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House Speaker Paul Ryan On Why He Wants To Customize Welfare Benefits

Paul Ryan talks to Steve Inskeep about his ideas to reshape the countries policies to address poverty in America. He wants welfare benefits to be tapered as recipients' financial situations improve.
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Wellness Programs Take Aim At Workplace Stress

A recent poll shows stress tops the list for people concerned about the impact of their job on their health. Workplace wellness programs often address stress, but many employees don't sign up.
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Uber But For Energy: Utility Surge Pricing Threatens Summer Cool

Power companies are rushing to keep pace with the changing energy landscape. This transition is especially contentious in the desert Southwest, where energy needs are enormous during the summer.
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'Pokémongaritas' And More: Businesses Try To Cash In On 'Pokémania'

Pokémon Go has taken over everything, everywhere. At least it feels like it has. People are scrambling to make the most of the mobile game's extraordinary popularity.
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'Summer Of Love' Was More Fun, But 'Summer Of Loans' Is Good Too

Lending rates have been bumping along at historic lows this summer. That has helped a lot of people, such as home and car buyers. But it has hurt some too, including retirees and bankers.
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How Picking Mike Pence As VP Might Cost The Trump Campaign Donations

By picking Mike Pence as his vice presidential candidate, Donald Trump may cost his campaign contributions from the financial services industry.
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Herbalife Agrees To Pay $200 Million To Settle Complaints It Deceived Consumers

The FTC has ordered the company to revamp the way it compensates distributors, but because the punishment wasn't even tougher, Herbalife's share price rises.
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Drug Dealer's Career Follows Evolution Of Opiate Epidemic In U.S.

A drug dealer's career serves as a timeline for the evolution of the opiate epidemic in America from pills to heroin.
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Comcast Joins Federal Effort To Bring Discounted Internet To Public Housing

Will the Internet ever be free for families relying on housing assistance? Secretary Julian Castro and Comcast's David Cohen weigh in on challenges of connecting public housing to the Internet.
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Inside The Lives Of Farmworkers: Top 5 Lessons I Learned On The Ground

Most of us don't usually get to meet the people who pick our apples, oranges or other seasonal favorites. What are their lives and work like? Dan Charles has spent the past year finding out.

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