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'Revolutions' Unfold Within Oil Industry

In the stodgy world of global oil, we don't hear the term revolution tossed around very often. But oil analysts are watching dramatic change take place on the supply side of the industry. Things like where the oil is coming from and who is buying it.
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Grad Students Tracks His Online Moves, Looks To Sell Data

Everyone is tracked by marketers online. Instead of fighting it, a New York grad student is taking ownership of his online personal data by selling it.
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Budget Woes Mean Big Delays For Small Claims Courts

With budgets tight, the court in San Joaquin County, Calif., stopped hearing all small claims cases in September. More than 800 people have since filed claims with no hearing dates in sight. Many other counties nationwide are experiencing similar delays for civil cases as they grapple with spending cuts.
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Huge Boost In U.S. Oil Output Set To Transform Global Market

The International Energy Agency says U.S. shale output and petroleum from Canada's tar sands are transforming global energy markets.
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Holder Defends Subpoena Of Journalists' Phone Logs

The attorney general says the time and scope covered by the subpoena of Associated Press phone logs fell within Justice Department guidelines.
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Whatever Happened To The Economy?

Jobs and the economy dominated political discussion during the election year, but have since been forgotten. Even before the current outbreak of scandals, it was clear Washington preferred to talk about other issues.
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Why Should We Care About The Stock Market?

The Dow Jones Industrial Average recently shot beyond 15,000 points for the first time ever. But to ordinary Americans, it might not seem relevant — given unemployment rates and stagnant wages. Host Michel Martin speaks with personal finance guru Alvin Hall about why the stock market matters.

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