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U.S. Government Teams Up With Private Sector To Stave Off Cocoa Crisis

Chocolate is increasingly popular and under assault from diseases that infect cocoa plants. Scientists are working to find varieties that will resist diseases and keep the world's sweet tooth happy.
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As Economy Improves, Wages Remain Stagnant

Monthly jobless data is released Friday. David Greene talks to David Wessel, director of the Hutchins Center at the Brookings Institution, and a contributing correspondent to The Wall Street Journal.
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Federal Regulators Link Workers' Comp Failures To Income Inequality

Changes to workers' compensation laws mean families and government bear more of the costs that result from injuries on the job.
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Justices Roberts And Kennedy Hold Key Votes In Health Law Case

No telling yet which side will win. But did Justice Kennedy's mixed signals Wednesday hint that he was leaning toward the administration's view of federal subsidies for health insurance?
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Northwest Oil Terminal Plan Would Mean Jobs — And More Oil Trains

Oil companies hope to build the nation's largest oil-by-rail terminal on the Columbia River in Washington. Proponents say it will bring economic growth, but others fear it could mean fiery accidents.
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McDonald's Says It Won't Be Serving Chicken Raised On Antibiotics

Over the next two years, McDonald's will transition its U.S. restaurants to a new antibiotics policy. Several of the chain's competitors have also committed to curb antibiotics in their supply chain.
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A Ruling Against Obamacare Would Have Broad Implications

If the Supreme Court strikes down subsidies, millions of people could no longer afford health insurance. And premiums for others would rise dramatically, as healthier people leave the marketplace.
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West Virginia Derailment Raises Concerns About Volatility Of Bakken Oil

NPR's Melissa Block speaks with Wall Street Journal reporter Russell Gold about the volatility of crude oil from the Bakken shale formation in North Dakota. That's the same oil that exploded when a train derailed in West Virginia two weeks ago.
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Senate Fails To Override Obama's Veto On Keystone XL Pipeline

The final vote was 62-37, which falls short of the two-thirds needed to override the presidential veto.
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UK Government Is Selling Its Share Of Eurostar

The move is part of an effort by the British government to sell off national assets to raise $20 billion by the year 2020.

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