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The Problem With Donald Trump's One-Page Summary On His Wealth

Wed, 06/17/2015 - 12:46pm

Donald Trump held up a one-page summary of his wealth that he claimed showed he's worth almost $9 billion. But the public essentially has to take his word for it until more details are disclosed.

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To Tackle Food Waste, Big Grocery Chain Will Sell Produce Rejects

Wed, 06/17/2015 - 12:45pm

If fruits and vegetables don't measure up to cosmetic standards, they're often plowed under in the field. One company wants to help change that by creating a market for less-than-perfect produce.

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Paul Ryan: Trade Deal Will Help U.S. 'Set The Standards For The Global Economy'

Wed, 06/17/2015 - 8:32am

The Republican House Ways and Means chairman explains to Steve Inskeep why he supports the Trans-Pacific Partnership deal, which is now working its way — in fits and starts — through Congress.

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Gap To Close 175 Stores, Cut 250 Corporate Jobs

Wed, 06/17/2015 - 4:04am

Gap CEO Art Peck says the move is being made to streamline the retail giant as it moves into the future, but questions remain about its long-term relevance and outlook.

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Documents Reveal Secret Legal Battle Over Medicare Overbilling

Wed, 06/17/2015 - 4:03am

The federal government overpaid for nearly half of the patients of a Medicare Advantage plan, a Medicare audit found. At issue is whether insurers "upcode" diagnoses to reap bigger payments.

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Growing Concern Over Unregulated Pesticide Use Among Marijuana Growers

Wed, 06/17/2015 - 4:02am

Regulators in the 23 states where medical or recreational marijuana is allowed are having a tough time making sure pot buyers don't ingest harmful pesticides.

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Kirk Kerkorian, Las Vegas Casino Mogul, Dies At 98

Tue, 06/16/2015 - 3:27pm

Billionaire investor Kirk Kerkorian, who built Las Vegas hotels, died Monday at 98.

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Gap Announces Closure Of 175 North American Stores

Tue, 06/16/2015 - 3:18pm

Gap held a conference call on Tuesday to discuss its restructuring plan. The news comes a day after Gap said it will close a quarter of its North American non-outlet stores.

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Donald Trump Jumps Into GOP Presidential Race

Tue, 06/16/2015 - 3:18pm

Billionaire and reality TV fixture Donald Trump announced Tuesday in New York that he is running for president. Trump has flirted with running before, but he seems more serious this time. And some Republican strategists say that's an unwelcome development.

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Billionaire Investor Kirk Kerkorian Dies At 98

Tue, 06/16/2015 - 2:28pm

Kerkorian founded MGM Resorts International and helped revitalize the Las Vegas Strip.

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As NAFTA Memories Linger, Unions Hold Fast Against New Trade Deal

Tue, 06/16/2015 - 10:50am

Labor unions argue it's yet another deal that will erode American jobs and benefit corporations. But labor specialists say there's a flip side: Companies more engaged in global trade pay higher wages.

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U.S. House Looks To Buy Time For Obama's Trade Agenda

Tue, 06/16/2015 - 10:42am

The House is voting once again — but it's just a procedural vote. Trade supporters want to give themselves six more weeks to find a way to reach agreement on a trade package.

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Why Scream For Gelato Instead Of Ice Cream? Here's The Scoop

Tue, 06/16/2015 - 8:01am

Ice cream's velvety Italian cousin is becoming one of America's favorite frozen desserts. It has less fat, but somehow tastes creamier and holds flavors better. So what's gelato's secret?

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