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Trump Confident He Can Speed Economic Growth To Rate Not Seen In Years

The candidate also predicted that his economic plan will deliver up to 25 million new jobs over the next decade, describing it as pro-growth, pro-jobs and pro-family.
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The Story Behind The Rise Of ADHD In The United States

An investigative journalist traces the widespread misdiagnosis of attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder in the United States.

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Middle-class Income Is Up And The Poverty Rate Is Down: Implications For American Families And Economic Policy

New data indicate the biggest uptick in median household income in decades and a steep decline in the U.S. poverty rate: What's behind the good news for middle- and lower- income families and implications for economic policy.

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Obama Designates 1st Marine National Monument In The Atlantic Ocean

The Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument off the coast of New England is the size of Connecticut and has been called an "underwater Yellowstone" and "a deep sea Serengeti."
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Does Good Economic News Undermine Political Messages By Trump, Clinton?

Steve Inskeep talks to economist and syndicated columnist Peter Morici and Jared Bernstein of the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities about record middle-class incomes.
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New NPR Podcast 'How I Built This' Begins With Spanx

David Greene talks to Guy Raz, host of the new NPR podcast "How I Built This," about the shapewear that made Sara Blakely a billionaire. She invented Spanx.
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The 'Livelihood Loophole' And Other Weaknesses Of N. Korea Sanctions

North Korea may face tougher sanctions in response to its most recent nuclear test, the most powerful blast yet. But Pyongyang keeps finding workarounds to the punitive measures.
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Tim Gunn: The Fashion Industry Is Not Making It Work For Plus-Size Women

NPR's Kelly McEvers talks with Tim Gunn, a fixture in the fashion world, about his article in The Washington Post in which he blasted the industry for ignoring plus-size women.
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The Troubled Galaxy Note 7 Leaves Some Samsung Customers Frustrated

U.S. users trying to take part in Samsung's unofficial recall find themselves winding through a network of stores and unclear guidelines. The government has yet to announce a formal recall.
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Farmers Lament Bayer's Acquisition Of Monsanto For $66 Billion

The world's largest seed company, Monsanto, is being bought by Germany-based chemical company, Bayer. Farmers at a farm show in Canada are wondering if this will reduce competition.

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