Business, Economics and Jobs

Bell Labs

In the second half of the 20th century, it was a hotbed of unfettered creativity, churning out inventions, patents, and Nobel Prizes. From the TV to the fax machine, to the telephone itself -- if Bell Labs didn't invent it, they probably perfected it. Michelle Mercer looks back at the little lab from New Jersey that could.

Arts, Culture & Media

Fireworks shortage

Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Julie Heckman of the American Pyrotechnics Association to find out why port restrictions in China are causing a shortage of fireworks here for Fourth of July celebrations.

Global Politics

Zimbabwe banknotes

A German company that supplies the special paper for Zimbabwe's banknotes has bowed to pressure. It's announced that it will stop doing business with Robert Mugabe's government.

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