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Ashley Judd Sues Harvey Weinstein, Saying He Tried To Damage Her Career

Tue, 05/01/2018 - 6:02am

The 50-year-old actress said that after she rebuffed the producer's sexual advances, he badmouthed her to the filmmaker of the Lord of the Rings trilogy, costing her a prime role.,

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Slower Than Expected iPhone X Sales Likely To Hurt Apple's Earnings

Tue, 05/01/2018 - 4:15am

As Apple gets ready to release its first quarter earnings Tuesday, there's a lot of chatter among analysts that iPhone use is stagnating. The company has moved down a notch in popularity in China.

Updating The Community Reinvestment Act Is Fraught With Disagreement

Tue, 05/01/2018 - 4:15am

The 1970s law targets redlining in the banking industry. Regulators want to update the CRA so it reflects the way mobile banking has reshaped the industry. That's proving to be a difficult task.

Trade Imbalance Needs To Be Dealt With, Indiana Growth Official Says

Tue, 05/01/2018 - 4:15am

The White House delayed imposing most tariffs on imported steel and aluminum until at least June 1. David Greene talks to Tim Eckerle of the Economic Growth Council in Grant County, Indiana.

Michigan Releases Detroit From Financial Oversight

Tue, 05/01/2018 - 4:15am

The city has been monitored by the state of Michigan since December 2014, when city officials retook control after the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history.

Trump Administration Delays Most Tariffs On Steel, Aluminum

Mon, 04/30/2018 - 7:28pm

The Trump administration had faced a midnight deadline to suspend or impose tariffs on imported steel and aluminum from a number of friendly countries.

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Closing Arguments Heard In DOJ's Lawsuit To Block Potential AT&T, Time Warner Deal

Mon, 04/30/2018 - 3:39pm

Closing arguments in the Department of Justice's lawsuit to block AT&T from buying Time Warner were heard Monday. The trial marks the first time in 40 years the Justice Department has sued to block a merger between companies in different lines of business. NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Wall Street Journal telecom reporter Drew FitzGerald.

Inflation Target Acquired

Mon, 04/30/2018 - 3:11pm

The Federal Reserve has hit its inflation target. Now comes the hard part - staying at two percent.

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Why Are Gas Prices Up? These Frenemies Get Some Of The Blame

Mon, 04/30/2018 - 1:26pm

Russia and Saudi Arabia have been longtime adversaries over geopolitics and military operations in the Middle East. Now, they've formed a surprising bond that is helping boost oil and gasoline prices.

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Plotting A Route For Local Newspapers

Mon, 04/30/2018 - 9:06am

Extra, extra!

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Critics Lash Out Against Planned Foxconn Factory In Wisconsin

Mon, 04/30/2018 - 4:01am

Groundbreaking is expected soon on the plant near Milwaukee that would make LCD panels for cellphones and other devices. There are concerns from environmental groups and workplace diversity advocates.

Comedian's Controversial Performance At D.C. Gala Prompts Renewed Criticism

Sun, 04/29/2018 - 4:51pm

Saturday night's White House Correspondents Dinner featured a controversial performance by comedian Michelle Wolf, prompting renewed criticism of the annual event.

T-Mobile, Sprint Announce A Plan For Merger

Sun, 04/29/2018 - 12:44pm

The combined company would be called T-Mobile, and have a total value of $146 billion based on current stock prices. The deal, subject to regulatory review, comes after years of failed merger talks.

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Comedian Faces Criticism After Controversial Remarks At D.C. Gala

Sun, 04/29/2018 - 3:29am

Twitter was abuzz after the annual White House Correspondents' Dinner, with several political journalists sounding off on comedian Michelle Wolf's routine and soul-searching about the event.

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10 Years After Housing Crisis: A Realtor, A Renter, Starting Over, Staying Put

Sat, 04/28/2018 - 6:03am

In Phoenix, homes lost 56 percent of their value during the bust, plunging hundreds of thousands of homeowners underwater on their mortgages. The market may have rebounded, but many scars remain.

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The Homeless Count

Fri, 04/27/2018 - 3:21pm

The homeless population in Los Angeles County has been skyrocketing. A team from USC tried to figure out why.

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Elizabeth Warren To Consumer Chief: 'You Owe The Public Straight Answers'

Fri, 04/27/2018 - 2:24pm

On Thursday, the senator sent a scathing letter to the head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the agency she helped build.

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Tim Ferriss: How Can We Become Comfortable With Discomfort?

Fri, 04/27/2018 - 8:29am

How can we conquer our fears? Entrepreneur Tim Ferriss says that by taking action, we can train ourselves to accept discomfort, become more resilient, and expand our horizons.

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Tanya Menon: What Can We Gain By Expanding Our Social Circles?

Fri, 04/27/2018 - 8:29am

Humans naturally seek out cliques or in-groups. But organizational psychologist Tanya Menon encourages us to break out of our social comfort zones, for wider opportunities to grow.

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Emergency Evacuation Finally Lifted After Huge Oil Refinery Fire In Superior, Wis.

Fri, 04/27/2018 - 8:22am

The evacuation zone had extended for miles. The Canadian-owned refinery processes crude from the Canadian tar sands in Alberta and from North Dakota's Bakken shale oil fields.

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