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Watchdog Group Releases Global Energy Investment Report

Tue, 06/03/2014 - 3:59am

The International Energy Agency predicts the U.S. will have to rely more heavily on Middle Eastern oil in coming years as North American sources start to dry up.

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GOP Demonizes Once Favored Cap-And-Trade Policy

Tue, 06/03/2014 - 3:59am

Republicans say the EPA is going to kill jobs and raise electricity prices with new carbon emissions limits. They're up in arms about something their own party championed during GOP presidencies.

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Pa. Coal Area Worries Emission Rules Will Cost Economy Jobs

Tue, 06/03/2014 - 3:59am

In Greene County, Pa., one in five jobs is in the coal industry. The EPA rules announced Monday were met with skepticism, and worries about what it will mean for the local economy.

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A Connected Life Means More Than Just Smart Appliances

Mon, 06/02/2014 - 4:18pm

Wim Elfrink, the executive vice president of Cisco, speaks to Robert Siegel about the Internet of Things and how Cisco plans to participate in this growing market.

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Will EPA's New Emission Rules Boost Your Power Bill? It Depends

Mon, 06/02/2014 - 4:17pm

The Environmental Protection Agency wants power plants to cut carbon pollution by 30 percent. Analysts say the impact on consumers will hinge on how individual states move to meet the standards.

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With The Internet Of Things, 'The Jetsons Lifestyle Is Upon Us'

Mon, 06/02/2014 - 4:03pm

For more on the Internet of Things, Audie Cornish speaks with Alex Hawkinson, CEO of the startup company SmartThings, about the possibilities of this emerging space and technology.

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Amazon's Pricing Dispute Sets Book Expo Buzzing

Mon, 06/02/2014 - 3:26pm

The dispute between retail giant Amazon and publisher Hachette was big news at Book Expo America. Writers, publishers and agents are wondering what the rift could mean for the future of books.

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Apple Makes A Play For 'Smart Homes' By Connecting Appliances

Mon, 06/02/2014 - 2:56pm

The tech giant announced it's working on putting technical intelligence inside our homes, getting us closer to the fabled Jetsons house where all our appliances are automated.

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EPA Chief Claims Greenhouse Gas Rules Will Save Country Billions

Mon, 06/02/2014 - 2:30pm

EPA administrator Gina McCarthy calls new rules on greenhouse gas reduction perhaps the most significant in the agency's history.

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Are Pre-Existing Condition Bans For Health Insurance Still With Us?

Mon, 06/02/2014 - 11:46am

Contradictory letters from an insurer spur a health reporter to explore why the implementation of this key health law protection turns out to be more complicated than she thought.

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Google 'Courageous' For Admitting Diversity Problem, So What Now?

Mon, 06/02/2014 - 10:48am

Tech giant Google recently owned up to a lack of gender and ethnic diversity amongst its staff. Host Michel Martin is joined by two members of the industry to discuss what it means for the tech world.

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Should Getting High Stop You From Getting Hired?

Mon, 06/02/2014 - 10:48am

FBI director James Comey recently quipped that current marijuana policies make it hard to hire good people. Is this a sign of changing attitudes towards hiring and pot?

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EPA To Unveil New Proposal Targeting Greenhouse Gases

Mon, 06/02/2014 - 8:16am

The draft proposal from the Environmental Protection Agency has sparked opposition from industry groups who say the changes would be prohibitively expensive.

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#WeNeedDiverseBooks Campaign Comes To Inaugural BookCon

Mon, 06/02/2014 - 4:11am

BookCon planners knew the event would be filled with panels, author stalking and autograph opps for the Twitter set. What they didn't anticipate was a firestorm over their all white lineup.

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British Study: Water Is Key To A Perfect Cup Of Coffee

Mon, 06/02/2014 - 4:11am

The study published by the Royal Society of Chemistry, found the chemical composition of different kinds of water is important to bringing out different flavors from the coffee bean.

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If Keystone XL Pipeline Is Rejected, Trains Will Transfer Oil

Mon, 06/02/2014 - 4:11am

The proposed Keystone XL pipeline has generated controversy, especially in Nebraska, where opposition to transporting crude from the oil sands of Canada has delayed a national decision on the project.

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Mickelson Says He's Done Nothing Wrong In Trading Probe

Mon, 06/02/2014 - 4:11am

Golf pro Phil Mickelson, investor Carl Icahn and William "Billy" Walters, a Las Vegas sports bettor, are being investigated over allegations of insider trading, according to published reports.

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Commodities Traders: 'The Secret Club That Runs That World'

Mon, 06/02/2014 - 3:30am

David Greene talks to reporter Kate Kelly about her new book, The Secret Club that Runs the World: Inside the Fraternity of Commodity Traders.

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