Life at a glance

Amazon.com packages await shipment at a mail processing annex in Indianapolis.

PODCAST: How do you solve a problem like Amazon?

Jan 29, 2015
Unemployment benefits, Shell earnings, and Amazon profits.

PODCAST: Resources are few for homeless youth

Jan 28, 2015
Harvard's big pay day, sponsored content in magazines, and resources for homeless students.

PODCAST: Preparing for a power outage

Jan 27, 2015
Microsoft stock tumbles, an update on the steel industry, and backup generators in the U.S.

My Money Story: Frugality and cheese

Jan 9, 2015
Listener Amelia Rosenman tells her story of inheriting frugality and eating cheese
Posted In: cheese, frugality

PODCAST: Federal contractors get a raise

Jan 1, 2015
Plus: the "Internet of things" at CES and a look ahead at 2015's big tech stories.
California smog envelops the Vincent Thomas Bridge, a blimp and shipping yard cranes in the shipyards of the Port of Long Beach in 2003.

Who's the real-life inspiration for L.A. noir?

Dec 30, 2014
The L.A. Times traces the life of private detective Samuel Marlowe.
Posted In: los angeles, fiction

PODCAST: Consumer confidence trending upwards

Dec 30, 2014
The state of the markets, consumer confidence, and manufacturing in the U.S.

PODCAST: Walgreens goes global

Dec 29, 2014
As Walgreens preps for a big merger, we look ahead to the economics of 2015.

Would you like a cat with your cappuccino?

Dec 25, 2014
Cat cafes are becoming a new way to find homes for shelter and rescue cats.
Posted In: cat photos, pet adoption, cafe

'Christmas Story' house gives back to Cleveland

Dec 25, 2014
Money raised from tours of house used in the movie helps fix up nearby homes.
Posted In: Christmas, tourism, movies
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