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Coupling Finances: The First 'I Do' For Newlyweds?

As couples get married this summer, financial and relationship experts say they should talk about money before the big day. Host Michel Martin learns more about making your finances live happily ever.
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Federal Reserve Has New Worries About Inflation Rate

After years of concern about prices and wages going up too much, central banks are worried about too little inflation. Linda Wertheimer talks to David Wessel of the Brookings Institution.
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Home, Food Or Health Care: A Choice Many Renters Can't Afford

As of 2012, rentals made up 35 percent of American households. Their numbers are growing, but the demand isn't easing rental rates. Many renters now pay more than 50 percent of their income on rent.
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Volatility Index Indicates Wall Street Is Bored

An economic indicator commonly called the VIX, volatility index, is also known as the fear index. Whatever you call it, the index is hitting lows not seen since before the financial crisis.
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Uber's Rapid Growth Pits Innovation Against Existing Laws

The fast-growing startup is operating in more than 100 cities around the world. But Uber, which is valued at $17 billion, faces opposition from traditional taxis and regulators.
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Fight Over Calif. Oyster Company Splits Chefs And Land Defenders

Drakes Bay Oyster Company is resisting the expiration of its lease in Marin County, Calif. The debate may reach the Supreme Court, and it's dividing residents of the San Francisco Bay Area.
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Suicide Rate In U.S. And Europe Climbed During Great Recession

Scientists can't prove a causal link, but the disturbing correlation in the data deserves a closer look, researchers say. Some countries seemed more resilient than others.
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A Campaign To House The Homeless Reaches A Milestone

The campaign to find permanent homes for 100,000 homeless people, including the chronically homeless, was started four years ago. Now, the group behind the push says it has reached its goal.
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Across Europe, Anti-Uber Protests Clog City Streets

Cabbies from London to Berlin are protesting the smartphone-based, on-demand car service Uber. They say Uber should be subject to the same rules as taxis; many fear they'll be driven out of business.
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Could Detroit's Automakers Save Its Art Treasures?

Chrysler, General Motors and Ford offered up a multi-million dollar deal to help the bankrupt city of Detroit. But are there any strings attached to the cash and will it be enough to save the city?

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