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Fewer Young People Buying Houses, But Why?

Tue, 07/26/2016 - 4:54pm

First-time home buyers are participating at lower rates in the otherwise booming housing market. Experts offer differing opinions on whether — or when — younger buyers are likely to return.

Insurers May Share Blame For Increased Price Of Some Generic Drugs

Tue, 07/26/2016 - 3:53pm

Consumers often blame drug companies for the rapidly rising costs of some commonly used generic drugs. But changes made by insurers influence the price of these drugs, too, it turns out.

Starbucks' New Dress Code: Purple Hair And Fedoras OK, But Hoodies Forbidden

Tue, 07/26/2016 - 2:02pm

Yes, the green aprons remain, but you may begin noticing more personal flair underneath. Instead of black and white garments, baristas are now free to embrace "drabby chic."

The Rise And Fall Of FOX News CEO Roger Ailes

Tue, 07/26/2016 - 1:09pm

Ailes resigned last week amid allegations of sexual harassment. Biographer Gabriel Sherman joins Fresh Air to discuss the accusations, as well as Ailes' influence on political discourse in America.

Good News On Student Loans ... For Some

Tue, 07/26/2016 - 5:00am

More students are getting affordable payments, a new report says. But they might not be the ones who really need it.

Tesla's Ambitions Run Into The Realities Of Making Cars

Tue, 07/26/2016 - 4:21am

Tesla, which has roots in the tech world, is facing the challenge of becoming a successful car company amid scrutiny over its Autopilot technology.

Tesla's Ambitions Run Into The Realities Of Making Cars

Tue, 07/26/2016 - 4:21am

Tesla Motors faces scrutiny after a motorist died using its Autopilot feature. It has ambitions to be a tech company and an energy company, but first it must become a successful car company.

The Big Internet Brands Of The '90s — Where Are They Now?

Mon, 07/25/2016 - 3:41pm

Verizon's purchase of Yahoo will close the book on one of the oldest Internet companies. What happened to the other famous '90s brands, like GeoCities, Netscape and CompuServe? A nerdy remembrance.

A Look At Donald Trump's Ties To Russia

Mon, 07/25/2016 - 3:17pm

Donald Trump and top advisers have business ties with Russia and its leaders going back many years. Moscow has a distinct point of view about the U.S. presidential election and cause to support Trump.

Verizon Buys Yahoo's Core Assets

Mon, 07/25/2016 - 3:17pm

Verizon is buying Yahoo's Internet business for $4.83 billion. It's not a carefully designed deal, but a quick sale of the troubled Internet pioneer to the highest bidder.

Single Mom's Search For Therapist Hampered By Insurance Companies

Mon, 07/25/2016 - 3:17pm

Recent health laws were supposed to give people easier access to mental health care. But some adults who have anxiety or depression and need help are still having a tough time lining up treatment.

Verizon Buys Yahoo For $4.8 Billion In Cash, Touting Gains In Mobile

Mon, 07/25/2016 - 6:20am

The deal comes more than a year after Verizon paid $4.4 billion to acquire AOL; as part of Verizon, Yahoo will join the same division AOL currently occupies.

Why Summer Jobs Don't Pay Off Anymore

Mon, 07/25/2016 - 6:00am

Minimum wage flat, college tuition up, students broke: Summer jobs just doesn't have the purchasing power they used to, especially when you look at the cost of college.

What Verizon Will Get When It Buys Yahoo

Mon, 07/25/2016 - 4:10am

Verizon is expected to announce a deal to buy Yahoo's Internet business on Monday. The telecom giant is eyeing Yahoo's content — and more opportunities to sell ads on it.

Verizon Reportedly Prepares To Buy Yahoo For $4.8 Billion

Sun, 07/24/2016 - 11:44am

Verizon will announce the deal Monday, according to Bloomberg. While Yahoo will keep its most valuable assets, the move effectively disbands Yahoo as one of the longest-running Internet companies.

With More Money In Consumer Pockets, Back-To-School Sales Give Retailers A Boost

Sun, 07/24/2016 - 6:48am

The National Retail Federation predicts this year's back-to-school spending will shoot up. With a fall in gas prices, and lower inflation and interest rates, economists say Americans have extra cash.

Japan's Lunchbox Trend 'Kyaraben' Takes Lunch Prep To Another Level

Sun, 07/24/2016 - 6:48am

It's cute ... but is it too much cultural pressure?

Amid Board Game Boom, Designers Roll The Dice On Odd Ideas — Even Exploding Cows

Sun, 07/24/2016 - 6:48am

Sales of hobby games grew about 20 percent last year, and crowdfunding sites are opening doors for indie game designers. All this is paving the way for more than a few new and, well, inventive games.

The Rise, Fall And Lasting Influence Of Roger Ailes

Sat, 07/23/2016 - 4:03pm

Roger Ailes' biographer Gabriel Sherman discusses Ailes' influence on conservative politics and what his departure from Fox News means for the network's future.

They're Small, But These Big-City Apartments Tout Their Communal Feel

Sat, 07/23/2016 - 7:34am

For those eyeing city life, the trick to paying reasonable rent might mean downsizing — really downsizing. Developers of micro apartments says they offer affordability and a sense of community.




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