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Sony's hopes ride on PlayStation 3

Nov 17, 2006
Gamers who waited in line for days snapped up PlayStation 3 as it went on sale today. Jeff Gerstmann at GameSpot says Sony's placing a big bet on the product.

'Fast Food Nation' not very filling

Nov 17, 2006
Writer John Brady says the movie adaptation of Eric Schlosser's best-selling book on the fast-food industry has some unnecessary ingredients mixed in with its meaty parts.

CEOs like their options — too much

Nov 17, 2006
A study out today indicates that not all corporate executives are earning their pay honestly. Playing fast and loose with stock options has generated serious cash for some bigwigs. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.
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Private spooks for hire

Nov 17, 2006
U.S. intelligence agencies are having a hard time grooming enough agents and analysts to cover their post-9/11 needs. So, they're relying more on private contractors. Jeff Tyler reports.

Nymex goes public — bigtime

Nov 17, 2006
The New York Mercantile Exchange, the world's biggest energy market, today pulled off the year's biggest initial public offering. Amy Scott reports.

In Vietnam, talking about Iraq

Nov 17, 2006
President Bush is in Vietnam for a meeting of APEC countries. But most of the questions sent his way in Hanoi weren't about the talks on economic cooperation.

India closer to U.S. nuclear technology

Nov 17, 2006
The Senate has passed a bill to let the U.S. share civilian nuclear technology with India. Miranda Kennedy has more from New Delhi.

In Algeria, T.G.I. <nobr>. . .</nobr> Wednesday?

Nov 17, 2006
Algerians used to have a Saturday-Sunday weekend. But they replaced that tradition in the '70s with Thursday-Friday. Sarah Richards reports that some are now wondering if the non-Western weekend makes economic sense.