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Can I ask you to blue sky that synergy?

Stacey Vanek Smith | Aug 4, 2014
The origin of business jargon, and why people use it.

Luxury seats coming to an AMC theater near you

Kai Ryssdal | Aug 4, 2014
AMC is spending $600 million to add reclining seats.

The push to protect student data

Adriene Hill | Aug 4, 2014
Educators and legislators are tackling questions about student-data privacy.

Just how common is the Common App?

Dan Abendschein | Aug 4, 2014
After big glitches last year, the de-bugged Common College Application is here.
Posted In: Curveball

The education benefits in the VA Reform Bill

Queena Kim | Aug 4, 2014
The bill will lift residency requirements for vets who attend public colleges.

PODCAST: "Mini" muni in Colorado

David Brancaccio | Aug 4, 2014
Market Baskets protests, benefits of the new VA bill, and "mini" muni bonds.

Airplanes become the new weather balloons

Kate Davidson | Aug 4, 2014
Planes create a moving picture of weather data as they take off and land.
Posted In: weather

"Mini" muni bonds — double your money, help your city

Megan Verlee | Aug 4, 2014
Denver hopes to attract a whole different class of bond buyers.
Posted In: bonds, municipal bonds

Hacking away in Las Vegas

Ben Johnson | Aug 4, 2014
A look at this week's Black Hat and Defcon security conferences.

Grocery chain workers fight for millionaire CEO

Shannon Mullen | Aug 4, 2014
Market Basket employees and customers stage an "unprecedented" protest.
Posted In: living wage, strike