Jan 22, 2013

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It's the first day of President Obama's second term, so how will he secure the progress he made, while funding the second-term agenda he laid out in yesterday's inauguration speech? The high school graduation rate in the U.S. is the…

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Donated deer meat falls at Georgia food banks

Jan 22, 2013
Tough economy has more hunters keeping more of their take for themselves.

For now, no more daily gun deals on Groupon

Jan 22, 2013
A month after the school massacre in Connecticut, the daily deal site pulled all offers related to guns, including firing ranges and firearms training.

Dow, S&P at five-year high; VIX drops to five-year low

Jan 22, 2013
Two of the major stock indices closed at five-year highs today, while the CBOE Volatility Index drops to its lowest since April 2007.

Literary voices: Why 'hope' isn't always a good thing

Jan 22, 2013
Writer Jeffrey Eugenides on the notion of hope, four years after Barack Obama used it in his presidential campaign.

More students finish high school

Jan 22, 2013
The trend could be a boon for the economy.

Atari declares bankruptcy

Jan 22, 2013
The legendary video game company could be facing the end after years of sagging business.

U.K. prime minister prepares big speech on Europe

Jan 22, 2013
U.K. Prime Minster David Cameron will give a major speech tomorrow that sets the tone for his country's future relations with the European Union. Many in the U.K. want more decisions made in London and fewer in Brussels. Is the…

Obama's economic challenges, part two

Jan 22, 2013
The crises Obama inherited have passed. But to push his new agenda, he’ll have to tackle thorny budget and debt issues constraining the economy.

Does Obama fashion trickle down to JCrew?

Jan 22, 2013
Michelle Obama has long been the trendsetter; now it's her daughters' clothes that are turning heads.

How a cat bite cost one man $55,000

Jan 22, 2013
His own cat bit him. Then David Lazarus got an infection. Surgery, tests and a hospital stay later, his total bill came to $55,000.

It’s the first day of President Obama’s second term, so how will he secure the progress he made, while funding the second-term agenda he laid out in yesterday’s inauguration speech? The high school graduation rate in the U.S. is the highest it’s been in nearly 40 years. The daily deal site Groupon has halted all gun related promotions. Los Angeles Times columnist David Lazarus talks about how a cat bite turned into a $55,000 medical bill. Fashion journalist Kate Betts discusses how the First Family’s fashion choices could impact those designers and the fashion industry. And Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Jeffrey Eugenedies describes the meaning of hope.

Music from the episode

Father and Son Apollo Brown
Let's Call It Off - Single Version Peter Bjorn and John
Pro Choice Dujeous, John Legend
Lex Ratatat