Sep 13, 2017

09/13/2017: Who makes the rules for self-driving cars?

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(U.S. Edition) The National Transportation Safety Board has ruled that Tesla's autopilot feature led to a deadly car crash in Florida last year. We'll dive into the details of the case and discuss whether the government will be more likely to crack down on self-driving. Afterwards, Marketplace's Molly Wood explains Apple's selling strategy to us — despite its pricey new iPhone X, there are plenty of cheaper options out there. And finally, we'll look into why you're seeing less candy around CVS cash registers.

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Notice less candy around CVS cash registers? You're right

Sep 13, 2017
CVS wants to be known for improving health, so it's making subtle changes.
A display at CVS touting healthy snacks.
Sally Herships/ Marketplace

The complications behind tax reform and cutting widely used tax breaks

Sep 13, 2017
President Trump recently met with three Democrats to find common ground on the issue, but will it be enough?
President Donald Trump arrives to speak about the need for tax reform at Andeavor Refinery in Mandan, North Dakota.
BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images

(U.S. Edition) The National Transportation Safety Board has ruled that Tesla’s autopilot feature led to a deadly car crash in Florida last year. We’ll dive into the details of the case and discuss whether the government will be more likely to crack down on self-driving. Afterwards, Marketplace’s Molly Wood explains Apple’s selling strategy to us — despite its pricey new iPhone X, there are plenty of cheaper options out there. And finally, we’ll look into why you’re seeing less candy around CVS cash registers.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC