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December 15th, 2009
12:00 PM ET

New research shows Americans living longer

New research suggests Americans may live a lot longer than the government's projections. Up to eight years longer.

While that's very good news on the surface it does have implications for the economy, our work force, and our health care system. Our Dr. Sanjay Gupta joined us on Tuesday's American Morning to break it all down.

Filed under: Dr. Gupta's Mailbag • Health
December 15th, 2009
11:00 AM ET

CT scans linked to cancer

There are serious questions today about the safety of CT scans. Two new studies now suggest they deliver far more radiation than previously reported, and may actually cause thousands of cancer cases in this country each year.

Our Dr. Sanjay Gupta joined us on Tuesday's American Morning to discuss the risks and benefits of CT scans.

Filed under: Dr. Gupta's Mailbag • Health
December 15th, 2009
10:00 AM ET

Dumbest moments in business 2009

Loudmouth CEOs, islands in the desert and bringing dead celebrities back to life. CNN Money's annual list of the business world's bonehead plays marches on.

CNNMoney: Read the full story »

Filed under: Business
December 15th, 2009
09:00 AM ET

Tiger's sinking stock

He's bigger than golf. Bigger than sports. He is a brand.

Now, Tiger Woods is stepping away from the sport that made him the first billion dollar athlete, and a loyal sponsor is bailing on him.

To talk about the impact this could have, we spoke to USA Today sports business reporter Michael McCarthy on Tuesday's American Morning.

Filed under: Business • Sports
December 15th, 2009
08:00 AM ET

Source: Secret document details Iran's nuclear goals

There could now be written proof that Iran is trying to build a nuclear weapon. Experts say a new top secret document talks about a device that has no peaceful use at all.

Is it the smoking gun?

On Tuesday's American Morning, we spoke with former weapons inspector David Albright, and Robin wright, who is testifying before a House subcommittee on national security today.

Filed under: Iran
December 15th, 2009
07:30 AM ET

Recall of millions of roman shades and roll up blinds


WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer products. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.

Company – Number of Units –  Sold At

Window Covering Safety Council – All Roman shades (25 million) and Roll-up blinds (27 million) Retailers nationwide

Walmart – 500,000 Roman shades 600,000 Roll-up blinds – Walmart stores and other retailers

JCPenney – X million Roman Shades 340 Roll-up blinds – JCPenney

Lotus and Windoware – 250,000 Roll-up Blinds – Ace Hardware and Big Lots

All Strong Industry – 290,000 Roman shades – Walmart stores and other retailers

Pottery Barn Stores – 350,000 Roman shades 45,000 Roller shades – Pottery Barn Kids, Pottery Barn, and PBTeens

International Merchandise – 355,000 Roll-up Blinds – Big Lots

West Elm – 42,00 Roman shades – West Elm’s catalog and website

Louis Hornick – 6,000 Roman shades – Ross Stores

The Land of Nod – 2,000 Roman shades – Land of Nod Stores

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Filed under: Business
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