DuPont has reached a settlement with the government over Teflon. The EPA had alleged that DuPont hid information about a toxic chemical used to make the non-stick substance. From the Innovations desk at WUNC, Janet Babin reports.
Transparency International says as many as 45% of Mexican households paid bribes last year. As Carole King reports from Mexico City, some people are surprised to learn they actually can say no to everyday corruption.
Governments are casting their surveillance net ever wider, trying to track suspected terrorists. Today, the European Parliament said it might want to look at phone and e-mail records. From London, Stephen Beard reports.
Tomorrow, the House is set to vote on an immigration bill backed by the Republican leadership. The bill pleases a lot of law-and-order conservatives. But as Gretchen Cook reports, not all of the bill's opponents are liberals.
The House passed a bill a couple weeks ago cutting $50 billion from the budget; some of that money came from Medicaid. The cut's running into more political opposition than its backers might have expected. Robert Reich explains why.
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