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Why A Chinese Company Invested Billions Of Dollars In The U.S.

Thu, 11/02/2017 - 3:07pm

A mysterious Chinese company has invested billions of dollars in the U.S. during a two-year span. Planet Money reporters dig into the background of the HNA group, and what they find illustrates vast fault lines in China's economy.

Not All Republicans On Board With Proposed Tax Plan

Thu, 11/02/2017 - 3:07pm

The Republicans rolled out their tax plan on Thursday, but not every Republican is on board. NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks to Congressman Leonard Lance, R-N.J., about why he isn't satisfied.

Republican Tax Bill Would Provide Big Cuts, But Target Popular Breaks

Thu, 11/02/2017 - 3:07pm

House Republicans released their long-awaited bill to overhaul the nation's tax code on Thursday. The bill would provide big cuts in the tax rates for most individuals and businesses. But it also takes aim at eliminating or rolling back some popular tax breaks.

Looking For A Home When Your Name Is Hispanic And Finding Discrimination Instead

Thu, 11/02/2017 - 3:07pm

Nearly a third of Latinos say they've experienced discrimination when seeking housing, according to a poll by NPR, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and Harvard's T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

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Trump Picks Federal Reserve Insider Jerome Powell To Be Its Chairman

Thu, 11/02/2017 - 2:08pm

President Trump has named Federal Reserve Gov. Jerome Powell to head the U.S. central bank. If confirmed by the Senate he will succeed Janet Yellen, the first woman to serve in the Fed's top post.

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