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The Last Word In Business

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 4:18am

Steve Inskeep has the Last Word in business.

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Companies Don't Always Appreciate Hackers' Good Intentions

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 4:18am

White-hat hackers are considered ethical because they work to discover security flaws in networks and warn the vulnerable organizations of the risks they face. But they often face great uncertainty about whether their work will be welcomed or treated as intrusive — or even unlawful.

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Business News

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 4:18am

Steve Inskeep has business news.

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Moview Review: 'The Hundred-Foot Journey'

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 4:18am

Films that mix food and romance have become a staple of recent movie-making. The Hundred-Foot Journey, starring Helen Mirren, is the latest example.

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LA Archbishop Gomez Wants U.S. Opened To More Immigrants

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 4:18am

Jose Gomez is the Archbishop of Los Angeles — he was born in Mexico, and became an American citizen a few years ago. Steve Inskeep talks to Gomez about his views on U.S. immigration policy.

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Remembering The Emotional Fallout From Nixon's Resignation

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 4:18am

Forty years ago Friday, President Richard Nixon resigned because of the Watergate scandal. He made a speech and got on a helicopter to head back to California.

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Jury: Mich. Man Guilty In Shooting Death Of Girl On His Porch

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 4:18am

The white Detroit-area homeowner who said he felt threatened when he shot and killed an unarmed black female teenager on his front porch has been found guilty of second-degree murder.

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Finding A New Life, After An Abusive Marriage And A Prison Sentence

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 2:33am

In 1987, Mytokia Fair shot and killed her husband — before battered spouse syndrome was an admissible defense in Maryland. She served three years in prison before her 15-year sentence was commuted.

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What Happens When A Beijing Man Invites Women Into His Lamborghini?

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 2:32am

The man had a hidden camera recording his chats with the women in Beijing's nightlife district. The video has struck a nerve in China's running debate over materialism and values.

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Trauma Plagues Many Immigrant Kids In U.S. Illegally

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 2:31am

Social service agencies and nonprofits are scrambling to figure out what they need to do to help the thousands of immigrant children who have come to the U.S. in recent months.

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Aye, Sassenach — Gabaldon's Appeal Is Timeless

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 2:31am

20 years ago, Diana Gabaldon's time-travel epic Outlander shot to the top of the bestseller lists — and stayed there. NPR's Karen Grigsby Bates digs into the enduring potency of Gabaldon's magic.

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Gaza Militants Renew Rocket Fire After 3-Day Truce Expires

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 2:15am

Gaza militants renewed rocket fire on Israel after a three-day truce expired on Friday and negotiations in Cairo on a new border deal for the coastal strip hit a deadlock.

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Sen. Lamar Alexander Overcomes Tea Party Challenge

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 9:22pm

The two-term Tennessee senator's win marks a milestone for the Republican establishment: a Senate primary season in which every serious Tea Party challenge to an incumbent was fended off.

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