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Who makes your favorite beer? Probably one of these 5 companies.

Shea Huffman | Sep 15, 2014
The brewer of Budweiser is reportedly in talks to purchase its rival SABMiller.

China creates a texting lane

Kai Ryssdal | Sep 15, 2014
They're really worried about texting-related collisions.
Posted In: China, texting, walking
Bill Gates

Microsoft founders commit $59 million to fight Ebola

David Gura | Sep 15, 2014
Philanthropists are taking the lead in the fight against the outbreak.
Posted In: bill gates, Ebola, Microsoft
The Limited

Dress like Olivia Pope with help from 'The Limited'

Amy Scott | Sep 15, 2014
Why are retailers increasingly creating show branded clothing? Is it successful?
Is Scotland trying to have its cake and eat it too?

Scotland's currency dilemma

Stephen Beard | Sep 15, 2014
UK politicians say if Scotland becomes independent, it can no longer use the pound.

Questions over highway oversight

Kai Ryssdal | Sep 15, 2014
The National Highway Traffic Administration last ordered a recall 35 years ago.
Glenn Ragland jazz musician and poet

When the going gets rough, some sell poems

Marlena Chertock | Sep 15, 2014
A story of an out-of-work jazz drummer who is trying to make it work.
Posted In: business, Economy, Music, poetry

A day in the life of a data mined kid

Adriene Hill | Sep 15, 2014
Millions of pieces of data are being collected on students everyday. How safe is it?

Your Wallet: Is home-buying rebounding?

Marketplace Weekend Staff | Sep 15, 2014
Home sales are picking back up. Are you looking to buy?
Posted In: Housing, real estate

The 3 things that made 'Pretty Little Liars' a smash

Kai Ryssdal | Sep 15, 2014
Showrunner Marlene King has caught lightening in a bottle with her mystery series.
Posted In: abc, television, Twitter