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Oil Spill Investigation A 'High Priority' For Justice
Over the past several months, senior Justice Department officials have visited the Gulf to examine critical pieces of evidence. Some legal experts wonder whether, in addition to possible criminal charges against the companies involved, the department may also prosecute individuals.
In Haiti, Single Moms Struggle With Camp Life
Hurricane Tomas skirted Haiti's capital last week, but the storm drenched the earthquake-ravaged country, highlighting its still-fragile state. Almost 10 months after the quake, more than a million people are living in makeshift camps. Even at one of the "better" camps, life is incredibly difficult.
Anti-Abortion Activist On Trial For 'Wanted' Posters
The trial for anti-abortion activist Flip Benham, who is accused of distributing "wanted" posters that target doctors who perform abortions, begins Monday. Some consider the posters a First Amendment right, but abortion rights activists say the posters are threatening.
Nudging Grocery Shoppers Toward Healthy Food
Some grocery stores are using the same sensory marketing tricks to change people's buying habits that big food companies and restaurants have used for years. These new marketing tools can also promote public health.
Stepping Up Exercise Could Help Beat The Cold Virus
It's the time of year when many people are sniffling and sneezing from a cold. But new research shows that people who exercise five days a week for 20 minutes or more had 40 percent fewer days of illness.
Sharp Rise In Oil Prices Could Hinder Recovery
A Colorado gas station and car wash owner is already feeling the impact of sharply rising crude prices. Some analysts say continued increases could slow down the economy as it struggles to recover.
Placido Domingo: The Spellbinding Voice Of A Titan Tenor
To find out just what makes Domingo so compelling as Otello, the warrior who suspects his wife has been unfaithful, we turn to some of his fans: singer and composer Rufus Wainwright, former music critic Tim Page and opera star Renee Fleming.
In India, Obama Pushes Trade, Security Issues
Speaking to reporters in New Delhi on Monday, President Obama called the relationship between U.S. and India a "defining partnership" of the 21st century. In his first stop on an extended tour of Asia, Obama sat down with India's prime minister and also addressed parliament Monday. Obama aimed to boost trade and get cooperation on anti-terrorism efforts with the visit, and India wanted support in its push for a seat on the U.N. Security Council.
Examining U.S.-India Economic Ties
As President Obama arrives in India, Renee Montagne talks with Wall Street Journal Delhi business correspondent Amol Sharma about the importance of economic ties between the U.S. and India -- and the huge defense deals on the horizon.
Does New Congress Have Changes In Store For Fed?
The Federal Reserve is supposed to be independent of politicians, but no one in Washington is immune from politics. Fed chairman Ben Bernanke has been both praised and attacked for his actions during and after the global financial crisis. Following last week's elections, he finds some of his stiffest critics with new power. Renee Montagne talks with David Wessel, economics editor of The Wall Street Journal.