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    Toyota Reaches $1 Billion Deal On Accelerator Lawsuits

    A plaintiffs' attorney says Toyota Motor Corp. has reached a settlement exceeding $1 billion in a class-action lawsuit involving complaints of unintended acceleration in its vehicles. Robert Siegel talks with NPR's Sonari Glinton about the deal, which still needs a judge's approval.
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    Book Review: 'In Praise Of Hatred'

    Alan Cheuse reviews the novel In Praise of Hatred, by Khaled Khalifa. The book, which was recently translated to English, features a young Muslim girl in 1980s Syria.
    NPR

    Fast-Food CEOs Earn Supersize Salaries; Workers Earn Small Potatoes

    A new report finds that the average compensation of fast-food CEOs has quadrupled since 2000. By comparison, worker wages have increased less than 1 percent.
    NPR

    Green GOP Group Caught Between 'Rock And A Hard Place'

    On Earth Day 2014, it wasn't easy being an environmental organization in the Republican Party. The big donors who write checks aren't much interested in the environment.
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    Online Sales Taxes Shift Consumer Behavior, Study Shows

    Some states have enacted so-called Amazon taxes, forcing the giant online retailer to collect sales taxes the same way traditional stores do. In those states, Amazon's sales fell about 10 percent.

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