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Some bond insurers oppose Detroit's bankruptcy plan

Kate Davidson | Jul 24, 2014
Companies that insured Detroit's debt also made other bad bets.

Debating corporate tax inversions

David Brancaccio | Jul 24, 2014
What the government can do to prevent companies from reincorporating overseas.
Posted In: Tax evasion

Why it's so difficult to break the glass ceiling

Leoneda Inge | Jul 24, 2014
New study shows women and minority leaders are discouraged from hiring diversity.

Demographics, tech, and the digital divide

Ben Johnson | Jul 24, 2014
How to use technology to improve community groups and serve new communities.

Teachers who work the night shift

Dan Abendschein | Jul 24, 2014
Working more than one job is fairly common for teachers in some states.
Posted In: Curveball

When music introduces a new technology

Ben Johnson | Jul 24, 2014
How Jeff Mangum's bassist taught me about the Rogue Moog.

Why young children are fleeing Central America

David Brancaccio | Jul 24, 2014
A closer look at the influx of young migrants crossing the border into the U.S.

GM recall numbers keep going up, up, up

Kai Ryssdal | Jul 23, 2014
The automaker recalled another 700,000 vehicles today.

Target attracts new customers by downsizing

Annie Baxter | Jul 23, 2014
Target opened it's smallest store in Minneapolis. What's a Target if it's not big?

Why high earnings aren't translating into jobs

Sabri Ben-Achour | Jul 23, 2014
Corporate earnings are up. But will these cash-rich companies give you a job?