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Back-To-School Shoppers: Hunting For Tax Breaks And Bargains

Back\u002DTo\u002DSchool Shoppers: Hunting For Tax Breaks And Bargains
2 years, 11 months ago Retailers are optimistic about back-to-school sales because the job market has been strengthening and gas prices falling. Still, many retailers count on sales-tax holidays to lure shoppers to malls.Retailers are optimistic about back-to-school sales because the job mark

Reporter's Notebook: A Not-So-Grand Tour Of Ethiopia's Top ...

Reporter\u0027s Notebook: A Not\u002DSo\u002DGrand Tour Of Ethiopia\u0027s Top Hospital
2 years, 11 months ago The reporter asks the nurse what the hospital needs. The nurse says, "If you don't help me, why do you ask me?" Welcome to Black Lion, said to be the country's best hospital.The reporter asks the nurse what the hospital needs. The nurse says, "If you don't help me, why

Young Americans Make Up The Most Unemployed Generation

Young Americans Make Up The Most Unemployed Generation
2 years, 11 months ago As part of our youth unemployment series, Rory O'Sullivan, deputy director of Young Invincibles, talks to David Greene about career prospects for people graduating from high school.As part of our youth unemployment series, Rory O'Sullivan, deputy director of Young Invin

Meet Viv, A More Complex Siri

Meet Viv, A More Complex Siri
2 years, 11 months ago Steve Inskeep talks to Steven Levy about his story in Wired magazine on the new app created by a team of people that includes the developers of Siri and IBM's Watson.Steve Inskeep talks to Steven Levy about his story in Wired magazine on the new app created by a team of

Critics Blame Airbnb For San Francisco's Housing Problems

Critics Blame Airbnb For San Francisco\u0027s Housing Problems
2 years, 11 months ago Some have found that renting on a nightly basis brings a lot more money than long-term leases, but people concerned about a shrinking rental market have turned to legal action and protests.Some have found that renting on a nightly basis brings a lot more money than long

When Hackers Test For Flaws, They Might Earn Cash — Or ...

When Hackers Test For Flaws, They Might Earn Cash — Or Threats
2 years, 11 months ago Security researchers use their hacking skills to look for security holes that companies should fix. But their good intentions aren't always appreciated by the organizations they investigate.Security researchers use their hacking skills to look for security holes that co

Buick Regal Competes With German Luxury Cars

Buick Regal Competes With German Luxury Cars
2 years, 11 months ago GM is trying to breathe new life into its Buick brand. Consumer Reports says the 2015 Buick Regal is competitive with many of its rivals. GM designed the car to compete with Audi, BMW and Mercedes.GM is trying to breathe new life into its Buick brand. Consumer Reports s

Missouri Constitutional Amendment Pits Farmer Against Farmer

Missouri Constitutional Amendment Pits Farmer Against Farmer
2 years, 11 months ago The most contentious issue in Tuesday's Missouri primary was the "right-to-farm" amendment. It is meant to protect farmers and ranchers from state laws that would change or outlaw current practices.The most contentious issue in Tuesday's Missouri primary was the "right-

Self-Storage Operators Top List Of Best Alternative ...

Self\u002DStorage Operators Top List Of Best Alternative Investments
2 years, 11 months ago Bloomberg Markets has an annual list that ranks the best-performing alternative investments. To learn where you may want to store your money, Steve Inskeep talks to Devin Banerjee, of Bloomberg News.Bloomberg Markets has an annual list that ranks the best-performing alt

Proposed Gondola For Grand Canyon's Rim Has Community On ...

Proposed Gondola For Grand Canyon\u0027s Rim Has Community On Edge
2 years, 11 months ago Developers and the Navajo Nation are negotiating to bring a tourist complex — and jobs — to the edge of the Grand Canyon. But some Native Americans say the project would tread on sacred land.Developers and the Navajo Nation are negotiating to bring a tourist complex