• North Korea to Talk
Pyongyang softens amid sanctions
With U.N.-approved sanctions strangling its already weak economy following an Oct. 9 nuke test, North Korea agreed to resume six-nation talks on disarmament, possibly as early as this month.
• Al-Jazeera in English
News net to launch new channel
The Arabic TV network that has irked the U.S. by airing al-Qaeda videos will mark its 10th birthday with the launch next week of an English-language channel available worldwide--even in the U.S.
• KFC Trims the Fat
Menu 80% trans-fat free by '07
Four months after being sued for frying its chicken in...