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The latest report from the Case Schiller Index says home prices in 20 big metro areas fell 0.2% in December. But the index is up by 0.3% when adjusted for the time of year. What do these numbers indicate? Mitchell Hartman reports.
The Conference Board said its Consumer Confidence Index fell almost 11 points in February. But consumers, and that number, can be a little fickle. Alisa Roth reports.
The global financial crisis and Toyota's current mess have something in common -- government watchdogs didn't fully understand the complex systems they were supposed to be regulating. Bob Moon reports.
Intel CEO Paul Otellini talks with Kai Ryssdal about why his company is investing $3.5 billion in U.S. tech companies and how it plans to put more college graduates to work.
Some libel cases in the U.K. have generated lots of controversy, and reactions that have sprung up as a result could have international impact. Rico Gagliano reports.
A number of states have started programs using drug companies' sales strategies to bring doctors a different message about what medications they should prescribe. Gregory Warner reports.
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