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How Personal Should A Personal Assistant Get? Google And Apple Disagree

When you're buying a smartphone, chances are you don't dig too deeply into the personal assistant. Google aims to change that — and in the process, it's testing our appetite for privacy in a big way.
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Greece's Bailout Referendum Boils Down To: Yes Or No

On Sunday, the people of Greece will vote on their country's future. What happens when voters are asked to choose between two options that could send their country down two very different paths?
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The Legal Business Of Marijuana Is Growing But The Industry Lacks Diversity

The business of selling marijuana legally — for medical and recreational purposes — is expanding. But so are concerns that African-Americans are being shut out of this new industry.
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Implementation Of Obamacare Remains A Work In Progress

With the Supreme Court decision, it appears the Affordable Care Act will stand, but that doesn't mean the law's troubles are over. Renee Montagne talks to Julie Rovner of the Kaiser Family Foundation.
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Busy Travel Weekend Raises Concerns About Transportation Infrastructure

Expect heavy traffic and busy airports if traveling this Independence Day weekend. Travel industry groups say with unemployment down and wages ticking up, more Americans will be on the move.
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New Rules Could Create A New Class Of Overtime Workers

The president's proposal would make 5 million more Americans eligible for overtime pay. But the changes don't mean that employers will pay more.
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Man Offers Cheap Housing In Silicon Valley By Renting Out Backyard Tent

Due to high costs of housing in Silicon Valley, John Potter rents out a tent on Airbnb for $46 a night.
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BP Settlement To Address Ecosystem Damage Caused By Oil Spill

NPR's Rachel Martin talks with Bethany Kraft, director of the Gulf Restoration Program at Ocean Conservancy, about the BP spill's impact on the environment to date.
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Obama Touts New Federal Overtime Pay Rule In Wisconsin

President Obama traveled to Wisconsin Friday to tout the administration's new proposed rule that could make 5 million more people eligible for overtime pay.
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So Far, So Good For The Economy. But What About The Second Half?

The Labor Department's June report showed decent job growth, with unemployment dipping to 5.3 percent. In fact, 2015's first half was fairly good. But economists see dangers lurking in the back half.

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