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Former Secretary Robert Gates on recruiting veterans

David Gura | Nov 11, 2014
The former Defense Secretary talks veteran unemployment, spending cuts and congress.
A silhouette of an official is seen with a logo of the World Trade Organization (WTO) as background at the Trade organisation headquarters.

China and U.S. reach agreement on high tech products

Stan Alcorn | Nov 11, 2014
Here's what it says and why it matters.

Quiz: Hidden cameras in the classroom

| Nov 11, 2014
Harvard researchers secretly photographed more than 2,000 students to study classroom behavior.
Posted In: Curveball
Four million people came to London to see a work of public art

PODCAST: Powerful and profitable art

David Brancaccio | Nov 11, 2014
Singles Day draws to a close, high tech trade gets easier, and a powerful and profitable art installation.
Garth Brooks performs in Oklahoma.

Garth Brooks album is online, but not for streaming

Nancy Marshall-Genzer | Nov 11, 2014
Brooks is releasing the album on a new website he helped create, GhostTunes.
Four million people came to London to see a work of public art

London’s poppies prove the value of public art

Stephen Beard and Paddy Hirsch | Nov 11, 2014
Millions went to London to see an art exhibit. It's free, and it made a profit.
Posted In: London, veterans

Economic recovery drives growth in low-paid jobs

Mitchell Hartman | Nov 11, 2014
...which is ultimately bad for overall wage growth.

U.S. leaves other big world economies behind

Mitchell Hartman | Nov 10, 2014
There are pros and cons, for an economy outshining competitors in growth and jobs.
Posted In: G7, global economy
We're guessing the "Dewritos" variety won't be selling out of vending machines too quickly.

Doritos-flavored Mountain Dew exists

Kai Ryssdal | Nov 10, 2014
Do the dew, but not this dew.
 Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Tom Wheeler speaks during a news conference.

Obama calls for net neutrality

Scott Tong | Nov 10, 2014
The decision is up to the FCC, but the president makes his position clear