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What Wage Stagnation Looks Like For Many Americans

Thu, 05/05/2016 - 3:06am

Figures show the U.S. economy is on an upswing but wages haven't gone up and many say their standard of living has flat lined or declined. It's a feeling the presidential candidates are tapping into.

DOT Announces Recall Of Up To 40 Million More Takata Air Bag Inflators

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 4:09pm

Takata, the Japanese auto parts supplier, now must fix up to 40 million more faulty air bag inflators. The U.S. Department of Transportation says this is the biggest safety recall in history.

Takata Airbag Recall Expands To 40 Million More Vehicles

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 3:34pm

Federal regulators have dramatically increased the number of vehicles to be recalled because of defective airbags made by Takata Corporation. An additional 35 to 40 million airbag inflators will need to be replaced, according to regulators. The vehicles will be recalled in five stages between now and December 2019.

Major Chains Sports Authority, Sport Chalet Close Hundreds Of Stores

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 3:34pm

Two large sporting goods chains, Sports Authority and Sport Chalet, are in the process of closing hundreds of stores nationwide. NPR's Robert Siegel talks with Jim Peltz, who has been covering this story for the Los Angeles Times.

Frozen Food Fears: 4 Things To Know About The Listeria Recall

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 2:47pm

The FDA issued a massive recall of frozen fruits and vegetables this week. Here's what you need to know about the nasty bug that's causing all the problems.

Panama Papers Fallout Hurts A Reputation Panama Thought It Had Fixed

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 2:25pm

Panama has improved transparency in its banking and legal sectors, and its economy is a bright spot in Latin America. But the Panama Papers have hurt the country's reputation.

How A Cheese Factory Is Transforming The Landscape Of Northern Colorado

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 1:03pm

Leprino's is the largest mozzarella manufacturer in the world. Now that the company is expanding, Colorado dairy farmers are beefing up their operations. The changes don't come without costs.

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