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Wal-Mart is pushing to create a cheaper, more flexible workforce by capping wages, using more part-time workers and scheduling more workers on nights and weekends. Host Kai Ryssdal talks to New York Times reporter Steve Greenhouse.
A bill passed by Congress would ban most Internet gambling in the U.S. by making it illegal for banks and credit card companies to pay out. Shares in the UK's online gaming firms plunged on the news. Stephen Beard reports.
Talks on what air passenger data should be passed from Europe to the U.S. reached a deadlock, raising fears that air travel could be disrupted. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
For the first time in years, the Supreme Court has a business-heavy caseload ahead as it convenes for a new term today. Court watchers say Chief Justice John Roberts is behind the shift. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
Congress is out until Election Day and politicians are back in their home districts buying ads and making speeches. But are they solving anything we really care about? Scott Tong reports.
President Bush signed a bill Saturday extending economic sanctions against Iran without the support of China or Russia. Commentator and political philosopher Benjamin Barber argues that such unilateralist tactics are passé.
Two private equity firms have jointly offered $15 billion to buy out the world's biggest casino operator. Harrah's Entertainment owns 39 casinos nationwide, including Caesars Palace. Steve Tripoli reports.