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At 50, Medicare is spending more on hospice

Annie Baxter | Jul 30, 2015
25 percent goes to end-of-life care, but does it save on other expenses?

The housing market is back — except where it's not

Dan Weissmann | Jul 30, 2015
In some cities, lots of homeowners remain underwater.
Egyptian craftsmen

Egypt bans some "Made in China" souvenirs

Kimberly Adams | Jul 30, 2015
Egypt is banning some imported handicrafts to protect local artisans.

Facebook earnings have Wall Street optimistic

Dan Gorenstein | Jul 30, 2015
Analysts and investors "Like" Facebook's high margins.
A shopper pays cash for sales merchandise at the Lakeline Mall in Austin, Texas.

PODCAST: Revising economic growth

David Brancaccio | Jul 30, 2015
The winter wasn't as cold as we thought, and Egypt battles goods made in China.

Kentucky fried photo printer

Marketplace staff | Jul 30, 2015
Here are the numbers we're reading and watching for Thursday.

Trade negotiations continue in Hawaii

Kai Ryssdal and Tracey Samuelson | Jul 29, 2015
There's pressure to wrap it up by Friday.
 Tom Cruise poses with fans as he arrives for the "Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation" World Press Tour.

Tom Cruise embarks on another "Mission: Impossible"

Kai Ryssdal | Jul 29, 2015
Is the actor still bankable in the fifth round of the franchise?
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Migrants walk alongside vehicles on the route leading to the Eurotunnel in Coquelles on Wednesday. One man died in a desperate attempt to reach England via the Channel Tunnel as overwhelmed authorities fought off hundreds of migrants, prompting France to

Migrants risk all to get into Britain

Stephen Beard | Jul 29, 2015
9 have died in the attempt, while thousands of others disrupt trade and traffic.
A still from an Amazon Prime Air system.

Amazon's vision of a drone highway in the sky

Sabri Ben-Achour | Jul 29, 2015
It would be a new delivery system, with a lane for everyone.