- Newsmaker: House and Senate Agree on Corporate Reform Bill
As John Rigas, founder of cable TV giant Adelphia Communications, and his two sons were being arrested on fraud charges, the Congress reached final agreement on a massive corporate reform bill. Rex Nutting, of CBS MarketWatch.com, looks at the legislation aimed at eliminating corporate excess and boosting investor confidence.
- Reporter-s Notebook: Sacrifice of Kurdish Daughter Divides Swedes In Sweden this January, a 26 year-old immigrant Kurdish girl was killed by her father for becoming too European. Sadly, the incident illustrates an immigration problem that is spreading all over Europe. The New York Times- Sarah Lyall, explains how the tragedy has divided Swedes and carries frightening ramifications for elections this coming November.
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