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Inside-Trading Suspect To Surrender; IBM Names CEO

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Federal prosecutors are set to file criminal charges Wednesday against Rajat Gupta, a board member of Goldman Sachs. He's been investigated for his ties to hedge fund manager Raj Rajaratnam, who was sentenced to 11 years in prison. Also, IBM has announced a new CEO. Virginia Rometty will be the first woman to run the 100-year-old technology company.
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In Iran, A Poet's 700-Year-Old Verses Still Set Hearts Aflame

The 14th century Persian poet Hafez remains venerated in Iran, even though he wrote of wine, romance and other topics not necessarily welcome in today's Islamic Republic.
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Buy Crop Insurance, Double Your Money

The nation's crop insurance program is really a lottery, says one economist. And it's rigged so that farmers win. In fact, farmers typically get back double the money they pay for premiums.
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The Politics Hour - February 12, 2016

D.C. Council Member Yvette Alexander (D-Ward 7) joins Kojo and Tom Sherwood to chat about her upcoming fight for re-election.

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Do You Like Me? Swiping Leads To Spike In Online Dating For Young Adults

A study by the Pew Research Center finds the use of online dating sites has mushroomed in the past few years, particularly among 18- to 24-year-olds.

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