Business

July 22, 2014 | NPR · All summer, we’re talking with out-of-work young adults about how they’re making ends meet. Chrystina Gastlelum, 32, moved to Maine from New York City and tried to keep doing her job remotely.
 

July 22, 2014 | VPR · But even as they create GMO-free products, many of these corporations are fighting state initiatives that would require them to give consumers more information about their ingredients.
 

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July 21, 2014 | NPR · Net neutrality can be an issue that’s difficult to understand and difficult to explain, so the metaphor that’s used to describe it is kind of important. See what neutrality is being compared to.
 

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July 21, 2014 | NPR · The last time the FCC saw this much public interest was after the Janet Jackson Super Bowl wardrobe malfunction. But research shows comments aren’t likely to sway the agency’s policy decision.
 

July 21, 2014 | NPR · It’s been four years since Dodd-Frank Act was signed into law. On the anniversary of this sweeping overhaul of financial regulations, Republicans have released a report that argues the law falls short on one of its main tasks.
 

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July 21, 2014 | NPR · A French law requires restaurants that sell homemade food to display a label on their menu to distinguish them from places that use frozen or vacuum-packed food. But critics say the law is too vague.
 

July 21, 2014 | NPR · Also: North Carolina Poet Laureate Valerie Macon resigns; David Orr on James Franco’s poetry.
 

July 21, 2014 | NPR · The famous hog call chanted by fans of the sports teams of the University of Arkansas Razorbacks is now a registered trademark owned by the school.
 

July 21, 2014 | NPR · Some American fast-food restaurants in China have stopped using meat from a supplier in Shanghai after reports that it was selling expired beef and chicken.
 

July 21, 2014 | NPR · The R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. has been hit with a $23.6 billion ruling from a lawsuit brought by a chain smoker’s widow.
 

 

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News

July 22, 2014 | NPR · Militias in Libya spent the past week battling for control of the main airport in Tripoli, leaving much of it in ruins and dozens dead. Steve Inskeep gets the latest from The Guardian’s Chris Stephen.
 

July 22, 2014 | NPR · Secretary of State John Kerry is in Cairo trying to help forge a cease-fire between Israel and Hamas.
 

July 22, 2014 | NPR · Renee Montagne talks to Anton La Guardia, who covers the European Union for The Economist, about the possibility of deep EU sanctions against Russia at Tuesday’s foreign ministers meeting.
 

Arts & Life

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July 22, 2014 | NPR · Albert Paley’s eye-catching gates, archways and sculptures frame transitions and elevate otherwise routine paths. An exhibit in Washington, D.C., is celebrating the work of the American metalsmith.
 

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July 21, 2014 | NPR · For this week’s Sandwich Monday, we try the Menage A Trois sandwich from Ike’s Place in San Francisco. It features chicken with three sauces and three cheeses.
 

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July 21, 2014 | NPR · The French theater event has long been a pillar of the performing arts world. But talk of changes to festival workers’ off-season benefits has cast a shadow over this year’s celebration.
 

Music

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July 21, 2014 | WXPN · The Glaswegian band’s self-titled debut mixes country and folk with songs that veer into lo-fi punk.
 

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July 21, 2014 | WXPN · In 2009, the roots-rock band performed three songs and discussed its work with producer Rick Rubin.
 

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July 21, 2014 | NPR · The Walkmen went on hiatus at the end of 2013. In this three-song set, singer Hamilton Leithauser demonstrates that he’s lost none of his power, even as he’s matured and loosened as a performer.
 

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