A bill designed to improve railroad safety (H.R. 2095) has been approved by a conference committee and must now be signed into law by the president. The new law (P.L. 110-432) reduces stress on workers by decreasing overall work hours and increasing the amount of time off between shifts.
While countries once defined themselves by military might, the fall of the Soviet Union precipitated an emphasis on economic might. Spies, both political and industrial, now delve into private industry to steal trade secrets and spare themselves costly research and development expenses. In Among Enemies, author Luke Bencie warns readers to beware of such efforts.