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Shelf Life

The decisions made when hitting the bottom

by Kai Ryssdal Oct 3, 2011
Author Tony D'Souza discusses his new novel, "Mule," which follows a couple as they struggle with finances and morals under the weight of the recession.

Getting people back to work

by Angela Blackwell Oct 3, 2011
Jobs, jobs, jobs. Everyone is taking about the best way to create more jobs. So, where can we find the opportunities?

Ebony woodcarvers learn to craft machine parts

by Rowan Moore Gerety Oct 3, 2011
In Mozambique, it's hard to find spare parts for today's technology. So artists use African blackwood to fix everything from espresso makers to cars.

On third anniversary, TARP mortgage aid lags

by Alisa Roth Oct 3, 2011
The Troubled Asset Relief Program stabilized the financial and auto industries, but hasn't delivered aid to struggling homeowners.

Yahoo and ABC team up on news online

by Jennifer Collins Oct 3, 2011
Yahoo gives ABC's original news programming 100 million new viewers -- but to keep those viewers, Yahoo needs original content like ABC's.
Occupy Wall St.

Occupy Wall Street protests spread

by Eve Troeh Oct 3, 2011
From humble beginnings to cities across the nation, Occupy Wall Street protests are idiosyncratic and growing.

AMR stock plunges on bankruptcy rumors

by Sarah Gardner Oct 3, 2011
American Airlines parent group loses over 40 percent before closing down almost a third.
Occupy Wall St.

What the Occupy Wall Street protesters want

by Marketplace Staff Oct 3, 2011
Professor Jeremi Suri discusses the motives behind the Occupy Wall Street protests, who the protesters are, and what happens next.

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