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A new Google service will let your boss track your every move. Research shows that Americans are much less likely to marry someone from a different class bracket. California has become the first state to privatize state park management. Kai Ryssdal talks to Anne-Marie Slaughter, who wrote the controversial article in The Atlantic, "Why Women Still Can't Have It All." And in the latest What's Up Europe?, we hear about what people are talking about in Ireland.

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Curt Schilling speaks about his financial losses

Jun 22, 2012
The former Boston Red Sox pitcher spoke publicly today about his failed video game company 38 Studios, and about his diminished wealth.

Weekly Wrap: Markets, Moody's and the Fed

Jun 22, 2012
Reviewing this week's headlines on Wall Street and beyond. This week: The Moody's downgrade of international banks and the recent Fed meeting.

Google puts employers on your trail

Jun 22, 2012
The search giant is offering a new service, Maps Coordinate, to help bosses keep track of workers.
Members of the media watch a slideshow during a news conference about Google Maps on June 6, 2012 in San Francisco, Calif. The search giant is offering a new service, Maps Coordinate, to help bosses keep track of workers.
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California outsources state park management

Jun 22, 2012
California will become the first state to let private companies run its parks.

Happily ever after in a cross-class marriage

Jun 22, 2012
Fewer people are marrying across class lines. But those who are making the leap are finding that how they grew up influences how they grow together as a couple.

Can women actually balance work and home life?

Jun 22, 2012
Princeton University professor Anne-Marie Slaughter talks about her article in the Atlantic on whether or not women really can balance careers and home lives.

What's up, Europe? Irish continue to muddle

Jun 22, 2012
As the Irish keep an eye on Greece and Spain, what news is keeping the Irish upbeat?

A new Google service will let your boss track your every move. Research shows that Americans are much less likely to marry someone from a different class bracket. California has become the first state to privatize state park management. Kai Ryssdal talks to Anne-Marie Slaughter, who wrote the controversial article in The Atlantic, “Why Women Still Can’t Have It All.” And in the latest What’s Up Europe?, we hear about what people are talking about in Ireland.

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