In the 1990s, most people didn't know the Commodity Futures Trading Commission's chairman was warning about derivatives and being ignored. Frontline's Michael Kirk reports on Brooksley Born's fight against Washington's economic establishment.
Half of America's private-sector workers don't get paid sick leave. So, even when they don't feel well and could infect others, many of them still show up at the office. And that's not what the doctor ordered. Curt Nickisch reports.
A federal judge in California has barred the state from cutting money from an in-home care program for the elderly and disabled. Other states may see their proposed budget cuts rolled back by the courts, too. Jeff Tyler reports.
Pfizer, Caterpillar, Wells Fargo and DuPont are among companies reporting better-than-expected profits this quarter. Analysts say there are more to come. Does good news for corporations mean a recovering economy? Alisa Roth reports.
No independent music label has done more to bring a lot of bands from obscurity to the top of the college charts than Merge Records. It was started 20 by two punk rockers, Laura Ballance and Mac McCaughan. They talk with Kai Ryssdal.
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