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Oct 13, 2006

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Nobel Peace Prize credits microlender

Oct 13, 2006
Muhammad Yunus, who founded the Grameen Bank in Bangladesh that offers very small loans, is recognized for his work in improving Third World lives.

Satisfying Mexpats' taste for home

Oct 13, 2006
Mexico is home to half a million Americans, and specialty food stores there cater to their every craving. Just don't look at the price tag. Dan Grech reports.

Hollywood's got religion (In theaters, on DVD)

Oct 13, 2006
Production of faith-based films is growing in Hollywood. Movies with biblical and moral themes are seeking to tap into an audience discovered by the success of "Passion of the Christ." Diantha Parker reports.

Little left: Air America seeks Chapter 11

Oct 13, 2006
Air America Radio, the liberal talk and news network, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. The network said it will stay on the air while it resolves issues with its creditors. Janet Babin reports.

Security Council to consider North Korea sanctions

Oct 13, 2006
The U.S. brought a stiff resolution on North Korea sanctions to the U.N. Security Council. What it'll look like when it comes out the other end is anybody's guess. Amy Scott reports.

Sportingbet goes all in — for $1

Oct 13, 2006
British-based online gaming company got dealt too many bad hands, especially when Congress made it illegal for banks and credit-card companies to accept payment from online gambling sites. Eleanor Beardsley reports.

The drugs ads we <em>need</em> to see

Oct 13, 2006
New drugs on the market treat addictions for heroin, alcohol and tobacco. But doctor and commentator Stefan Kertesz says there's a reason we're not hearing about them.

Is it UTube or YouTube?

Oct 13, 2006
Utube.com, a website for used tubes and pipes, has been swamped with visitors confusing it with the online video site YouTube.com. Kai Ryssdal talks with the owner of Universal Tube and Rollform Equipment.