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Tracking drug smugglers on interstate highways

Jun 14, 2011
The U.S. gives millions to local officers to enforce specific stretches of interstate roads.
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Organized labor fighting for domestic worker rights

Jun 14, 2011
AFL-CIO and other labor groups want workplace protections for nannies and housekeepers, even though U.S. law prevents those workers from joining unions.
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How Mexican cartels get drugs across the border

Jun 13, 2011
Most illegal drugs cross into the Southwestern U.S. Devin Browne brings us this look at one particular drug route across the Mexican border.
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California prison costs prompt reform

Jun 6, 2011
California, faced with rocketing prison costs, is considering its options. But proposals, including early releases and tax hikes, are controversial.
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Arizona faces challenges after legalizing medical marijuana

Jun 3, 2011
Although the state has legalized medical marijuana, a recent lawsuit against the federal government is complicating the situation.
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'Expert networking' trial set to open

Jun 2, 2011
Bloomberg reporter Patricia Hurtado explains the insider-trading case that is set to open today investigating alleged "expert networking."
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Sports organizations try to tackle match fixing

Jun 1, 2011
Big sports organizations like the IOC, FIFA, and UEFA are grappling with how to tackle corruption as it becomes more widespread.
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Freakonomics: The legality of online poker

May 31, 2011
Debating the legality and morality of online poker. Does it pass the "daughter test"? And does the government play a personal role in the decision of whether to outlaw it?
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Number of roll-your-own cigarette shops billows

May 25, 2011
It's cheaper to roll your own cigarettes. But regulators say roll-your-own shops are really cigarette manufacturers, subject to all applicable laws and taxes.
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SEC to vote on paying tipsters

May 25, 2011
As part of financial reform, the Securities and Exchange Commission is about to formalize a bounty system for whistleblowers on corporate fraud.
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