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Deadly Black Lung Disease Rises Among Coal Miners

Despite legislation meant to enact safety practices to prevent coal miners from getting black lung disease, workers are still being exposed to high levels of dust. Hari Sreenivasan talks to NPR reporter Howard Berkes about his investigation into the increased…

World Sep 10

Trapped Miners’ Families Stay Vigilant in Chile

COPIAPO, Chile | The makeshift tent city at the entrance to the San Jose gold and copper mine houses relatives of the 33 miners trapped by a cave-in nearly half a mile underground. For more than a month, they have…

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