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Selling the Affordable Care Act taking a toll on insurance giants; lawmakers propose restrictions on visas that may complicate travel; and closing the wage gap...in 118 years.

Segments From this episode

Women will achieve equal pay in 118 years, report says

Nov 19, 2015
According to a World Economic Forum report, women will receive equal pay globally by the year 2133.

Atom Factory's Troy Carter: 'Music sells everything but music'

Nov 19, 2015
The CEO of Atom Factory talks about his rise in the music and tech startup industries.

This war game tests vulnerability of the power grid

Nov 19, 2015
In a war game, utilities face all sorts of challenges: saboteurs, storms, squirrels.

Tracking terror funding enters a new era

Nov 19, 2015
With ISIS and others shunning the global financial system, the job is a challenge.

Lawmakers urge changes to Visa Waiver Program

Nov 19, 2015
Tighter rules are sought for the program, which lets many foreigners come to the U.S. without a visa.

Why some companies are using algorithms for hiring

Nov 19, 2015
A new study suggests algorithms can help find employees who will stick around longer

Insurance giant shakes ACA tree

Nov 19, 2015
UnitedHealth Group is projected to lose $425 million this year.

Selling the Affordable Care Act taking a toll on insurance giants; lawmakers propose restrictions on visas that may complicate travel; and closing the wage gap…in 118 years.

Music from the episode

Tech Romance (Matmos Remix) Her Space Holiday
All About That Bass Meghan Trainor
Cassettesingle Fujiya & Miyagi
You Are The Ocean Phantogram