At your next job interview you might need to hand in more than a resume and references. More employers are requiring applicants to submit their Facebook password as part of the application process. States like Illinois and Maryland are enacting legislation to ban the practice. Robert Siegel talks with Robert Collins, who had to hand over his Facebook user name and password when applying for a job with the Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services.
The Chesapeake Bay once supplied most of the nation's oysters, but overharvesting and disease nearly wiped them out. Now, major public-private efforts to re-establish the oyster as a quality local food product appear to be working. And chefs say the results are sweeter than oysters from other waters.
Central banks around the world have created games that explain the sometimes wonky world of international finance and economics. NPR's Scott Simon talks to Jason Karaian, of the online magazine Quartz, about this surprisingly crowded genre.
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