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The well is running dry at BP -- the money well. A new report on Apple's supply chain is raising questions about the accuracy of Apple's critics. The housing boom and bust from a realtor's point of view. And does the cronut need a patent?

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How accurate are Apple's critics? Latest report on Apple's supply chain raises questions

Jul 30, 2013
Critics are starting to question some details in a report released Monday by the New York-based China Labor Watch, which targeted Chinese factory conditions of Apple supplier Pegatron.

Obama and Chattanooga's economic choo-choo

Jul 30, 2013
An economic snapshot of Chattanooga, Tenn., reveals why President Obama is speaking there.

Why homeless kids are harder to count

Jul 30, 2013
The Urban Institute looks to make counting homeless youth more effective.

The money well is running dry at BP

Jul 30, 2013
The company's $20 billion Gulf oil spill compensation fund is almost empty -- and there could be many more claims in the pipeline.

Does Bloomberg's stair advocacy make business sense?

Jul 30, 2013
In his persistent campaign to make New Yorkers healthier, Mayor Bloomberg wants people to take the stairs instead of the elevator.

Hedge funds out bid would-be homeowners

Jul 30, 2013
The homeownership rate has now fallen to 65 percent from a high of 69 percent in the mid-2000s.

PODCAST: Mayor Bloomberg to New Yorkers: Take a hike!

Jul 30, 2013
Are Apple's critics accurate? New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg advocates for stairs. And what to expect from this week's GDP revision.

The well is running dry at BP — the money well. A new report on Apple’s supply chain is raising questions about the accuracy of Apple’s critics. The housing boom and bust from a realtor’s point of view. And does the cronut need a patent?

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC