Show rundown for 10/14/2003

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Muhammad Pleads Innocent in Sniper Case

The case against John Allen Muhammad opens today in Virginia, a year after a series of deadly sniper shootings in the Washington-Virginia area.

IBM Chemical Case

More than 200 IBM workers have filed lawsuits against the company claiming they were exposed to toxic chemicals on the job. Today, one of those suits will be heard in a California courtroom.

Home Care Co-Pay Debated

In the 1970s, elderly patients were encouraged to receive some of their medical care at home rather than in more costly hospitals, and Medicare would pick up the tab for home care. Congress could change that.

Computer Viruses and Worms

A primer on how to protect your home computer.

Political Bestsellers

Political pundits Bill O'Reilly and Al Franken top the New York Times bestseller list.

Bolivians Protest Gas Exports

Thousands of people protest a plan by the Bolivian government to export natural gas to the U.S. and Mexico.

Bin Laden's Son Active in Iran

One of Osama Bin Laden's sons is living in Iran and reportedly directs Al Qaeda from there.

Muslim Dolls Hit the Toy Market

A Michigan businessman hopes a more conservatively dressed doll will appeal to young Muslim and non-Muslim girls.

Second Hand Nation

Two filmmakers in a used ambulance roam the country, discovering America's love of stuff.

This program aired on October 14, 2003.

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