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Dog Food Company Recalls Products That May Contain Pentobarbital

Tue, 02/07/2017 - 2:04pm

Citing the possible presence of a chemical used to euthanize animals, pet food maker Evanger's has issued a partial recall of its popular Hunk of Beef Au Jus product.

'Black Edge' Recounts The Biggest Insider-Trading Scandal In History

Tue, 02/07/2017 - 12:22pm

Sheelah Kolhatkar discusses the investigation of billionaire hedge-fund trader Steven A. Cohen. She says the ways Wall Street elites accumulate wealth often negatively affect the rest of the country.

Twitter Introduces 'Safe Search' And Other Tools Targeting Abuse

Tue, 02/07/2017 - 9:04am

Twitter's "safe search" results will not display any tweets "that contain potentially sensitive content" as well as those from blocked or muted accounts.

Travel Agents Say Clients Have Many Questions About Trump's Travel Ban

Tue, 02/07/2017 - 4:04am

The Trump administration's travel ban and the confusion around it is creating headaches for some in the U.S. travel industry. Travel agents are trying to calm nervous travelers.

'Glass House' Chronicles The Sharp Decline Of An All-American Factory Town

Mon, 02/06/2017 - 1:35pm

Once a bustling town, Lancaster, Ohio, is now beset by unemployment, low wages and drug abuse. Brian Alexander chronicles the rise and fall of his hometown in his new book, Glass House.

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Nearly 100 Tech Firms Ask Federal Court To Block Trump's Travel Ban

Mon, 02/06/2017 - 9:31am

The ban is unlawful, discriminatory and arbitrary — and hurts business, say 97 tech companies ranging from Apple and Facebook to Google and Uber.

What Will It Take To Bring Back Domestic Manufacturing Jobs?

Mon, 02/06/2017 - 4:11am

Rachel Martin talks to Scott Paul, the president of Alliance for American Manufacturing, one of 28 business and union leaders appointed to President Trump's new manufacturing jobs initiative.

U.S. Companies Uncertain Of NAFTA Trading Under Trump Administration

Mon, 02/06/2017 - 4:01am

NAFTA critics say money and jobs go to Mexico, but U.S. companies, like Kansas City Southern, do benefit. The company, built around trade with Mexico, has been hit hard by Trump's victory.

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A Small Business Owner On Trump's Plans For Small Businesses

Sun, 02/05/2017 - 7:10am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with small business owner Joy Weatherup Anthis about how she views President Trump's plan for small business regulations and how they affect her construction business.

Yes, All This Happened. Trump's First 2 Weeks As President

Sat, 02/04/2017 - 6:13pm

A controversial immigration ban, feuds over inauguration crowd size, unfounded allegations of voter fraud and a Supreme Court nominee: highlights of Trump's first two weeks in office.

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When Trump Tweets, This Bot Makes Money

Sat, 02/04/2017 - 5:00pm

Ben Gaddis, president of Austin-based advertising company T3 made an Internet bot that shorts stock when President Donald Trump tweets negatively about a company.

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Airlines Again Board Travelers Barred By Travel Order, As Trump Vows To Fight

Sat, 02/04/2017 - 8:55am

After a stay issued Friday by a federal judge, several airlines said Saturday they would again resume service to passengers affected by the ban. President Trump decried the decision as "ridiculous."

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Drugmaker Kaleo Raises Price Of Live-Saving Drug By Thousands

Sat, 02/04/2017 - 6:56am

A company that makes a life-saving auto-injector for opioid drug overdoses has raised its prices significantly. Kaiser Health News reporter Shefali Luthra explains why to NPR's Scott Simon.

The Impact Of Trump's Effort To Roll Back Financial Regulations

Sat, 02/04/2017 - 6:56am

NPR's Scott Simon speaks with analyst Karen Petrou of Federal Financial Analytics about President Trump's plans to cut back financial regulations created after the financial crisis.

When Caterpillar Leaves Peoria, What Will Become Of The Town?

Sat, 02/04/2017 - 6:56am

The Caterpillar company is moving its headquarters from Peoria, Ill. to Chicago. It's a blow to Peoria, but the company says its executives need to be closer to Chicago's transportation options.

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Does Snapchat Need To Go Beyond Young Users To Succeed?

Sat, 02/04/2017 - 6:01am

Older adults can sometimes feel like Snapchat wasn't made for them. But to continue its success, the company may have to look beyond its younger audience.

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Chasing A Dream Built On Dairy, This Master Of Milk Came Home

Sat, 02/04/2017 - 4:44am

For one of the biggest and most successful dairymen in America, success was based in part on crossing cultural boundaries. Now, he has returned home to continue building his empire of milk.

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