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While Everyone Was Partying At Woodstock, I Was Stuck At Schrafft's

The chain restaurant that catered to women helped redefine how Americans eat, according to a new book. For NPR's Lynn Neary, it also defined how she did and didn't fit with the counterculture.
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As Our Jobs Are Automated, Some Say We'll Need A Guaranteed Basic Income

How will the economy provide economic opportunities if employers need fewer workers in the future? A growing number of people in Silicon Valley are saying the only realistic answer is a basic income.
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Episode 725: Trade Show

On today's show: The fight over free trade. Come for the man who dreamed of world peace through trade. Stay for Robert Smith in the mean streets of Seattle.
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Fill It With Regular: AAA Finds Millions Of Drivers Waste Money On Premium Gas

A study by AAA found 16.5 million Americans buy premium gas when their cars don't need it. Director of Automotive Engineering Greg Brannon says drivers waste money when they unnecessarily use premium.
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Candidates Want To Raise The Economic Tide To Lift Opportunity, But How?

Both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump talk about increasing opportunities for coming generations. Some analysts say boosting economic growth would help, but the way there is complicated.
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Racial Disparities In Wages Boil Down To One Thing: Discrimination

A new study found that a major reason for the gap in wages between black and white workers is what's left over after controlling for variables like education and experience.
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Dozens Of U.S., Canadian Tribes Unite Against Proposed Oil Pipelines

At least 50 First Nations and tribes signed a treaty Thursday opposing tar sands expansion plans that they view as "a collective threat to our Nations."
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Friday News Roundup - Domestic

Ongoing protests in North Carolina over the police shooting of a black man. Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump clash on national security policy after the New York bombing. And lawmakers sharply question Wells Fargo's CEO over scam accounts. A panel of journalists joins guest host Amy Walter for analysis of the week's top national news stories.

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Clinton, Trump Differ On How To Create Economic Opportunity In The U.S.

Hillary Clinton tends to focus on the importance of education in creating opportunity. For Donald Trump, the emphasis is on cutting taxes and rewriting trade agreements.
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Yahoo Confirms Data From Millions Of Accounts Stolen In 2014

Yahoo says at least 500 million accounts were hacked two years ago. The company revealed the data breach on Thursday, without saying whether it knew all along or just found out.

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