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Britain's Pearson In Talks To Sell Stake In The Economist Group

The announcement comes just days after the publisher said it was selling The Financial Times.
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5 Airlines Investigated For Post-Derailment Price-Gouging

The Transportation Department is examining airline ticket prices before and after the Philadelphia Amtrak derailment in May. NPR's Scott Simon talks to the AP's Scott Mayerowitz.
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Struggling Greek Businesses Choked By Money Controls

They're facing a double whammy. Not only do customers have less money to spend, but businesses can no longer pay their foreign suppliers for goods and raw materials. Many fear they'll have to close.
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Salt Is Slowly Crippling California's Almond Industry

California's ongoing drought has forced many almond growers to use groundwater on the thirsty crop. The problem: That water is high in salt, and it's killing almond trees.
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Health Insurer Anthem To Buy Rival Cigna For Nearly $50 Billion

Health insurer Anthem has agreed to buy fellow insurer Cigna for close to $50 billion. NPR looks at what the deal might mean for consumers.
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Anthem To Buy Health Insurance Rival Cigna

The $48 billion deal would create the nation's largest health insurer by enrollment.
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Anthem To Buy Cigna, Creating Largest Health Insurer By Enrollment

The combined company would have an estimated revenue of $115 billion and cover 53 million people in the U.S.
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The Financial Times, A Newspaper Success Story, Is Sold For $1.3 Billion

One of the world's oldest and most famous newspapers is changing hands. The Financial Times, based in London, will be sold to Nikkei Inc. of Japan for $1.3 billion dollars.
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House To States: Don't You Dare Demand GMO Labels

A solid majority in the House of Representatives has voted to block efforts in some states to require labeling of GMOs.
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Administration Prods States To Scrutinize Insurers' Rate Hikes

As health insurers propose their rates for 2016, state agencies are So far only a handful of states have finalized rates for 2016.

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