Jan 31, 2008

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I don't want an ugly American passport

Jan 31, 2008
The plain pages of U.S. passports are now being replaced with pages displaying Americana and quotes of famous presidents. Commentator and travel writer Karrie Jacobs says the new look is not something she's proud to have in hand.

Lilly accused of unapproved drug sales

Jan 31, 2008
Drug maker Eli Lilly is facing allegations of marketing its top-selling drug, Zyprexa, intended to treat schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, for other ailments. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.
Eli Lilly drug Zyprexa, used to treat schizophrenia and severe bipolar disorder.
Eli Lilly

Bond insurer losses may hit the streets

Jan 31, 2008
The world's largest bond insurer, MBIA, posted a quarterly loss of $2.3 billion largely due to fallout from mortgage-backed securities. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports on the impacts on government projects funded by municipal bond markets.

Sports fans keep paying the price

Jan 31, 2008
Will Leitch, author of "God Save The Fan," talks with Kai Ryssdal about how sports leagues take their fans for granted -- and the fans keep coming back.

A look at the Clinton economic plan

Jan 31, 2008
It's a good bet the economy's going to be a major topic of discussion during the Democratic presidential debate tonight in Los Angeles. Kai Ryssdal talks with Sen. Hillary Clinton's economic adviser Gene Sperling about her proposals.

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