Can Apple’s streaming service really think different?
Mar 25, 2019

Can Apple’s streaming service really think different?

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What does Apple bring to the streaming wars? Plus: Some farmers are struggling to pay back government loans, thanks to trade wars and low prices for key crops. 

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Cheese in the age of Brexit

Mar 25, 2019
A crumbly cheese, Yorkshire Wensleydale, can teach us something about life in the U.K. after Brexit.
Wensleydale cheese, including a 5.5 pound wheel, at the London cheese shop La Fromagerie. This style of cheese is imported from the town of Bedale in North Yorkshire, England.
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How a labor shortage is giving leverage to blue-collar workers

Mar 25, 2019
And what companies must do to adapt in this economy
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FHA tightens standards on insuring home loans

Mar 25, 2019
The Federal Housing Administration is growing concerned that lenders are allowing some first-time home buyers to take on too much risk. Earlier this month, the FHA told lenders that it will flag more loans as high risk, and raise the hurdle some borrowers must jump for FHA-backed loans. Click the audio player above to hear […]
The reflection of blue skies and palm trees are seen in the window of a Countrywide banking and home loans location offering reverse mortgages in Sun City, Arizona.
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Steven Spielberg, Reese Witherspoon help launch Apple TV service

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Mar 25, 2019
Usually when Apple hosts one of its “special events” at the Steve Jobs Theater in Silicon Valley, it’s rolling out new products, unveiling the latest iPhone, Mac or Apple Watch on the black stage with dramatic music and slick videos. Today’s event had all of that, plus appearances by Steve Carell, Steven Spielberg and Reese […]
Actors Steve Carell, Reese Witherspoon and Jennifer Aniston speak during an event launching Apple tv+ at Apple headquarters on March 25, 2019, in Cupertino, California.
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As loans come due, farmers feel the financial squeeze

Mar 25, 2019
Some farmers are “quietly exiting” because they can’t make a profit.
Farmer Tom Giessel stands in front of a corn pile near Larned, Kansas. The corn was grown in 2017 and because of a market glut, it still hasn’t sold.
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The team

Nancy Farghalli Executive Producer
Bridget Bodnar Producer
Daisy Palacios Producer
Sean McHenry Associate Producer
Maria Hollenhorst Associate Producer