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Will new U.S. penalties on Bangladesh hurt more than they help? In the fall of 2011, fourth-grader Zachary Maxwell set out to show his parents and the world his less-than-appetizing lunch tray reality. And is Time Warner Cable for sale?

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Yuck: A fourth-grader's undercover look at school lunch

Jun 28, 2013
In the fall of 2011, fourth-grader Zachary Maxwell set out to show his parents and the world his less-than-appetizing lunch tray reality.

Sequester Pentagon cuts start to bite

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Jun 28, 2013
The Pentagon starts furloughing 650,000 civilian employees next week.

Who's afraid of 5 percent mortgage rates?

Jun 28, 2013
Do fast-rising interest rates threaten the growing recovery in housing? Experts say prices are still low enough to attract buyers.

U.S. suspends Bangladesh trade benefits

Jun 28, 2013
The U.S. is suspending its trade benefits for Bangladesh. The Obama administration said the country has not moved quickly enough to address workplace safety following an eight-story factory collapse that killed over 1,000 workers.

Safety Net Confessionals: My get-out-of-jail-free card

Jun 28, 2013
Listener Kurt Deutscher, a 49-year-old web developer who grew up in a low-income family in Portland, Oregon, discusses his economic safety net, which came in the form of a unique graduation gift.

PODCAST: The gross truth of school lunch

Jun 28, 2013
Who's afraid of a 5 percent mortgage rate? A fourth-grader takes an undercover look at school lunches. And a 650,000 person sequester furlough.

Interested in running the Fed? Any one?

Jun 28, 2013
Now that President Obama has suggested publicly that Ben Bernanke might not stay on at the Federal Reserve past January, the quest is on for replacements.

Google gets into gaming

Jun 28, 2013
Google is reportedly developing a game console and a wristwatch. The reason for all the hardware is all about the software.
Isabelle Olsson, lead designer of Google's Project Glass, talks about the design of the Google Glass during the keynote at last year's Google I/O, in San Francisco on June 27, 2012 in San Francisco.
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Will new U.S. penalties on Bangladesh hurt more than they help? In the fall of 2011, fourth-grader Zachary Maxwell set out to show his parents and the world his less-than-appetizing lunch tray reality. And is Time Warner Cable for sale?

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC