The lame-duck Congress probably won't get to all the spending bills on its long to-do list. Will the new Democratic-controlled Congress be able to instill fiscal responsibility in '07? Host Kai Ryssdal asks Maya MacGuineas.
A pharmaceutical company that sells anti-wrinkle cream is sponsoring a contest to find the Hottest Mom in America. The winner will get a cash prize, and become the company's spokesperson. Lisa Napoli reports.
In protest of high trading fees, a group of investment banks is set to launch its own trading system to rival European exchanges. And that could put the brakes on other merger deals. Stephen Beard explains.
As Lebanon tries to pick up the pieces of its war-ruined economy, many companies are taking out ads to inspire hope and confidence — and bolster their brands — but not everyone's feeling the love. Ben Gilbert reports.
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