Nov 9, 2006

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Lowering the language barrier

Nov 9, 2006
The number of Latinos fatally-injured on the job has been climbing for years, due in part to language barriers with their English-speaking supervisors. One company in Nashville is trying to bridge the gap. Blake Farmer reports.

Zune challenges iPod with royalty deal

Nov 9, 2006
Microsoft's new MP3 player debuts next week and with it comes an unprecedented agreement: Universal Music Group will get a small cut of every $250 Zune sold. What's in it for Microsoft? Janet Babin reports.

Blueprint for safer surgery

Nov 9, 2006
The FDA has a new plan to improve safety monitoring for medical devices like pacemakers, defibrillators and those spring-like stents that pop arteries open during surgery. Helen Palmer reports.

Wall Street's election winners and losers

Nov 9, 2006
The Dow hit a new record high yesterday as alternative energy companies and biotechs celebrated Democratic wins. HMOs and other health care stocks didn't fare so well. Alisa Roth reports.

Going after Cheney's task force?

Nov 9, 2006
One priority of the incoming Democratic Congress will be to repeal tax breaks given to Big Oil in last year's Energy Act — and they may investigate the controversial task force behind the legislation while they're at it. Sarah Gardner…

Budget bills await

Nov 9, 2006
Democrats will take over both the House and Senate when the 110th Congress is sworn in January 3. And they may inherit unfinished business from their lame-duck predecessor. John Dimsdale explains.

Iran moves into the information slow lane

Nov 9, 2006
Recently the Iranian government restricted use of high-speed Internet for residents there, and it's having a far-reaching effect. Nancy Farghalli explains.
Two Iranian women work at an Internet cafe in Tehran in 2004.
Henghameh Fahimi, AFP/Getty Images

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