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Latest Stories


Can Barnes & Noble find success with Samsung?

Ben Johnson | Aug 20, 2014
What another alliance against Amazon means for consumers.

Renewed attention on Terms of Service agreements

Kai Ryssdal and Ben Johnson | Aug 19, 2014
How Terms of Service and app permissions continue to bedevil users.

Quiz: Support for the Common Core not as common

Dan Abendschein | Aug 19, 2014
Teachers turn against the controversial program.
Community Health Systems

Health records are an easy target for identity thieves

Queena Kim | Aug 19, 2014
The word is Chinese hackers stole some 4.5 million patient records.
Ferguson-Tear Gas

The big business of tear gas, explained

Sabri Ben-Achour | Aug 19, 2014
Clouds — and people running from them — appear in images from Ferguson to Cairo.

Volkswagen brings German-style vocational training to the US

Blake Farmer | Aug 19, 2014
In Germany, more than half of high school graduates go into vocational programs.

What are you up to during a conference call?

Kai Ryssdal | Aug 19, 2014
As your co-workers listen in, they could be emailing, eating or using the toilet.

What can a 4-year-old learn at online preschool?

Deepa Fernandes | Aug 19, 2014
Now, parents can get an entire preschool curriculum from a computer.
College football

150 years of college football

Kai Ryssdal | Aug 19, 2014
Love it or hate it, it's a moneymaking cultural institution.

The cost of orange juice is too damn high

Dan Gorenstein | Aug 19, 2014
...And other reasons orange juice sales are at their lowest since 2002.
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