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Brexit Makes Investors Nervous, But U.K. Recession Isn't Certain

Last week's Brexit vote sent financial markets tumbling. It also raised questions about the future of the U.K. economy. Analysts now expect slower growth but not an immediate tumble into recession.
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Volkswagen Reaches $14.7 Billion Settlement In Emissions Cheating Scheme

Volkswagen agreed to pay up to $14.7 billion to settle major claims in the U.S. against the company over its emissions cheating scheme.
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Volkswagen Dealer Reacts To Emissions Scandal Settlement

NPR's Robert Siegel talks to Matt Welch, a Volkswagen dealer in Auburn, Washington, after the company announced a settlement related to its emissions scandal.
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How Local Foster Care Plays A Role In "The Poverty Industry"

What happens when government aid doesn't go where it's supposed to?

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$15 Billion Settlement Proposed In Volkswagen Emissions Scandal

Two-thirds of the sum will be set aside to compensate U.S. owners of nearly 500,000 VW diesel cars. The company will also pay $2.7 billion into an environmental remediation fund.
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Ikea Recalls Millions Of Chests, Dressers Because Of Tip-Over Hazard

The furniture company began offering free wall-anchoring kits for tall dressers last year after two children died in accidents. Now, following a third death, it is recalling the dressers altogether.
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Volkswagen Will Pay U.S. Diesel Car Owners Up To $10 Billion

In a historic civil settlement, VW will buy back or repair cars sold as "clean" but that in fact polluted above legal levels. The company will also pay nearly $5 billion for environmental reparations.
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What Brexit Means For The U.S.

With a now-likely U.K. exit from the EU, America’s relationship with a key intelligence and global trade ally will change. Please join us to discuss what the British vote means for the U.S. economy, the 2016 presidential campaign and global security.

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Money, Hate And Hard Feelings: Brexit Fallout Continues In U.K., Europe

The U.K.'s credit rating has been downgraded. British police say there's been a rise in reports of hate crime incidents. And passions ran high on the floor of the EU.
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Click For Fewer Calories: Health Labels May Change Online Ordering Habits

Will it be a hamburger or hummus wrap for lunch? When customers saw indications of a meal's calorie content posted online, they put fewer calories in their cart, a study finds.

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