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America's Energy Future Beyond Oil And Gas

Natural gas production in this country is booming. On a far smaller scale, so are some alternative energy industries. Please join us to discuss the growth prospects for wind, solar and nuclear power in the United States.


Sandwich Monday: Dunkin' Donuts Glazed Donut Breakfast Sandwich

For this week's Sandwich Monday, we try the new Glazed Donut Breakfast Sandwich from Dunkin' Donuts. It's only in Boston, but a taste this disgustingly delicious won't stay local for long.

Wal-Mart Pledges Fresher Produce By Cutting Out The Middleman

The retailing giant says it will launch training for 70,000 associates to help them spot fruits and vegetables that should no longer be on shelves. The move follows complaints that understaffing was leading to low-quality produce of dubious freshness in stores.

Who Knew? Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke Is A Funny Guy

At Princeton's commencement, the central bank chief mixed in some humor with his advice. He even quoted comedienne Lily Tomlin. That's not your typical "Fed speak."

Cardboard Bike Creator May Soon Start Peddling His Product

Israeli inventor Izhar Gafni's creation became an Internet sensation last year. Now he and a business partner are launching a Kickstarter campaign that promises "limited and exclusive access" to those interested in getting their hands on one of the bikes.

Draghi Sees Hope For Eurozone's Economy

European Central Bank President Mario Draghi says he expects to see a gradual economic recovery in the eurozone nations this year. Speaking in Shanghai on Sunday, he acknowledged the region still faces challenges, but he cited growing European exports and rising regional stock markets as factors indicating better times ahead.

Big Or Small, Sequestration Cuts Felt Nationwide

It's been three months since the start of across-the-board, federal spending cuts. Renee Montagne talks to David Wessel, economics editor at The Wall Street Journal, about how badly the sequestration is cutting into the economy.

Morgue Cooler Attracts Interest On eBay

The listing describes its condition as "good." The cooler is big enough, as the New York Post points out, to hold four cadavers or nearly 2,000 cans of beer.