Yahoo touched off a debate about the effectiveness of telecommuting when it told employees last week that they may no longer work from home. The policy change was made, according to the company's internal email, to enhance workplace collaboration.
Class-action lawsuits accuse Anheuser-Busch of watering down Budweiser and other beers and then misleading consumers about their alcohol content. The company denies the claims; in tests commissioned by NPR, samples of Budweiser were found to be in line with their advertised alcohol content.
Nearly all economists in a recent poll believe growth is "likely to be negatively affected" by the automatic federal spending cuts set to go into effect starting Friday. The $85 billion in cuts could have wide-ranging impacts, from military spending to consumer confidence.
Fashion for pregnant women has taken a big step forward recently. Now that celebrity fashionistas Kate Middleton and Kim Kardashian are expecting, some designers are offering more runway-ready maternity wear. Host Michel Martin talks about the trend with Pulitzer Prize-winning fashion writer Robin Givhan.
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