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Tribes' riches increase membership battles

Nov 23, 2006
Gambling is a big business for American Indian tribes — and that means big money for their members. But a growing number say they're being forced out of the pot. Rachel Dornhelm has the story.

Sandwich generation

Nov 23, 2006
Millions of Baby Boomers have become part of the "sandwich generation"— taking care of both their kids and their elderly parents. Apryl Lundsten reports.

Soup kitchen strain

Nov 23, 2006
Thanksgiving is one of the busiest days of the year for U.S. soup kitchens, but this year there's less to give thanks for. Food banks are feeling the strains of higher prices for fruits and vegetables. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.
People line up for soup at a soup kitchen.
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Betting on life expectancy

Nov 23, 2006
London could become the main trading center for new kind of security. The so-called "death derivative" will allow investors to bet on changes in the average human life span. Will New York markets miss out? Stephen Beard reports.

Holy Grail of coffee cups?

Nov 23, 2006
Every week 30 million-plus people grab coffee at Starbucks. That's a lot of cups. This spring, the company introduced a cup made with 10% post-consumer recycled fiber, the first of its kind. Sarah Gardner reports.

Virtual training's no game

Nov 23, 2006
While you're enjoying Thanksgiving dinner, thousands of police officers, firemen and EMTs are on duty. Sometimes there's not a lot to do, so they keep their skills sharp playing video games. Helen Palmer reports.