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Paid Family Leave Advocates Celebrate A Big Week, But The Battle's Not Over

Sun, 04/10/2016 - 8:42am

In New York and San Francisco, lawmakers have taken groundbreaking steps toward more generous leave policies. Still, some business leaders worry how much paid family leave will cost them.

Facing A Shaky Future, Nebraska Family Farm Ponders A Renaissance

Sun, 04/10/2016 - 7:24am

Even as the American agricultural industry is dominated by big operations, small family farms like the Jantzens' wonder what's next. So Katie, the family's eldest daughter, is eyeing a reinvention.

AdvoCare Responds To Scam Accusations

Sun, 04/10/2016 - 6:56am

The multi-level marketing company AdvoCare responds to last week's conversation between NPR's Rachel Martin and ESPN journalist Mina Kimes.

Hanging On: A Pressured Middle Class In Economic Recovery

Sun, 04/10/2016 - 6:56am

In a new weekly segment, we'll examine the increasing pressure on the middle class and how that's driving political discourse. Rachel Martin begins by interviewing The Atlantic's Derek Thompson.

'Blame Me': David Cameron Says He Mishandled Panama Papers Fallout

Sat, 04/09/2016 - 10:50am

The leaked Panama Papers revealed that the U.K. prime minister's father ran an offshore fund. Five days later, Cameron admitted that he owned shares in the fund before he became prime minister.

New Jersey Budget Could Head South — Just Like It's Billionare

Sat, 04/09/2016 - 6:55am

Local billionaire David Tepper has moved to Florida and he's taking his personal income taxes with him. He was the wealthiest man in New Jersey with a fortune of more then 10 billion.

Communist Party Seeks To Copyright Red Star Symbol

Sat, 04/09/2016 - 6:55am

Russian Communist Party officials are attempting to copyright their party's symbol. But it's a symbol that's been trademarked by companies established before the Russian Revolution.

Economist Says Spain Needs A Siesta

Sat, 04/09/2016 - 6:55am

Economist Nuria Chinchilla is trying to change Spain's sleep schedule. She tells NPR's Scott Simon about her efforts to get the government to align the workday with the rest of the world.

The Newest Public Transportation In Town: Uber

Sat, 04/09/2016 - 6:55am

Altamonte Springs, Fla., is the first U.S. city to subsidize Uber fares. It's a public-private partnership, with local businesses helping foot the bill. Officials hope it will help reduce traffic.

Panama Is More Than A Hashtag

Sat, 04/09/2016 - 6:55am

Panamanians are upset about their country's international reputation in light of the Panama Papers leak, which exposed the country as helping the world's rich and corrupt hide their money.

Are You As Freaked Out About Life After College As I Am?

Sat, 04/09/2016 - 5:09am

As graduation looms, a college student has a lot of questions. A new book offers some answers on what comes next.




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