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    Dow Jones Closes Above 15,000 For First Time

    The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed above 15,000 on Tuesday for the first time in its history.

    The Wall Street Journal reports:

    "The Dow's push above 15000 comes as investors' confidence in the economic recovery grows. While earnings reports have been lackluster in recent weeks, a strong report on U.S. hiring last Friday helped dispel worries about a slowdown in the economic recovery like the ones the U.S. has suffered in recent spring seasons.

    "'Investors have played the worry game, and those that have sat on the sidelines in cash are starting to question that, because this has been a pretty resilient market,' said Sean Lynch, global investment strategist at Wells Fargo Private Bank, which oversees about $170 billion in assets."

    So far this year, reports CNBC, the Dow has surged 14 percent. The S&P isn't far behind, climbing 13 percent.

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    How Photos Of Crisis Can Shape The Events They Represent

    NPR's Rachel Martin talks with Kira Pollack, director of photography and visual enterprise at Time, about how iconic photos might affect the conversation about the events they have come to represent.
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    How Big Egg Tried To Bring Down Little 'Mayo' (And Failed)

    Newly released emails from the American Egg Board reveal embarrassing details about its fight against the vegan product Just Mayo. Industry critics say the board's antics may have broken the law.
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    Friday News Roundup - International

    Hungary struggles to deal with thousands of migrants at a Budapest train station. World leaders react to news the Obama administration clears a hurdle on the Iran nuclear deal. And the king of Saudi Arabia makes his first official visit to Washington. A panel of journalists joins guest host Tamara Keith for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

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    How The Architect Of Netflix's Innovative Culture Lost Her Job To The System

    Netflix is famous for pioneering a company culture that demands standout results from every employee. One of the architects of this philosophy ended up losing her job to the system she created.

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