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No-Kill Caviar Aims To Keep The Treat And Save The Sturgeon

Sun, 03/30/2014 - 4:09am

A method of extracting eggs from sturgeon without killing or cutting aims to revamp the industry and lower prices for this long-luxe treat. Critics say the idea is great. The taste? That's debatable.

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Boeing's Iconic 747 May Be Flying Into The Sunset

Sat, 03/29/2014 - 10:11am

Sales of the airliner are flagging, and airlines are retiring their 747 fleets. The end may be near for the original "jumbo jet," but in its glory days, it offered an experience like no other.

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GM Expands Ignition Switch Recall To Newer Cars

Sat, 03/29/2014 - 7:00am

General Motors announced Friday that it was recalling 824,000 more small cars due to faulty ignition switches. NPR's Sonari Glinton speaks with NPR's Scott Simon about GM's woes.

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Tech Week: Smartphones And You, Virtual Reality, NPR Plays

Sat, 03/29/2014 - 6:40am

The fairy tale of virtual reality company Oculus VR, your stories of smartphone distraction and the possible end to the NSA's bulk phone record collection led this week's tech conversations.

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Made In China — But Was It Made In A Prison?

Sat, 03/29/2014 - 4:37am

Prisoners in China's re-education-through-labor camps make everything from electronics to shoes, which find their way into U.S. homes. U.S. efforts to stop their export have met with limited success.

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Would March Be Less Mad If Players Were Paid?

Sat, 03/29/2014 - 4:37am

A ruling this week that football players at Northwestern University could join a union has prompted dire warnings, but the most popular college sports probably wouldn't change much at all.

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Would March Be Less Mad If Players Were Paid?

Sat, 03/29/2014 - 4:37am

A ruling this week that football players at Northwestern University could join a union has prompted dire warnings, but the most popular college sports probably wouldn't change much at all.

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Made In China — But Was It Made In A Prison?

Sat, 03/29/2014 - 4:37am

Prisoners in China's re-education-through-labor camps make everything from electronics to shoes, which find their way into U.S. homes. U.S. efforts to stop their export have met with limited success.

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GM Recalls More Cars Over Possible Faulty Ignition Switches

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 5:36pm

The recall covers 971,000 cars worldwide and includes all model years of the Chevy Cobalt, HHR, Pontiac G5, Solstice, Saturn Ion and Sky. It follows a recall of 1.6 million cars last month.

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Russia's Energy Market Heft Leaves Neighbors Unsettled

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 3:00pm

Moscow has long used its energy exports to win political concessions from its neighbors. In the last decade, Russia has twice threatened to cut off its natural gas supplies to Ukraine.

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In Ukraine's Industrial Heart, An Economic Affinity With Russia

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 3:00pm

In Eastern Ukraine, the country's industrial heartland, many workers fear for their jobs if Ukraine joins the European Union.

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Stocks Or The Mattress? Winning The Retirement Championship

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 2:07pm

How well will the economy perform? If you wager well, you can have a much more comfortable retirement. Take a quiz and see how different economic scenarios could affect your nest egg.

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Tijuana's New Breed Of Entrepreneurs Create Technical Businesses

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 4:00am

In the Mexican border city of Tijuana, entrepreneurs are going after a share of the Internet economy that usually goes to Asia. At a business incubator, they want to work with U.S. tech companies.

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Ford Investment In Ohio Plants Boosts Midwest Car Manufacturing

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 4:00am

Ford Motor Company is adding 300 jobs and investing $500,000 at its plant in Lima, Ohio. Earlier this month, Ford announced it was moving production of two truck models to Ohio from Mexico.

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Comparing Law School Rankings? Read The Fine Print

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 2:26am

When a school hires its own students, it can bump up its ranking. One school employs 20 percent of its most recent graduates — and jumped nine spots in the rankings this year.

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IMF's Lagarde: Women In Workforce Key To Healthy Economies

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 2:24am

Christine Lagarde says giving women access to the job market isn't just about equal opportunity — it makes economic sense. In an interview, she also reflects on being the only woman in the room.

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Cases Of Edible Peanut Butter Dumped After Bankruptcy Dispute

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 1:40am

Nearly a million jars are being dumped at a New Mexico landfill to expedite the sale of a bankrupt peanut-processing plant that was at the heart of a 2012 salmonella outbreak and nationwide recall.

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Women And Wealth: Local To Global Money Lessons

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 5:31pm

In the weeks leading up to Tax Day on April 15, NPR will explore the topic of women and wealth. The stories and conversations will cover working, investing and sharing lessons about money.

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Latinos Live Longer But Struggle To Save Enough For Retirement

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 3:00pm

One of the fastest-growing demographic groups, Latinos have a longer life expectancy than whites and blacks. But four out of five Hispanic households have less than $10,000 in retirement savings.

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The Search For The Perfect Cup Of Coffee Can Be Such A Grind(er)

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 2:25pm

It's the holy grail of the coffee world: a grinder that optimizes flavor from every bean. An Idaho couple has spent years perfecting a hand-cranked machine that's as good as much pricier models.

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