May 30, 2006

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Who Needs Sleep?

May 30, 2006
Workers in Hollywood are complaining about work conditions. Not about pay. Not about benefits. About the fact that they work the weirdest hours. And now, someone's made a film about it. Lisa Napoli reports.

Supreme Court: Sorry, whistleblowers

May 30, 2006
In a 5-4 vote, the US Supreme Court ruled that government whistleblowers are not protected by free-speech rights when trying to expose possible misconduct at work. From Washington, John Dimsdale explains.

Follow the spelling bee

May 30, 2006
Commentator Marcellus Andrews says the National Spelling Bee should inspire changes to the US educational system that will make America's children competitive in the world economy.

From CEO to secretary . . . Why?

May 30, 2006
Why would Goldman Sachs CEO Henry Paulson leave the nation's most prestigious investment bank to replace John Snow as Treasury secretary? Fortune's Patty Sellers talks with host Kai Ryssdal about possible reasons.

EU court strikes down US deal

May 30, 2006
A US law requiring airlines to provide detailed passenger information on international flights coming into the country has been ruled illegal by the European Court of Justice. From London, Stephen Beard reports.

Fight against AIDS continues

May 30, 2006
After 25 years the spread of AIDS seems to be slowing. But 40 million people are infected with HIV, and unprecedented resources are being spent to keep fighting it. Helen Palmer reports.

Displaced in Iraq

May 30, 2006
The Iraqi government says nearly 15,000 families — about 100,000 people — have been forced out of their homes by factional fighting since the US invasion. From Karbala, Borzou Daragahi reports.