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Cheer up, Germany!

Kyle James | Nov 22, 2005
From Berlin, Kyle James looks at what one German company - and indeed, the whole country - is doing to get its workers to stop complaining about their jobs and look on the bright side of life.

Unionizing Indian call centers

Miranda Kennedy | Nov 22, 2005
Labor organizers are working to unionize call center employees in India. But as Miranda Kennedy reports, not all employees are eager to join.

Bird flu prevention

| Nov 22, 2005
Commentator Natasha Loder argues more money needs to be spent to prevent a possible bird flu pandemic at its source.
Posted In: Health

The future of 'Nightline'

Ashley Milne-Tyte | Nov 22, 2005
Ted Koppel signs off today as the long-time anchor of "Nightline." Ashley Milne-Tyte reports on the likely fate of the late-night news show in light of declining viewership.

"You'll shoot your eye out, Ralphie."

Jeff Tyler | Nov 22, 2005
US PIRG releases its 20th annual survey on toy safety today. Jeff Tyler reports.
Posted In: Health

Spyware company on trial

| Nov 22, 2005
A California company that's admitted to infecting 18 million computers with spyware and adware goes on trial today for unfair business practices. Gretchen Cook reports.

Sometimes low prices. Sometimes.

Amy Scott | Nov 22, 2005
A new report out shows Wal-Mart often fails to charge an item's listed price at the checkout counter. Amy Scott reports.

Computers of the world, unite!

Janet Babin | Nov 22, 2005
IBM has announced a new initiative in which the computational power of idle desktop computers the world over will be brought together to crunch data in search of new treatments for HIV. Janet Babin reports.


Helen Palmer | Nov 22, 2005
New research excessive noise is bad for both hospital workers and patients. Helen Palmer reports.
Posted In: Health

Help wanted

Dan Grech | Nov 22, 2005
GM may be laying off workers and closing plants, but manufacturers across the board are hunting for qualified wokers. Apparently, the skills gap is wider and deeper than anyone suspected. From WLRN in Miami, Dan Grech reports.



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