A growing number of citizen groups from small towns are organizing against bottled water companies pumping locally. Sarah Gardner reports on a New Hampshire town's concerns over the tapping of its groundwater reserves.
British labor unions are threatening to strike over the escalating cost of energy. The latest estimates suggest household energy bills in Britain will soar this winter. Stephen Beard has more on what unions might be planning.
From disappearing to experiencing sexual assault, many vacationers don't realize the potential dangers one can face on a cruise ship. One group is asking the Senate to beef up cruise security. Jeremy Hobson reports.
China's government has relaxed some of its rules by allowing non-governmental organizations to help with earthquake relief efforts. But these NGOs are still working within some limiting regulations. Lisa Chow reports.
A large portion of federally-subsidized rental units will be in jeopardy in the next five years once Section 8 housing contracts expire. Sarah Gardner reports the average post-Section 8 rent hike is between 20% and 40%.
The Government Accountability Office has urged the Air Force to do a deal with Airbus to build the next generation of airborne fuel tankers. But there's still room for Boeing to compete in Congress. Steve Henn reports.
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