Two Russian-born scientists won the Nobel Prize in physics for their work on graphene, a form of carbon just one atom thick, but 100 times stronger than steel. The NewsHour's new science correspondent, Miles O'Brien, has the details.
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China's detention of four employees of the Australian mining company Rio Tinto on suspicion of stealing government secrets earlier this month has caused a stir on the global business front.
As part of the Big Picture election series focusing on Pittsburgh, Ray Suarez examines how the economy and other issues are weighing on the minds of voters in Steel City as the region works to reinvent itself from an industrial-based…
An overpass near the Oakland-San Francisco Bay Bridge collapsed last month after a gasoline truck crashed into a guardrail and burst into flames. For an engineering professor, the incident has turned into a lesson for building safer structures.
Philanthropist and businessman Andrew Carnegie left a lasting impression on the American landscape. Correspondent Paul Solman looks at Carnegie's life, including how he made and gave away his money.
Workers at Weirton Steel in West Virginia fear more layoffs at a plant that was once the largest industrial employer in the state and the economic engine of the town. In a 30th anniversary special, the NewsHour returns to Weirton.
President Bush announced Thursday he would repeal the tariffs on foreign steel imposed in March 2002 to avoid a threatened trade war with Europe and Asia.
President Bush announced today that the U.S. would impose tariffs of up to 30 percent on steel imports in an effort to protect the slumping American steel industry.
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