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Tea Tuesdays: The Scottish Spy Who Stole China's Tea Empire

Tue, 03/10/2015 - 3:56pm

In the mid-1800s, Britain was a global superpower with a big weakness for tea, all of which came from China. But a botanist with a talent for espionage helped Britain swipe the secrets of tea.

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Tea Tuesdays: The Scottish Spy Who Stole China's Tea Empire

Tue, 03/10/2015 - 3:56pm

In the mid-1800s, Britain was a global superpower with a big weakness for tea, all of which came from China. But a botanist with a talent for espionage helped Britain swipe the secrets of tea.

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FDA Decision Signals New Competition For Some Of The Costliest Drugs

Tue, 03/10/2015 - 3:50pm

Drugs made from proteins or antibodies are difficult for rival manufacturers to copy. The Food and Drug Administration just approved a copycat drug for cancer patients that shows it can be done.

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FDA Decision Signals New Competition For Some Of The Costliest Drugs

Tue, 03/10/2015 - 3:50pm

Drugs made from proteins or antibodies are difficult for rival manufacturers to copy. The Food and Drug Administration just approved a copycat drug for cancer patients that shows it can be done.

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New HBO Now Streaming Service Shows Consumer's Will Is King

Tue, 03/10/2015 - 1:55pm

HBO on Monday announced a new service presenting its shows online without a cable subscription. NPR TV Critic Eric Deggans says it also shows the power of consumers to bring change in a digital world.

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New HBO Now Streaming Service Shows Consumer's Will Is King

Tue, 03/10/2015 - 1:55pm

HBO on Monday announced a new service presenting its shows online without a cable subscription. NPR TV Critic Eric Deggans says it also shows the power of consumers to bring change in a digital world.

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Wild Day In Madison Likely To Be Another Win For Gov. Walker

Tue, 03/10/2015 - 10:01am

The latest protests in Madison could reinforce Walker's law-and-order image, at least with Wisconsinites who voted for him — and Iowa Republicans who will be voting for president early next year.

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Wild Day In Madison Likely To Be Another Win For Gov. Walker

Tue, 03/10/2015 - 10:01am

The latest protests in Madison could reinforce Walker's law-and-order image, at least with Wisconsinites who voted for him — and Iowa Republicans who will be voting for president early next year.

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Apple's Partnership With HBO May Redefine Cable TV

Tue, 03/10/2015 - 4:08am

Consumers will have to have an Apple device to subscribe to HBO Now, but then they can watch new and old HBO content on that device or their PC. It will cost $14.99 a month.

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Apple's Partnership With HBO May Redefine Cable TV

Tue, 03/10/2015 - 4:08am

Consumers will have to have an Apple device to subscribe to HBO Now, but then they can watch new and old HBO content on that device or their PC. It will cost $14.99 a month.

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With Medicare Pay On The Line, Hospitals Push Harder To Please Patients

Tue, 03/10/2015 - 3:20am

The federal government now factors patient satisfaction ratings into the rates Medicare pays hospitals. Some hospitals with lower ratings are finding it's difficult to change patients' perceptions.

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With Medicare Pay On The Line, Hospitals Push Harder To Please Patients

Tue, 03/10/2015 - 3:20am

The federal government now factors patient satisfaction ratings into the rates Medicare pays hospitals. Some hospitals with lower ratings are finding it's difficult to change patients' perceptions.

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Low Oil Prices Could Stall Explosive Growth In Montana Boom Town

Tue, 03/10/2015 - 3:16am

Oil production appears to be churning right along in Sidney. But leaders are bracing for a whole lot less oil tax revenue to pay for services that are stretched thin.

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Low Oil Prices Could Stall Explosive Growth In Montana Boom Town

Tue, 03/10/2015 - 3:16am

Oil production appears to be churning right along in Sidney, Mont. But leaders are bracing for a whole lot less oil tax revenue to deal with all the boom's impacts.

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Architect Renzo Piano: The Future Of Europe's Cities Is In The Suburbs

Tue, 03/10/2015 - 3:14am

In the 1960s and '70s, Piano was involved in the battle to revive decaying historic centers of cities. Now the Pritzker Prize-winning architect is fighting to save their often desolate outskirts.

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Architect Renzo Piano: The Future Of Europe's Cities Is In The Suburbs

Tue, 03/10/2015 - 3:14am

In the 1960s and '70s, Piano was involved in the battle to revive decaying historic centers of cities. Now the Pritzker Prize-winning architect is fighting to save their often desolate outskirts.

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The Numbers Add Up To This: Less And Less Opportunity For Poor Kids

Mon, 03/09/2015 - 11:03pm

A new book and study both show that the ability to rise from poverty to the middle class truly is shrinking. A child without married, educated parents starts life at a huge and worsening disadvantage.

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The Numbers Add Up To This: Less And Less Opportunity For Poor Kids

Mon, 03/09/2015 - 11:03pm

A new book and study both show that the ability to rise from poverty to the middle class truly is shrinking. A child without married, educated parents starts life at a huge and worsening disadvantage.

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Pigeon, Parakeet And Pony: Amsterdam Food Truck Serves Maligned Meat

Mon, 03/09/2015 - 4:53pm

The Kitchen Of The Unwanted Animal, a food truck and specialty food provider, is trying to change attitudes toward "edible" animals in Holland. They're doing it one My Little Pony Burger at a time.

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Pigeon, Parakeet And Pony: Amsterdam Food Truck Serves Maligned Meat

Mon, 03/09/2015 - 4:53pm

The Kitchen Of The Unwanted Animal, a food truck and specialty food provider, is trying to change attitudes toward "edible" animals in Holland. They're doing it one My Little Pony Burger at a time.

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