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The U.N. climate group has moved forward, not just warning of climate change -- because it’s here. What are the economic barriers to investing in what they call "adaptation? Plus:  Michael Jackson's estate has done a big turnaround. Before his death it was a mess; now it's making millions, and there's even a new Jackson record. And finally: GM boss Mary Barra testifies before Congress later this week about the problems with Chevy Cobalts, linked to deaths. We look at the costs and budgeting behind a recall.
General Motors Co. To Recall 1.3 Million Vehicles to Repair Steering

The economics of the GM recall

GM CEO will answer tough questions about car safety
Posted In: car recalls, GM

The healthcare deadline is here. Now what?

The enrollment period for signing up for health insurance via healthcare.gov is over. What you need to know.

A limestone mine and government paperwork

In the backwoods of Pennsylvania sits 28,000 file cabinets full of paper and an army of employees.
Posted In: OPM, bureaucracy
Michael Jackson

Jackson estate success is a thriller

Michael Jackson's estate has done a big turnaround. Before his death it was a mess; now it's making millions.
Posted In: Michael Jackson

Why adapting to climate change is so difficult

The U.N. climate group has moved forward, not just warning of climate change -- because it’s here. What are the barriers to investing in "adaptation"?
Posted In: global climate change, U.N., adaptation
Bucket of ice

The cold truth about the ice business

How many bags of ice do you buy a year? Enough to make it a $2.5 billion industry, that's how much.
Posted In: ICE

As fast food makes inroads, India's obesity rate rockets

For many better-off young Indians, Western-style fast food is considered cool. And as they down burgers and sugary sodas, obesity is spreading.
Posted In: obesity
Japanese camera car

Back up a sec: what's a 'rear-view visibility system?'

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration will begin phasing the cameras into 2016 models.

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The Morning
Who Made Who
Mathematics [Explicit]
Mos Def
Beloved (Thievery Corporation Remix)
Anoushka Shankar
The New Beer Song (Radio)
Dujeous
Ice Melts
Matt and Kim
Wanna Be Startin' Somethin'
Michael Jackson