Segments From this episode
A Pew Center report shows that one of the fastest-growing spending areas for states is criminal correction. But as states struggle with their budgets, is the price of spending on the penitentiary system worth it? Rico Gagliano reports.
Americans are taking fewer vacation days and clocking in more hours just to stay employed. Kai Ryssdal talks to sociologist Dalton Conley about the fading separation between work and life.
The American Trucking Association is pushing an initiative to allow bigger trucks on the road. They say it's good for the planet, but opponents argue it'll hurt independent truckers. Sadie Babits reports.
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