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U.S. Investigators Launch Probe Of JPMorgan Chase In China

The Securities and Exchange Commission has launched an investigation of JPMorgan Chase's operations in China, reportedly looking into whether the investment bank hired the children of high-ranking Chinese government officials in an effort to secure business.
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Virginia Agriculture Industry Extending To China

An agricultural deal could open up new business opportunities throughout Asia.

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Why The Government Blocked The Airline Merger

The Justice Department has blocked a planned merger between American Airlines and U.S. Airways. Host Rachel Martin speaks with Wall Street Journal reporter Scott McCartney about what it might mean for travelers.
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Switching To Gmail May Leave Reporters' Sources At Risk

This summer, The New York Times moved all of it reporters' email to corporate Gmail accounts. This move to a third party could leave Times reporters and their sources with fewer legal protections if they are the subject of a government investigation.
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Why Do Cargo Planes Have Spottier Safety Records?

Audie Cornish talks with Alan Levin, a Bloomberg News reporter covering aviation safety and the Federal Aviation Administration, about cargo plane safety and why cargo plane accidents appear to be increasing worldwide
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Internet-Based TV Service May Not Change The Cable Market

The race to create a viable Internet-based TV service is on, and the contestants include the biggest names in computer technology: Apple, Microsoft, Intel and Google. Sony has apparently reached a deal — as preliminary — with Viacom to carry the company's cable channels on its planned web TV service.
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What's Making Headlines Outside Of Washington?

Congress has gone home for its annual August recess, so Tell Me More takes a look at headlines in places across the country. Guest host Celeste Headlee talks with Mike Leary from the San Antonio Express-News and Dana Coffield of The Denver Post.
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Stock Market Falls As U.S. Economy Does Better

The stock market has lost about 3.5 percent of its value since the beginning of the month. For insight into why the decline, David Greene talks to David Wessel, economics editor of The Wall Street Journal.
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'Headless' Headline Writer Gets The Axe

After more than 40 years at the New York Post, Vincent Musetto has been let go. There's a chance you've read some of the headlines he wrote. The most famous, from 1983, has been called one of the greatest headlines of all time: "Headless Body In Topless Bar." It's been printed in on T-shirts, taught in journalism classes and written about in books.
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Ford Lowers Mileage Rating On C-Max Hybrid

On Thursday, Ford issued a statement lowering the vehicle's stated performance for combined city and highway to 43 miles per gallon. The car had been advertised at 47 miles per gallon in combined city and highway driving, but tests reportedly showed the figure to be inflated.

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