Ashley Milne-Tyte | Feb 21, 2007
Wal-Mart has approached its major suppliers with another initiative — boosting diversity within their ranks. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
Kai Ryssdal | Feb 21, 2007
British Airways announced it's buying four new jets from Boeing — not Airbus — with the option to buy four more. John Newhouse, author of a new book on the Boeing-Airbus rivalry talks with Kai Ryssdal.
Janet Babin | Feb 21, 2007
MIT has an alternative pricing plan for its courses. Total cost: not much more than an Internet connection. And you get everything regular students get . . . except the diploma. Janet Babin reports.
| Feb 21, 2007
Democrats on Capitol Hill are pushing for fair-labor standards to be attached to all international trade agreements. Commentator Robert Reich says those standards would be good for both sides.
Scott Tong | Feb 21, 2007
Tens of millions of China's young people are unmarried and too busy working in the new Chinese economy to look for spouses. In Shanghai, parents are lending a hand with a trip to People's Park. Scott Tong reports.
Steve Henn | Feb 21, 2007
The new House rules are supposed to restrict privately-sponsored congressional getaways — but the rules don't apply if a charity's paying, and that means it could be on anyone's dime.
Sarah Gardner | Feb 21, 2007
A Texas power company wants to build 16 new coal-fired power plants and the governor is ready to fast-track the plan. That's sparked an all-out environmental war — with some strange bedfellows working together on the frontlines.
Alisa Roth | Feb 21, 2007
AT&T wants Microsoft to pay for overseas patent infringement. The case goes before the Supreme Court today, and the outcome could have far-reaching effects.
Scott Jagow | Feb 21, 2007
European indie music force Impala has successfully lobbied to block Warner Music's previous attempts at buying EMI Records. So Warner made 'em a deal too good to pass up and now it's preparing an all-cash bid for EMI.
| Feb 21, 2007
The tech world is waiting today to see if the companies have finally come to an agreement. Cisco Systems sued Apple over the iPhone name back in January, but the conversation has lasted five years.