- Newsmaker: US vs. The World at Climate Change Conference - The US is being blamed for gridlock as 180 nations struggle to reduce greenhouse gases at a global warming conference at The Hague in the Netherlands. Kevin Curtis is vice president for governmental affairs at the National Environmental Trust, a nonprofit environmental advocacy group that focuses on global warming. He speaks with us from The Hague where the trust had a temporary office during the conference
- Reporter's Notebook: Amazon.com Goes Down on Biggest Shopping Day of the Year - On the first day of the year's major shopping period, the big stores are reporting big crowds, but there's trouble on the Internet as Amazon.com hiccups. Knight Kiplinger, editor-in-chief of The Kiplinger Letter, talks with us about holiday spending trends and e-commerce on the Internet.
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The day after Thanksgiving and they're still talking dimples and chads. Despite Florida's vote certification on Monday, there's no end in sight as the battle for the presidency moves to the US Supreme Court. With all this, can history's most closely divided Congress do any business? We ask Arkansas' Republican Senator Tim Hutchinson and California Democratic Congresswoman Maxine Waters.