Most Afghans say their lives haven't improved since U.S. troops were sent in six years ago. For those with wealth, however, it's a different story. Miranda Kennedy reports on how Kabul's new elite spend their time.
Consumers will soon feel the pain of the California freeze in citrus and strawberry prices at the supermarket — not to mention loading up a chip with guacamole on Superbowl Sunday. Janet Babin reports.
More women now live without a spouse than with one, according to The New York Times. Amy Scott reports that the demographic shift could change how we think about everything from healthcare to the school day.
It's the book that made free trade famous: "The Wealth of Nations" by Adam Smith. But who's got time to read its 900-plus pages? Humorist P.J. O'Rourke did and wrote his own book about it. He talks with Kai Ryssdal.
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