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Members of the Philadelphia 76ers walk off the court after losing to the Houston Rockets at the Toyota Center in March.

Philadelphia 76ers: worst or best NBA strategy?

Kai Ryssdal | Apr 10, 2015
It's one of the NBA's poorest performing teams. Are managers villains or geniuses?
Posted In: basketball, NBA

Florida takes steps to limit standardized testing

Amy Scott | Apr 10, 2015
A new bill would cap the hours students spend taking state and district exams.
Javier Chavez, center, is  a supervisor and mentor at Homeboy Industries in Los Angeles.

Homeboy Industries helps former gang member start over

Jenny Ament | Apr 10, 2015
Javier Chavez now works as a mentor in Los Angeles.

What happens when two bank accounts get married

Eliza Mills | Apr 10, 2015
A couple discusses their financial approach to tying the knot.

Putting a price tag on looking pretty

Jenny Ament | Apr 10, 2015
Money can't buy you love, but it can score you a new nose.
Sunflowers in bloom at Shawn Kravitch's remodeled home in East Hollywood.

Scoring a home run with a spring renovation

Eliza Mills | Apr 10, 2015
What to do when your dream home needs sprucing up.

Your Wallet: Fast money

Marketplace Weekend Staff | Apr 10, 2015
We want to know: what's the fastest money you've ever made?
Posted In: fast cash, speed, your money

PODCAST: GE's new direction

David Brancaccio | Apr 10, 2015
GE's buyback, LinkedIn's purchase, and Mexico's efforts to get citizens to drink less soda.
U.S. President Barack Obama speaking to the nation last December about normalizing diplomatic relations with Cuba.

In Panama, President Obama seeks economic growth

Tim Fitzsimons | Apr 10, 2015
American foreign policy in the region is shifting.
Posted In: cuba, President Obama, summit
LinkedIn will soon acquire, an online video training company, in a deal worth $1.5 billion.

LinkedIn wants to teach you stuff

Nova Safo | Apr 10, 2015
The professional networking site is purchasing an online video training site.