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If we let AI keep developing on its current course, author Amy Webb says we probably won't like where it takes us. Plus: Why "birth tourism" is booming, and a look inside the Fed's latest Beige Book.
Segments From this episode
An artificial intelligence battle is coming between the U.S. and China
And sooner than you think, futurist Amy Webb says.
The Beige Book, illustrated: worker shortages, immigration woes and tariff chaos
The collection of anecdotes lets us in on interesting economic realities.
Why Trump didn't shrink the trade deficit in 2018
Americans imported a record number of goods last year, according to new data from the Commerce Department released Wednesday. U.S. service exports also hit a record high. The net effect was the largest trade deficit since 2008 — $621 billion, up nearly 13 percent from the prior year. However, many economists say the U.S. trade deficit […]
FDA approves new Johnson & Johnson drug for depression
The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first new kind of drug to treat depression since Prozac hit the scene in the late 1980s. Spravato is a nasal spray from Johnson & Johnson that’s a close cousin of ketamine, an anesthetic that’s sometimes used recreationally and often known as “Special K.” Because ketamine can cause […]
Why Chinese parents come to America to give birth
Every year, thousands travel to ensure U.S. citizenship for their babies, experts say. Here are two of their stories.
Family Dollar shutters stores in reorganization
400 stores will close.
Music from the episode
Tightrope (feat. Big Boi) - Big Boi Vocal Edit Janelle Monáe, Big Boi
Un Universo Para Los Dos Oktoberklubben
Stella Here We Go Magic
Nancy Farghalli Executive Producer
Daisy Palacios Senior Producer
Maria Hollenhorst Producer
Sean McHenry Associate Producer