Business

8:10pm

Fri May 15, 2015
It's All Politics

Inside The Obama And Biden Financial Disclosures

President Barack Obama's 2014 Financial Disclosure Report
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You just had a good look at your financial situation last month, when you did your tax return. Now you can check out the government's official financial reports on President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden.

Federal elected officials, candidates and high-level bureaucrats have to file annual financial disclosure statements. The Obamas and Bidens submitted their 2014 reports this week.

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7:24pm

Fri May 15, 2015
The Two-Way

Big 3 Airlines Say Foreign Competitors Are 'Dumping' Seats In U.S.

Originally published on Fri May 15, 2015 7:45 pm

A Qatar Airways plane loads cargo on Feb. 3, 2013, at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York. The big three U.S. airlines — Delta, United and American — say Persian Gulf carriers like Qatar Airways, Emirates Airlines and Etihad are "dumping" seats in the U.S.
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Many U.S. passengers who have been wedged into coach-class seats on long flights might welcome more flying options — even if that competition were to come from overseas.

But the chief executives for Delta, United and American airlines say it's not fair if such competition involves big government subsidies given to state-backed carriers.

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5:34pm

Fri May 15, 2015
The Salt

USDA To Certify Non-GMO Foods With New Label

Originally published on Tue May 19, 2015 6:40 pm

The U.S. Department of Agriculture says it will verify companies' claims of using non-GMO ingredients through its Process Verified Program.
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If you want to know if the beef you're buying is grassfed, there's a U.S. Department of Agriculture label for that. The agency is also behind the nation's biggest certified organic label, and an antibiotic-free one, too.

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5:19pm

Fri May 15, 2015
Energy

'Not On My Land': Southern Residents Fight Building Of Palmetto Pipeline

Originally published on Fri May 15, 2015 6:58 pm

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5:19pm

Fri May 15, 2015
Energy

In Arctic Drilling Debate, A Dispute Over Cleanup Preparedness

Originally published on Mon May 18, 2015 9:12 pm

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8:24am

Fri May 15, 2015
TED Radio Hour

How Can Trusting Strangers Fuel An Economy?

Rachel Botsman speaking at TEDGlobal 2012.
James Duncan Davidson Courtesy of TED

Part 4 of the TED Radio Hour episode Trust And Consequences

About Rachel Botsman's TED Talk

The new currency of this economy is trust, says Rachel Botsman. Companies that rely on sharing invest in what Botsman calls "reputation capital."

About Rachel Botsman

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8:18am

Fri May 15, 2015
TED Radio Hour

How Do You Get Your Colleagues To Trust You?

"[Trust is] the willingness to sacrifice for another human being." — Simon Sinek
James David Duncan Courtesy of TED

Part 2 of the TED Radio Hour episode Trust And Consequences

About Simon Sinek's TED Talk

How do you create trust? Management theorist Simon Sinek says it starts with a leader who makes people feel safe.

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6:20am

Fri May 15, 2015
Business

House Republicans Vote To Cut Amtrak's Funding

Originally published on Fri May 15, 2015 7:57 am

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5:20am

Fri May 15, 2015
Planet Money

'Planet Money' Does The Math On 'The Six Billion Dollar Man'

Originally published on Fri May 15, 2015 7:57 am

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5:16am

Fri May 15, 2015
Business

SEC Investigates Bogus Bid For Avon

Originally published on Fri May 15, 2015 7:57 am

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