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Fashion Designer Donna Karan walks the runway at the Donna Karan New York 30th Anniversary fashion show during Spring fashion week in New York City in 2014.

Donna Karan on her chaotic life in fashion

Oct 27, 2015
Kai Ryssdal talks to fashion icon Donna Karan about her new memoir, 'My Journey.'
Posted In: fashion, Donna Karan, designer clothes
The New York Stock Exchange has acquired Interactive Data Corp. for $5 billion.

A data hungry exchange makes a big acquisition

Oct 27, 2015
The Intercontinental Exchange will spend $5.2 billion on Interactive Data Corp.
Posted In: NYSE, IDC, financial data, acquisitions
Two women walk past a 'For Sale' sign in Des Plaines, Illinois.

Measuring the economy's momentum

Oct 27, 2015
In a week full of economic stats, what's the underlying momentum of growth?
Posted In: Housing, figures, employment, economic data
A quadcopter drone arrives with a small delivery at Deutsche Post headquarters in Germany. Back in the U.S., Wal-Mart has already been testing delivery drones.

Wal-Mart testing drones for delivery

Oct 26, 2015
Nothing will go wrong, right? Right?
Posted In: drones, Wal-Mart, delivery services
American Airlines

American will try no-frills pricing next year

Oct 26, 2015
The carrier is cutting prices in cities with competition from cut-rate airlines.
Posted In: American Airlines, discount airlines, air travel

Local Money: A visit to Raleigh's #Drunktown

Oct 23, 2015
Raleigh's new outdoor bar hour policy has upset some local businesses and local residents.
Posted In: local money, raleigh
Hurricane Patricia is seen churning in the Pacific on Friday.

The most powerful hurricanes aren't always that costly

Oct 23, 2015
Patricia is bearing down on Mexico, but its economic impact will likely be minimal.
Posted In: hurricane, weather, storms
Facebook is aiming to bring fresh faces into its work pool.

Facebook is trying to diversify Silicon Valley

Oct 23, 2015
The company has started a new program to get underrepresented groups into tech.
Posted In: Facebook, diversity, workplace diversity
Paul Ryan speaks following a meeting of House Republicans in the U.S. Capitol on Tuesday in Washington, D.C.

Weekly Wrap: Paul Ryan, debt limit and interest rates

Oct 23, 2015
Sudeep Reddy and Nela Richardson join Kai Ryssdal to recap the week that was.
Posted In: Weekly Wrap, debt limit, Paul Ryan, interest rates
Krispy Kremes and children's clinics: a perfect union.

Doughnuts ... is there anything they can't do?

Oct 23, 2015
The Krispy Kreme Challenge has donated $2 million to support a children's clinic.
Posted In: donuts, clinics