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Do Fans Have Any Responsibility After Sterling's Comments?

Mon, 04/28/2014 - 11:29am

Host Michel Martin speaks with business ethicist Jack Marshall about an appropriate response from the NBA, the players and the public after allegedly racist comments made by the L.A. Clippers' owner.

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Hersman: Growing North American Oil Industry Tests Rail Safety

Mon, 04/28/2014 - 5:53am

Steve Inskeep talks to departing National Transportation Safety Board chairman Deborah Hersman about the years of delay in putting safer tanker cars on the nation's railroads.

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Burger King Revives Subservient Chicken

Mon, 04/28/2014 - 4:15am

The burger chain last used the chicken 10 years ago. On Wednesday, a documentary of sorts will be posted, chronicling the subservient chicken's alleged odyssey over the last decade.

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Pacific Rim Trade Pact Needs To Strengthen Patent Protections

Mon, 04/28/2014 - 4:15am

Steve Inskeep talks to Dean Baker, co-director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research, and Ernie Bower, chair for Southeast Asia Studies at CSIS, about the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

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Microsoft Web Browser Vulnerable To Hackers

Mon, 04/28/2014 - 4:15am

Microsoft warns about a flaw in Internet Explorer. It's apparently been exploited to target financial and defense companies.

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At The NRA Meeting: Come For The Guns, Stay For The Camaraderie

Sat, 04/26/2014 - 1:57pm

Upwards of 70,000 people are attending the NRA's annual convention this weekend. They're hearing from plenty of politicians, but for most it's a social confab and a chance to try out new weapons.

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Tech Week: Look At The Cloud, Aereo In Court, Net Neutrality

Sat, 04/26/2014 - 4:28am

Where's your digital stuff? These days, probably in the cloud. We explored just what the cloud is and the implications of its growth. Also in the news: arguments over the future of TV and Web traffic.

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Rum Renaissance Revives The Spirit's Rough Reputation

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 4:17pm

The official cheap liquor of spring breakers is becoming something much more sophisticated. And South Florida has become ground zero for the rum revolution.

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So Much For Scoops: Newspapers Turn To Data-Crunching And Context

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 3:51pm

The news business is evolving: There's a new land rush by news organizations seeking not just to break the news, but also to explain it using data-driven analyses.

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After Everest Tragedy, Who Pays When Climbing Season's Suspended?

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 3:04pm

After the deaths of 16 Sherpa guides on Mount Everest, grief has given way to attempts to recover. Private expedition companies must balance clients' happiness, good will among guides and solvency.

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You Love The Cloud, But It May Not Be As Secure As You Think

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 3:04pm

People are storing more and more stuff online: photos, music, documents — even books. But if you're storing your digital belongings in the cloud, you should know you're giving up some rights.

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Company Hopes To Strike It Rich By Mining Pacific Seafloor

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 2:32pm

Nautilus Minerals has signed a contract with the government of Papua New Guinea to extract cooper, gold and silver from a depth of 5,000 feet.

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Space X To Protest No-Bid National Security Contracts

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 1:22pm

The space startup says its rockets are capable of carrying satellites for the Air Force and it can do so cheaper than Boeing and Lockheed.

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Gasoline Prices Rise As U.S. Refineries Send More Fuel Overseas

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 12:51pm

Prices are higher in large part because Gulf Coast refineries are exporting more gasoline to Latin America, analysts say. The average is about 18 cents a gallon more than it was a year ago.

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Russia's Credit Rating Cut To Just Above 'Junk'

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 9:22am

The crisis in Ukraine and Russia's struggling economy have led many investors to pull their money out of Russia. So Standard & Poor's moved Friday to downgrade the nation's rating.

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'Ladies Home Journal' To End Monthly Publication

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 4:03am

The women's magazine published its first issue in 1883. The Journal will live on with quarterly and special-interest publications. It will only be sold at newsstands, no subscriptions.

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U.S., Japan Make Progress Toward Trade Deal

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 4:03am

After two days of negotiations, U.S. and Japanese officials say they're closer to an agreement to bring Japan into the Trans-Pacific Partnership — a proposed trade deal with 12 Pacific rim nations.

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Tech Giants Settle Class-Action Lawsuit

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 4:03am

Apple, Google, Intel and Adobe Systems have settled a lawsuit rather than go to trial on allegations they conspired to stop high-tech workers from leaving one company for another to get a better job.

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Why Are Thousands Of Bees Dying In California?

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 4:03am

Beekeepers in California have been urged to pull their hives from almond groves following huge die-offs — likely from pesticides and fungicides from the groves and neighboring fields.

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Northwestern Players To Vote On Historic Union Question

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 4:03am

Football players at Northwestern University are scheduled to vote Friday on whether to unionize. The outcome of the vote won't be revealed until an appeal by the university is heard.

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