Despite decades of global efforts to get cleaner cookstoves to the poor in Bangladesh, very few have adopted them. A new study suggests talking more about the stoves' cheaper fuel costs and less about health hazards may help.
About 800 machinists at an Illinois Caterpillar plant are entering their third month on strike. Strikes of large numbers of workers were relatively common in the 1970s, but today, work stoppages of this size — and this length — are rare.
Airbus and Alabama officials announce the building of the company's first major manufacturing facility in the U.S on Monday. It's a $600 million investment that is expected to directly create about 1,000 jobs. Archrival Boeing has argued against allowing Airbus — a European company — to set up shop in the U.S.
The satellite TV provider Dish Network is offering subscribers a new feature that automatically skips over ads. But broadcast networks hate that idea and they're suing. All Things Considered host Melissa Block talks with Joe Arico, a staff writer for the technology blog Mobiledia, about the dispute.
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