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The number of flights in the United States is expected to triple in the next 20 years. That's lit a fire under a long-planned, multibillion-dollar overhaul of the air-traffic-control system. Kim Green reports.
Old pipes and lousy management have left more than a billion people in the world without water. In New Delhi, 25% of households don't have any water piped in. Miranda Kennedy reports on what it takes to get a drink.
The president's push for ethanol as an alternative fuel means one thing — subsidies. Economist Susan Lee says bureaucrats and politicians don't usually do well with those.
The Conference Board came out with a report today saying U.S. productivity growth is slipping. Kai Ryssdal talks with the Board's Ken Goldstein about what that might mean for inflation and interest rates.
Analysis shows that the nation's 100 largest companies have set aside more than enough money to take care of their pension obligations. That's a big change from just a few years ago. John Dimsdale reports.
President Bush wants us to use a lot more ethanol. The corn-based fuel substitute is a rising political star on Capitol Hill. But ethanol's future may not be in corn. Sam Eaton reports.