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Trump's Position On Trade Often Aligns With Left-Wing Economists

Fri, 07/01/2016 - 4:01am

David Greene talks to liberal-leaning economist Dean Baker, co-director of the Center for Policy and Economic Research, about how Donald Trump's views on trade are similar to his own.

After Deadly Crash, Safety Officials Will Examine Tesla's Autopilot Mode

Fri, 07/01/2016 - 4:01am

The fatal crash of a Model S that was in autopilot when it collided with a truck in Florida is prompting a preliminary evaluation of the feature by the National Highway Transportation Safety Board.

NHTSA Will Look At Tesla's Autopilot Mode, After Deadly Car Crash

Thu, 06/30/2016 - 8:13pm

The fatal crash of a Tesla Model S car that was in autopilot mode when it collided with a truck on a Florida highway last month is prompting a preliminary evaluation of the feature.

In Prison, The Passion That Drove A Yogurt-Maker To Arson Still Burns

Thu, 06/30/2016 - 2:39pm

The yogurt entrepreneur who set fire to his factory remains in prison, but he's in better spirits now. "He's dreaming again," says his wife.

A New Apple Patent Could Block Fans From Taping At Shows

Thu, 06/30/2016 - 9:51am

The technology giant now has a patent for a system that could prevent you from taking photos or recording videos in specific places, like concert venues or movie theaters.

Post-Brexit, Things Could Change For U.K. Sports, Pets And Duty-Free Booze

Thu, 06/30/2016 - 8:46am

How might a Brexit affect U.K. citizens in their everyday lives? Everything from mobile phone usage to Premier League football, pet travel and how much booze can be brought home duty-free may change.

Minnesota Juvenile Correctional Facility To Close Following Abuse Allegations

Thu, 06/30/2016 - 4:03am

Mesabi Academy is closing on Thursday after an investigation into reports of sexual and physical abuse. The facility also served foster care and children with mental illness who became too aggressive.

Zombie Docket Keeps Foreclosures From The Financial Crisis Alive

Thu, 06/30/2016 - 4:03am

After the housing market crash, a lot of foreclosure cases got started and then were abandoned. A court clerk in Queens discovered it's hard, lonely work to tie up a loose end of the financial crisis.

FACT CHECK: Donald Trump And The Victimization Of U.S. Steel

Wed, 06/29/2016 - 5:14pm

Is Donald Trump's assertion that the U.S. steel industry fell victim to dumping, unfair trade pacts and self-serving politicians accurate?

Facebook Brings New Changes To Its Newsfeed

Wed, 06/29/2016 - 3:28pm

Facebook announced on Wednesday it will de-emphasize content posted by publishers in users' newsfeeds, shifting the emphasis to material posted by friends. Though publishers are accustomed to the company making tweaks to newsfeeds, this change has the potential to affect traffic for news organizations.

Mexico Gets First Independent Gas Station In Over 75 Years

Wed, 06/29/2016 - 3:28pm

The first non-state-run gas station has opened in Mexico in more than 75 years, breaking the monopoly on fuel and opening the possibility that fuel prices could become more competitive.

Tough Problem: Airport Public Areas Designed For Commerce, Not Security

Wed, 06/29/2016 - 3:11pm

U.S. airports have security checkpoints to keep weapons off airplanes. But airports have public areas where people buy shop, check bags and line up for TSA. The public areas create vulnerabilities.

Why Does Every New Restaurant Look Like A Factory?

Wed, 06/29/2016 - 1:29pm

The stripped-down look of exposed brick, poured cement floors, and Edison light bulbs is popular in restaurants across America. One reporter dares to ask, "Seriously, why?"

Facebook Shakes Up News Feed, But We Still Don't Know Exactly How It Works

Wed, 06/29/2016 - 11:53am

It will now prioritize posts from friends and family — potentially bad news for media companies relying on Facebook for traffic. The company has been under pressure to defend its political neutrality.

California To Vote On Legalizing Recreational Marijuana

Wed, 06/29/2016 - 10:49am

An initiative has officially obtained enough signatures to be placed on November's ballot. It would allow adults to possess up to an ounce of marijuana and grow up to six plants for recreational use.

Should Pacific Bluefin Tuna Be Listed As An Endangered Species?

Wed, 06/29/2016 - 10:42am

Environmental groups have asked the U.S. to give the prized fish protection under the Endangered Species Act. Some scientists and activists say the chances are slim but the action is long overdue.

A 24-Year-Old Designed A Self-Driving Minibus; Maker Built It In Weeks

Wed, 06/29/2016 - 9:27am

What if cars weren't mass produced? Local Motors, a small-batch auto manufacturer, relies on an online design community and a "co-creation" business model to bring new vehicles to market, really fast.

VW Owners Mull Options After Carmaker Settles Emissions Scandal Case

Wed, 06/29/2016 - 4:03am

Under the terms of the nearly $15 billion deal announced on Tuesday, Volkswagen will spend up to $10 billion to fix or buy back cars of nearly 500,000 owners.

Botswana's Economy Needs More Than Diamonds To Shine

Wed, 06/29/2016 - 4:03am

The world's second largest diamond goes on the auction block today for an expected $70 milllion. How much do diamond sales benefit Botswana's citizens?

Industry Finds Receptive Doctors At For-Profit, Southern Hospitals

Wed, 06/29/2016 - 4:00am

A ProPublica analysis shows that where a hospital is located and who owns it make a big difference in the share of its doctors take industry payments. Check the data for yourself.

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