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U.S. rice growers want to get in on Cuba

Tracey Samuelson | Jul 2, 2015
The U.S. rice industry could benefit from normalized relations with Cuba.
Posted In: cuba, rice, U.S.

"Poor Doors" exit New York

Noel King | Jul 2, 2015
New York City has banned “poor doors," separate entrances to mixed-income buildings.

Bitcoin offers no easy escape for Greece

Ben Johnson and James Perla | Jul 2, 2015
Expecting Bitcoin to fix Greece is like trying to run Netflix on the Internet of 1995.

Elizabeth Holmes on democratizing medical testing

David Brancaccio | Jul 2, 2015
The multi-billionaire wants to challenge the business model of medical labs.

Donna Karan leaves behind a fashion legacy

Kai Ryssdal and Daisy Palacios | Jul 1, 2015
The designer is stepping down from her self-titled fashion line.

The Obamacare sales pitch

Dan Gorenstein | Jul 1, 2015
The president is courting conservative states to expand Medicaid.
U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker

Checking in with the secretary of commerce

Daisy Palacios and Kai Ryssdal | Jul 1, 2015
Kai talks to Penny Pritzker about the Export-Import bank and TPP.
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras delivers a televised address to the nation from his office on Wednesday in Athens, Greece. Tsipras has vowed to push on with his plan for a referendum this Sunday on the recent proposals from the country's creditors.

Athens on the edge

Marketplace staff | Jul 1, 2015
How Greece accumulated billions in debt.
Macy's dissociation with Donald Trump is the latest in a line of companies who are severing ties with the 2016 presidential hopeful.

Macy's is the latest brand to dump Trump

Scott Tong | Jul 1, 2015
Other business partners are distancing themselves from the presidential candidate.
Puerto Rico's residents are dealing with increasing economic hardships and a financial crisis that has resulted in the government's $72 billion debt.

U.S. investors could take a hit on Puerto Rican bonds

Adam Allington | Jul 1, 2015
Is the island territory, with $72 billion debt, our Greece?