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Getting 'hip' to protecting U.S. jobs

Nancy Marshall-Genzer | Apr 26, 2007
United Steelworkers are forming an unusual partnership with corporate giants like U.S. Steel and Alcoa to fight overseas competition, in part by marketing blue-collar jobs to a tech-savvy generation.
Posted In: Jobs

Globalization's a love-hate affair

Sarah Gardner | Apr 26, 2007
A new report reveals that reactions to our increasingly global trade run the gamut, but most people around the world agree that someone needs to be looking out for the environment in all this. Sarah Gardner has more.
Posted In: Canada

Cash incentives for NYC's poor

Alisa Roth | Apr 26, 2007
New York mayor Michael Bloomberg wants to replicate a program being used in Mexico that offers cash incentives to poor families who meet certain goals, like keeping their children in school. Alisa Roth reports.
Posted In: Mexico, New York

Coal makes a comeback

| Apr 26, 2007
As CO2 sequestration technology gains momentum, so too does the groundswell of support to embrace coal as an energy source. We have it in spades, so Congress is circling back for a closer look, reports Jeremy Hobson.
Posted In: Washington

Bringing down the defense budget

Jeff Tyler | Apr 26, 2007
A nonpartisan report released today challenges the Bush administration's national defense funding priorities. It suggests we could improve homeland security and save about $56 billion taxpayer dollars. Jeff Tyler has more.
Posted In: Washington

No extra royalties for play-and-save downloads

Scott Jagow | Apr 26, 2007
Visitors to sites such as iTunes and AOL can listen and watch as they dowload files — and ASCAP sued, saying artists should get royalties both for the music and the performance as it downloads.
Posted In: Crime

OSHA in the hot seat

Steve Henn | Apr 26, 2007
It's the agency charged with making sure American workplaces are safe, but this morning the Senate will look at allegations that OSHA's been falling down on the job. Steve Henn reports.
Posted In: Jobs, Washington

Siemens CEO calls it quits

Stephen Beard | Apr 26, 2007
CEO Klaus Kleinfeld was actually cleared of involvement in the scandal surrounding German electronics giant Siemens, but he's announced that he'll step down anyway. Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Canada

John Bogle

Chris Farrell | Apr 25, 2007
John Bogle is the legendary founder of Vanguard, the giant mutual fund company. He's an industry pioneer, and within the mutual fund business...

Dow's up further, but is the economy?

Alisa Roth | Apr 25, 2007
The Dow Jones Industrials ended today at an all-time high: 13,089.89. Most other indexes are up, too. So is the economy on the upswing, or is this just a bunch of numbers? Alisa Roth reports.
Posted In: Investing, Wall Street