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5:01am

Tue July 14, 2015
Europe

After Tense Negotiations For Bailout, Will Greek Parliament Fall In Line?

Originally published on Tue July 14, 2015 11:25 am

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5:01am

Tue July 14, 2015
Business

As Big 3 Automakers Begin Union Talks, Both Sides Say Profit Is Job 1

Originally published on Tue July 14, 2015 1:07 pm

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5:33pm

Mon July 13, 2015
The Two-Way

Tired Of Greek Reruns? Understandable, But A New Season Is Beginning

Originally published on Mon July 13, 2015 6:18 pm

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras speaks with reporters after meeting with eurozone leaders in Brussels on Monday. The leaders reached a tentative agreement on a bailout program that provides cash in exchange for changes in the way the Greek government operates.
Geert Vanden Wijngaert AP

Is news coverage of Greece wearing you down? Too many deals and deadlines?

It's no wonder. The "Greek debt crisis" has been in progress for nearly six years, making it easy to assume that we're seeing just another crazy episode in a long-running drama.

But European leaders are saying this time it really is different. Here's why:

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5:23pm

Mon July 13, 2015
It's All Politics

Shrinking Paychecks: Hillary Clinton Takes On 2016's Toughest Economic Question

Originally published on Tue July 14, 2015 10:32 am

Danielle Kurtzleben NPR

In a Monday speech, Hillary Clinton focused on a trend that millions of Americans know all too intimately: declining incomes.

The Clinton campaign is calling the phenomenon of stagnant wages "the defining economic challenge of our time," and as debates and primaries draw ever closer, it's becoming clear that jump-starting Americans' wages is going to be the defining challenge of the election. Candidates are furiously trying to differentiate themselves on how to deal with unstoppable phenomena.

A Recent, Scary Problem

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5:14pm

Mon July 13, 2015
Business

Fiat Chrysler Eyes GM For An Unlikely Merger

Originally published on Wed July 15, 2015 7:03 pm

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne has asked his counterpart at General Motors to consider a merger.
Bill Pugliano Getty Images

This spring, Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne fired off an email to the CEO of another major automaker, General Motors' Mary Barra, asking her to consider a merger between his company and hers.

Publicly, GM politely declined the opportunity. Now, Marchionne is trying to get investors to force a shotgun wedding.

Michael Ward, an investment analyst with Sterne Agee, says the answer is a no-brainer.

"Chrysler merger with GM makes absolutely no sense," he says. "Zero sense."

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4:43pm

Mon July 13, 2015
Remembrances

Nintendo CEO Iwata: 'In My Heart I Am A Gamer'

Originally published on Tue July 14, 2015 11:42 am

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The chief executive officer of Nintendo has died. As NPR's Laura Sydell reports, Satoru Iwata was known for his accessibility to fans, and he's being remembered for a playfulness unusual among big company CEOs.

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3:49pm

Mon July 13, 2015
All Tech Considered

#RaceOnTech: How An Early Love Of Math Led Her To The Role Of CEO

Originally published on Fri July 17, 2015 10:03 am

Dr. Lisa Dyson is the CEO of Kiverdi, a next-generation sustainable oil company that converts CO2 and waste carbon gases into oils using biotechnology.
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2:37pm

Mon July 13, 2015
The Two-Way

Land Rover Recalls 65,000 Vehicles Over Unlatching Doors

Originally published on Mon July 13, 2015 3:15 pm

The 2013 Land Rover Range Rover is among the SUV models included in a new recall over the vehicles' keyless entry software. The automaker says an update will fix a problem in which doors can unexpectedly open.
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Concerns over the safety of drivers and passengers has prompted Land Rover to issue a recall of more than 65,000 recently made SUVs. The problem stems from keyless entry software that can allow seemingly latched doors to open.

"Some customers have reported that one door has opened while the vehicle was in motion," the company said in an initial report on the flaw in June.

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7:03am

Mon July 13, 2015
All Tech Considered

Follow #RaceOnTech, Explore Diversity In Tech And Science

Originally published on Fri July 17, 2015 9:44 am

Follow the #RaceOnTech hashtag on Twitter to participate in a conversation about diversity in STEM fields.
Mary McLain NPR

Silicon Valley admits it has a diversity problem. Companies from Google to Facebook to Twitter have reported that a majority of their employees are white males.

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5:24am

Mon July 13, 2015
Europe

Greeks React To Deal With Relief, Frustration

Originally published on Mon July 13, 2015 12:48 pm

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