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A still of Asa Butterfield as "Jude" in the film "Ten Thousand Saints."

Movie release dates are a game of strategy

Janet Nguyen | Aug 12, 2015
Holidays, star power and awards season play into big screen timing.

Former Greek finance minister slams bailout plan

Marketplace staff | Aug 12, 2015
Yanis Varoufakis says the deal 'is not going to work.'
Posted In: Greece
Doctors are using the Figure 1 app to share and view medical images, many with the aim of learning about medical conditions.

PODCAST: Molecular wellness

David Brancaccio | Aug 12, 2015
China's devaluation of its currency, and advocating for wellness that starts at the molecular level.
Samsung enters the smart pay world.

How big is too big for a mobile phone?

Amy Scott | Aug 12, 2015
On Thursday, Samsung is expected to unveil new models of its Galaxy smartphones.
Posted In: Galaxy, samsung, smartphones

Retail chains feel pressure from low consumer spending

Gigi Douban | Aug 12, 2015
Companies like Macy's are developing strategies to compete with online retail.

Charters transform New Orleans schools, and teachers

David Brancaccio and Katie Long | Aug 12, 2015
Why the city's instructors are younger, whiter and less traditionally trained.

Promoting health at the molecular level

David Brancaccio | Aug 12, 2015
When wellness starts with a genome sequence.
A worker fixes the logo of German car maker BMW on a car at the company's plant in Regensburg, southern Germany.

BMW to Google: A, B, see ya, Alphabet URL

Marketplace staff | Aug 12, 2015
Here are the numbers we're reading and watching for Wednesday.
Residue from the release of nearly 3 million gallons of mine wastewater sits on rocks in the Animas River on Tuesday in Durango, Colorado.

Contaminated river leaves businesses at a standstill

Kai Ryssdal and Mukta Mohan | Aug 11, 2015
Rafting companies along the Animas are facing the effects of the mine spill.
New York-style pizza at a pizzeria in Manhattan.

Man eats way through NYC, one pizza slice at a time

Kai Ryssdal and Bridget Bodnar | Aug 11, 2015
'Slice Harvester' author celebrates the pie's 'utopia in your mouth.'
Posted In: Food, New York, pizza