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Brogrammers give up some ground in comp-sci classes

Dan Abendschein | Jul 24, 2014
More girls and minorities took computer science Advance Placement courses in 2014

Kai Ryssdal vs. the American Girl Store

Kai Ryssdal | Jul 24, 2014
We went behind the scenes with Jean McKenzie, executive vice president for American Girl.
Posted In: American Girl, dolls, Mattel, toys

A fund to invest more in rural infrastructure

Tracey Samuelson | Jul 24, 2014
The Department of Agriculture is partnering with the private sector to launch a new investment fund.

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

PODCAST: Breaking the glass ceiling

David Brancaccio | Jul 24, 2014
Changing money market funds, punishment for hiring diversity, and young migrants from Central America.

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.