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A preview of the eurozone meeting on Monday

Stephen Beard | May 8, 2015
Greece will outline its plans to meet its debt obligations.
Posted In: debt, Eurozone, Greece
The 14 week old polar bear twins play with their mother in their enclosure during the first outside excursion in the zoo in Munich Hellabrunn, southern Germany, on March 19, 2014.

Toasters for Mother's Day, and beyond

Beidi Zhang | May 8, 2015
The numbers we're reading ahead of Mother's Day weekend.

Silicon Tally: Anyway, here's Powerwall

Ben Johnson | May 8, 2015
How well have you kept up with the week in tech news?
Posted In: silicon tally

Are music festivals a bubble waiting to burst?

Jessica Robinson | May 7, 2015
They've grown from just a handful across the country to hundreds.
Posted In: concerts, music industry
McDonald's plans to test out the leafy ingredient in one of its new menu items.

Kale: the cause and solution to all of McDonald's problems

Kai Ryssdal | May 7, 2015
McDonald's plans to implement kale in its menu.
Posted In: breakfast, kale, McDonald's
There's been a huge growth in local repair shops and the number of people making their own gadget manuals.

Tearing down tech manuals

Kai Ryssdal and Ben Johnson | May 7, 2015
Dissecting the teardown process in technology.
Posted In: gadgets, repair, video
Then-U.S. President Bill Clinton signs the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) in December 1993.

NAFTA legacy casts a shadow on new trade agreements

Tracey Samuelson | May 7, 2015
As the Trans-Pacific Partnership looms, a look back at what NAFTA changed in America.
A Walt Disney World guest wearing an orange MagicBand in the park in 2014.

Modernizing the Magic Kingdom

Kai Ryssdal and Austin Cross | May 7, 2015
The tricky tech behind Disney World's MagicBands.

Pulling back the curtain on the manicure industry

Kai Ryssdal and Daisy Palacios | May 7, 2015
There's no such thing as "discount luxury," someone pays the price
Whole Foods is looking to appeal to millennials with a new line of stores.

Whole Foods tries to shed its 'Whole Paycheck' image

Tim Fitzsimons | May 7, 2015
The company says it’ll start a new chain aimed at those darn millennials.