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Arkansas Defies Monsanto, Moves To Ban Rogue Weedkiller

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 04:51:00 -0400

Arkansas regulators are on a collision course with Monsanto, voting to ban use during the growing season of a drift-prone herbicide that Monsanto says is farmers' best hope for weed-free fields.

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Equifax Breach Puts Credit Bureaus' Oversight In Question

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 05:02:00 -0400

The day that Equifax said millions of Americans' personal information had been exposed, lawmakers were considering legislation the industry favored. Now, some are calling for tougher regulation.

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Americans' Borrowing Hits Another Record. Time To Worry?

Tue, 12 Sep 2017 05:04:00 -0400

Americans owe more than ever before, with household debt hitting nearly $13 trillion. Some economists say the lessons of the credit bubble that led to the financial crisis are being forgotten.

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Lawsuit Against Trump Starts The Battle To Define 'Emolument'

Mon, 11 Sep 2017 05:02:00 -0400

Ethics watchdogs are preparing for their lawsuit alleging President Trump is violating the Constitution's foreign emoluments clause. But this renews the controversy over what defines an emolument?

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Credit Reporting Agency Equifax Reveals Massive Hack

Fri, 08 Sep 2017 05:15:00 -0400

NPR's David Greene talks to Washington Post reporter Craig Timberg about the hacking of credit reporting agency Equifax. Hackers may have gained access to data from 143 million Americans.

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Coca-Cola Offers A Sweet Quest: A Million Bucks To Replace Sugar

Mon, 04 Sep 2017 05:10:00 -0400

The company is holding a contest to find a new and natural, low-calorie sweetener. The challenge comes at a time when many Americans are cutting back on sugar due to obesity and diabetes risks.

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