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If faith is lost in our full faith and credit
May 26, 2023

If faith is lost in our full faith and credit

U.S. Treasurys are a linchpin of the global financial system — and they're what's at risk in the unfolding debt limit debacle. Plus, a deep dive into the mermaid economy.

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The Weekly Wrap

The debt ceiling deadline has been extended, but U.S. government bill payments and credibility remain at risk. Bloomberg’s Kate Davidson and The Washington Post’s Heather Long join host Kai Ryssdal to discuss.

Hot travel destinations this holiday weekend? Cities

May 26, 2023
AAA projects a 7% increase in Americans traveling 50 miles or more from home this Memorial Day weekend compared to last year.
Above, visitors near the Las Vegas Strip in August 2020. While the pandemic gutted Vegas' local economy, tourism has roared back.
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Cord-cutters threaten the existence of regional sports networks

May 26, 2023
Lost cable fees mean reduced rights payments to teams. It's uncertain how it will all play out, says Ben Strauss of The Washington Post.
In March, Diamond Sports Group, the largest owner of regional sports networks, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.
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