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Poll: Trump Needs To Choose Between Presidency And His Business

Fri, 12/09/2016 - 3:51am

Two-thirds of Americans think Trump must avoid a conflict of interest, according to a Bloomberg poll. But only a slight majority are confident he'll put the country's interests ahead of his own.

How Your Cashmere Sweater Is Decimating Mongolia's Grasslands

Fri, 12/09/2016 - 3:35am

Mongolian goats produce the world's highest quality cashmere wool, and international demand has soared. There's a problem, though: these goats are turning the country into an ecological wasteland.

Slam Dunk: Michael Jordan Wins Trademark Dispute In China

Thu, 12/08/2016 - 4:07pm

China's top court has handed basketball legend Michael Jordan a victory in a long-running trademark dispute over the use of his name by a Chinese company.

'Your Kids Are Not An Experiment'; Surgeon General Says No Vaping For Young People

Thu, 12/08/2016 - 3:53pm

A report from the surgeon general warns that "nicotine is addictive and harmful for youth and young adults," and notes e-cigarettes are increasingly popular among people under 25.

Retired Coal Miners At Risk Of Losing Promised Health Coverage And Pensions

Thu, 12/08/2016 - 3:43pm

A fund guaranteeing health coverage and pensions to retired mine workers is about to run dry. Congress has been reluctant to pick up the tab. Democrats from coal country say it's time to act.

Trump Blasts Union Leader Who Criticized Carrier Deal

Thu, 12/08/2016 - 3:40pm

Donald Trump used his Twitter account to lash out at Chuck Jones, the union official in Indiana who said Trump lied about the Carrier deal. Jones thinks Trump took credit for saving some jobs that were never at risk.

Trump Expected To Select Fast Food Magnate Andy Puzder As Labor Secretary

Thu, 12/08/2016 - 3:40pm

Multiple news outlets are reporting that President-elect Trump has selected fast food magnate Andy Puzder as secretary of Labor.

Former Mich. Governor Outlines How To Convince Companies To Stay

Thu, 12/08/2016 - 3:40pm

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks to former Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm, about how she convinced companies to stay in the state during the economic recession by offering a package of tax incentives and other perks.

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