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Federal Regulators Propose Tougher Rules Governing Wall Street Bonuses

Executives who get their firms in legal trouble could be forced to pay back bonuses retroactively.
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VW Will Buy Back Some Diesel Cars, Announcing A Deal With U.S.

The agreement addresses "what to do about the 2-liter diesel cars on the road and the environmental consequences resulting from their excess emissions," the Justice Department says.
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A View From Appalachia: Living Below The Poverty Line

Whitesburg, Kentucky, was an area once known for coal mining but most of those jobs have dried up. Limited opportunities force many residents to leave, but some are able to find their way back.
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Treasury To Give $20 Bill A New Look

President Andrew Jackson, who is the face of the $20, will be replaced by abolitionist leader Harriet Tubman. Lourdes Garcia-Navarro talks to Susan Ades Stone, co-founder of the group Women On $20s.
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Appalachia Looks To Improve Its Future; Looks For Helpful Leaders

We'll hear conversations from Appalachia — the mountain region that stretches from New York to the Deep South. This remains a region where incomes lag well behind the national average.
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For Voters In Appalachian Region, Medical Care Is A Big Issue

Tennessee's alternative to Obamacare is faltering. Steve Inskeep talks to Knoxville's mayor about health and political issues. Chris Green of Berea College weighs in on the area's political leanings.
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ESPN Fires Curt Schilling For 'Unacceptable' Conduct

The pitcher-turned-analyst shared a post on Facebook that appeared to comment on North Carolina's law that bars transgender people from using the bathroom that corresponds with their gender identity.
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A New Naked Restaurant Says It Has An 8,000-Person Waiting List To Dine

The pop-up restaurant, to be called The Bunyadi, promises naturally prepared food and natural decor — as well as all-natural patrons. The restaurant opens in June in London.
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'Flying While Muslim': Profiling Fears After Arabic Speaker Removed From Plane

Khairuldeen Makhzoomi was removed from a Southwest Airlines flight after another passenger overheard him speaking on his cellphone in Arabic. An advocate calls the incident "absurd and bewildering."
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Some Firms Save Money By Offering Employees Free Surgery

The idea is this: Negotiate a flat price with a few hospitals to cover surgery, physical therapy and certain other treatments. Companies save money and hospitals gain patients.

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