PODCAST: Shed your tie for Mother Earth, Will Ferrell's beer of choice

Dec 15, 2011
With the Iowa caucuses just a few weeks out, we take at closer look at the economic policies of Republican candidate Newt Gingrich. Federal student aid programs could be on the chopping block. Russia is about to get its invitation to join the World Trade Organization as ministers from the group's 153 members meet in Geneva. And our weekly Attitude Check, part of our partnership with Gallup, looks at how Americans feel about the crisis in Europe.
There is a new plan to help save the planet and prevent global warming... by taking off your tie.
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Mid-day Extra: Another basketball star moves to L.A.

Dec 15, 2011
Point guard Chris Paul is moving to Los Angeles to play for the Clippers. What can that do for his own fame, and for the team's success down the line?

NBA reaches tentative deal

Nov 28, 2011
After months of deadlock, the National Basketball Association has reached a deal to begin the season on Christmas.

Cancelled NBA season could mean TV ratings dip

Nov 16, 2011
With the possibility of an NBA season looking increasingly grim, many television companies could soon feel the hurt, and need to find ways to fill the gap in their programming this winter.

Golden State sold for record amount

Jul 15, 2010
The Golden State Warriors basketball team was sold today for $450 million, which makes it the highest price ever paid for an NBA team....

N.B.A. Increases Salary Cap

Jul 7, 2010
The National Basketball Association announced Wednesday that it increased the salary cap for the 2010-2011 season to just over $58 million. The...

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