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Why are North Dakota's oilfields so dangerous?

Emily Guerin | Oct 3, 2014
Inside Energy traveled to Williston, the heart of the oil boom, to get answers.

The numbers for October 3, 2014

Tony Wagner | Oct 3, 2014
Encouraging jobs reports, JPMorgan's data breach and Facebook's new health focus.

PODCAST: Planes, trains, and billionaires

David Brancaccio | Oct 3, 2014
The jobs report for September, the economy of Brazil, and Canada's railways.

Quiz: The best-laid plans

Dan Abendschein | Oct 3, 2014
High school students with college ambitions don’t always get there.
Posted In: Curveball

How substituting chicken for beef affects inflation

David Brancaccio | Oct 3, 2014
In the 90s, the Boskin Commission changed the way we measure inflation.

Hedge-fund-backed Canadian railroad aims high

Stan Alcorn | Oct 3, 2014
The humble railroad is a hot investment, thanks in part to crude oil.

Silicon Tally: Cafe au...underwear?

Ben Johnson | Oct 3, 2014
How well have you kept up with the week in tech news?

America runs on Dunkin's Wi-Fi

Kai Ryssdal | Oct 2, 2014
A study ranks Wi-Fi speeds at America's top coffee shop chains.
Posted In: coffee shops, Internet, wifi

Quincy Jones on Clark Terry, a godfather of jazz

Kai Ryssdal and Bridget Bodnar | Oct 2, 2014
A new documentary follows influential trumpeter Clark Terry and his student.
Posted In: documentary, jazz, Music

The case for buying up car dealerships

David Gura | Oct 2, 2014
Berkshire Hathaway is buying the country’s fifth-largest group of auto dealers.