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GM Recalls More Cars Over Possible Faulty Ignition Switches

The recall covers 971,000 cars worldwide and includes all model years of the Chevy Cobalt, HHR, Pontiac G5, Solstice, Saturn Ion and Sky. It follows a recall of 1.6 million cars last month.
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Russia's Energy Market Heft Leaves Neighbors Unsettled

Moscow has long used its energy exports to win political concessions from its neighbors. In the last decade, Russia has twice threatened to cut off its natural gas supplies to Ukraine.
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In Ukraine's Industrial Heart, An Economic Affinity With Russia

In Eastern Ukraine, the country's industrial heartland, many workers fear for their jobs if Ukraine joins the European Union.
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Tijuana's New Breed Of Entrepreneurs Create Technical Businesses

In the Mexican border city of Tijuana, entrepreneurs are going after a share of the Internet economy that usually goes to Asia. At a business incubator, they want to work with U.S. tech companies.
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Ford Investment In Ohio Plants Boosts Midwest Car Manufacturing

Ford Motor Company is adding 300 jobs and investing $500 million at its plant in Lima, Ohio. Earlier this month, Ford announced it was moving production of two truck models to Ohio from Mexico.
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IMF's Lagarde: Women In Workforce Key To Healthy Economies

Christine Lagarde says giving women access to the job market isn't just about equal opportunity — it makes economic sense. In an interview, she also reflects on being the only woman in the room.
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Comparing Law School Rankings? Read The Fine Print

When a school hires its own students, it can bump up its ranking. One school employs 20 percent of its most recent graduates — and jumped nine spots in the rankings this year.
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Latinos Live Longer But Struggle To Save Enough For Retirement

One of the fastest-growing demographic groups, Latinos have a longer life expectancy than whites and blacks. But four out of five Hispanic households have less than $10,000 in retirement savings.
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Women And Wealth: Local To Global Money Lessons

In the weeks leading up to Tax Day on April 15, NPR will explore the topic of women and wealth. The stories and conversations will cover working, investing and sharing lessons about money.
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The Search For The Perfect Cup Of Coffee Can Be Such A Grind(er)

It's the holy grail of the coffee world: a grinder that optimizes flavor from every bean. An Idaho couple has spent years perfecting a hand-cranked machine that's as good as much pricier models.

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