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Trump Promises Tax Cuts, Less Red Tape — So Long As Businesses Stay In U.S.

54 min 14 sec ago

President Trump met with corporate executives on Monday, promising tax cuts and regulatory relief. But he also warned CEOs against moving jobs to other countries.

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Ethics Experts File Lawsuit Saying Trump's Overseas Interests Violate Constitution

2 hours 54 min ago

The group filing the suit says it is asking a federal court "to stop President Trump from violating the Constitution by illegally receiving payments from foreign governments."

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Meet The Republican Governors Who Don't Want To Repeal All Of Obamacare

7 hours 20 min ago

Eleven states with Republican governors expanded Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act. Now those governors want to make sure the expansion isn't unwound if the ACA is repealed.

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Samsung Pins Blame On Batteries For Galaxy Note 7 Fires

Sun, 01/22/2017 - 9:03pm

The world's biggest smartphone maker announced the findings of its investigation into its fire-prone phones that led to a record-sized recall last fall.

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Trump Has Yet To Sever Ties With Businesses, Despite Promises, Report Says

Sun, 01/22/2017 - 7:06pm

Trump said he would surrender control to two of his sons by Friday, but ProPublica says there's no sign he has done so.

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Corporate Leader Brenda Barnes Dies At 63

Sat, 01/21/2017 - 7:16am

Brenda Barnes, the former CEO of Sara Lee, has died. She became known for quitting her job as the CEO of Pepsi-Cola to spend time with her family. Scott Simon speaks with her daughter Erin Barnes.

Survey Finds Lyft Drivers Happier Than Uber, Though Pay Has Declined

Sat, 01/21/2017 - 7:10am

A survey of 1,150 drivers found that those working for Lyft made more on average than those at Uber. It also illustrates demographics of participants in the ride-hailing industry.

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Will Trump's Tough Talk On Immigration Cause A Labor Shortage?

Sat, 01/21/2017 - 6:00am

In California, agriculture depends on immigrant labor. As Trump takes office, those involved in the state's huge farming industry are wondering how his hard-line stance will affect them.

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Episode 749: Professor Blackjack

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 3:53pm

Ed Thorp started his career teaching math at MIT. Then he slid sideways into blackjack, changed the game forever, and set his sights on Wall Street investing. He changed that forever too.

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Senate Panel Peppers Treasury Secretary Designate Mnuchin With Questions

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 4:13am

Steve Mnuchin ran into sharp criticism at his confirmation hearing on Thursday. Most of it had to do with his role as the CEO of a bank that critics say turned into a foreclosure machine.

Trump Treasury Nominee Defends Role In Foreclosure Crisis

Thu, 01/19/2017 - 3:27pm

Steven Mnuchin, Donald Trump's pick for treasury secretary, said the bank he ran did what it could to minimize foreclosures during the financial crisis. He also defended his use of offshore accounts for hedge fund clients, while acknowledging the need to close loopholes. Mnuchin also told lawmakers he thinks the Internal Revenue Service needs a bigger staff and better technology.

In U.S. Ethics Chief, An Unlikely Gadfly To Trump

Thu, 01/19/2017 - 3:27pm

Next week, leaders of the House Oversight Committee are expected to meet with the director of the Office of Government Ethics, who has been under fire for admonishing Trump to divest his businesses.

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Western Union Will Pay $586 Million For Aiding In Wire Fraud, Other Violations

Thu, 01/19/2017 - 2:12pm

The global money service company admitted it had acted criminally by "willfully failing to maintain an effective anti-money laundering program" and assisting people committing wire fraud.

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A Roundup Of The Controversies Over Rep. Tom Price's Investments

Thu, 01/19/2017 - 1:58pm

The nominee to lead the Department of Health and Human Services traded in health care stocks while pressing legislation that may have helped the companies he invested in.

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Athlete-Turned-Trucker Works To Improve Truckers' Health

Thu, 01/19/2017 - 11:08am

Once an elite swimmer and a Yale grad, Siphiwe Baleka now coaches 3,000 fellow truckers on the best ways to work out, eat right and stay connected on the road. Drivers say his wellness plan works.

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Trump Treasury Nominee Defends Profiting From Foreclosure Crisis

Thu, 01/19/2017 - 10:29am

Steven Mnuchin, who took over a bank that failed because of bad home loans, argued before the Senate Finance Committee that his actions saved thousands of jobs.

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Why America Is Growing The Most Sweet Potatoes Since WWII

Thu, 01/19/2017 - 6:00am

These sugary spuds are cheap and easy to grow, but the rise of postwar industrialization and processed foods made them less popular. Now, fad diets and trendy restaurants have sparked a renaissance.

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Trump's Labor Secretary Nominee Faces Critics On Both Sides Of The Aisle

Thu, 01/19/2017 - 4:08am

Andrew Puzder, CEO of the Carl's Jr. and Hardee's franchises, has been outspoken about labor policies. He now faces critics from the left and right in his bid to become the next labor secretary.

Mnuchin Likely To Face Questions Over Role In Foreclosures

Thu, 01/19/2017 - 4:08am

Treasury secretary pick Steve Mnuchin is expected to face hard questions at his confirmation hearing. During the financial crisis, Mnuchin led a bank that foreclosed on thousands of homeowners.

How Large Employer Health Plans Could Be Affected By Obamacare Overhaul

Thu, 01/19/2017 - 4:00am

With the future of the Affordable Care Act on the line, health insurance benefits for workers at large companies hang in the balance.

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