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Lawyers find success in the Bakken

Emily Guerin | Jul 16, 2015
The booming population of young men is helping fuel the need for attorneys.
Posted In: lawyers, North Dakota, rural

Ah, the smell of eggs and seaweed in the morning

Marketplace staff | Jul 16, 2015
Here are the numbers we're reading and watching for Thursday.
Patti LuPone gives a curtain speech following the night she took away a cell phone from a patron who was texting during her performance in the off-Broadway show "Shows for Days."

It's been a tough week for Broadway

Molly Wood | Jul 15, 2015
Plus, the first high definition pictures of Pluto.
Protesters march, holding banners and flags in front of the Greek parliament in Athens during an anti-austerity protest on Wednesday.

Greeks feel 'betrayed' by German leadership

Molly Wood | Jul 15, 2015
Elena Karanatis says the country's ire has shifted from the IMF.
The NASA logo on a protective box at Kennedy Space Center in Florida

Can private companies keep the space station supplied?

Kimberly Adams | Jul 15, 2015
Failed missions to the ISS leave NASA and researchers with the bill.
ConnectHome wants to grant low-income families access to high-speed broadband.

ConnectHome: Affordable subscriptions to the internet

Molly Wood | Jul 15, 2015
Molly Wood talks to HUD Secretary Julián Castro.
Greek Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos gestures as he attends a parliament session in Athens, on Wednesday. Greece geared up for a parliamentary vote on reforms asked by eurozone creditors in exchange for a huge new bailout — just hours after a bombshel

Debt relief for Greece: central and contentious

Tracey Samuelson | Jul 15, 2015
Options include rate reduction, more time for payments and wiping out some debt.
An UBER application is shown as cars drive by in Washington, D.C. on March 25, 2015.

Who's an employee?

Nancy Marshall-Genzer | Jul 15, 2015
The Department of Labor has issued guidance on classifying workers.

New Obamacare fight takes aim at 'Cadillac' tax

Dan Gorenstein | Jul 15, 2015
Consumers with pricey health plans will have to pay a new tax starting in 2018.

For Amazon, e-retail is just the tip of the iceberg

Mark Garrison and Tony Wagner | Jul 15, 2015
The online store celebrated 'Prime Day,' but in 20 years, it's become much more.
Posted In: Amazon