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What's Behind The Post-Brexit Market Rebound?

The United Kingdom's vote to leave the European Union sent markets plunging around the world. Five weeks later, they've rebounded much faster than many people expected.
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The Oyster's Mighty Comeback Is Creating Cleaner U.S. Waterways

The farm-to-table movement has caused the farming of oysters — nature's hardworking little water filters — on the East Coast to double in the past six years.

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For Democrats, The Weak GDP Report May Have Silver Linings. Maybe.

At first glance, Friday's report on economic growth looked dismal. But most of the GDP trouble centered on weak inventory accumulation this spring. As companies restock this fall, growth may rebound.
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U.S. Economy Grew By Just 1.2 Percent During 2nd Quarter

While consumers continue to spend, business investment was down, suggesting that companies are growing nervous about the future.
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The Economy And Politics Of 1968: Now Playing In Reruns

Both 1968 and 2016 can be seen as good years for the economy. And yet both may be remembered for their extreme political discontent. Shouldn't good economic times make us less cranky? Apparently, not.
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Friday News Roundup - Domestic

Hillary Clinton becomes the first woman to accept a major party nomination for president. National security experts blast Donald Trump for urging Russia to hack Clinton’s emails. And charges are dropped against the remaining officers in the Freddie Gray case. A panel of journalists joins guest host Indira Lakshmanan for analysis of the week's top national news stories.

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The Labor Secretary On Trade, Jobs And What Democrats Offer Voters

As the fourth night of the Democratic National Convention gets underway, NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Labor Secretary Tom Perez.
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What Does 'Middle Class' Mean In America? We Asked, You Answered

As part of the series "The New Middle," All Things Considered is hearing from people across the U.S. about what it means to be middle class in America today.
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Democratic National Convention Day Two: Uniting The Party

An update on day two of the Democratic convention: Bill Clinton takes the stage and ongoing efforts by party leaders to build unity.

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Fewer Young People Buying Houses, But Why?

First-time home buyers are participating at lower rates in the otherwise booming housing market. Experts offer differing opinions on whether — or when — younger buyers are likely to return.

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