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Students at the Culinary Institute of America staged a protest yesterday because they feel their expensive degrees are being devalued by slipping standards and rising enrollment. Is it all the fault of shows like "Iron Chef?" Not to be cooked, Apple is borrowing money, while rewarding shareholders with higher dividends. We explain why this actually makes sense. Also, back to the sequester, we talk to an air traffic controller about what life is life lately.

Segments From this episode

Order a Whopper from your couch: Burger King expands delivery

Apr 24, 2013
Burger King franchises in Chicago, San Francisco and here in L.A. will start delivering Whoppers, et al.

Why Apple -- cash-rich and debt-free -- is going to borrow money

Apr 24, 2013
An explanation to the puzzle of why Apple is borrowing funds, while also rewarding shareholders with higher dividends.

Culinary Institute of America students turn up the heat, walk out because of falling standards

Apr 24, 2013
Students at Culinary Institute of America, one of the nation's top cooking schools, say their degrees are being devalued by slipping standards.

A hopeful spring for cattle ranchers

Apr 24, 2013
Rain in Missouri means grass is growing -- and that's a good thing for cattle ranchers.

Building collapse in Bangladesh kills garment factory workers

Apr 24, 2013
A building collapse at a garment factory in Bangladesh has left at least 100 people dead and injured a thousand more. This is the second disaster at a Bangladeshi garment factory in less than six months.

JFK air traffic controller on first furlough day: 'Frustrating'

Apr 24, 2013
Air traffic controllers from JFK to LAX have begun their furloughs, making for long and painful delays, especially flying into and out of the big East Coast airports around New York City.

Britain celebrates its Huguenot heritage

Apr 24, 2013
Immigration is a contentious issue in Britain, but the country recently celebrated one of the most successful immigrant groups -- French Protestants or Huguenots.

Is fight over CFPB undermining its authority?

Apr 24, 2013
Observers worry the lack of a full-fledged director undercuts agency's ability to protect consumers.

Students at the Culinary Institute of America staged a protest yesterday because they feel their expensive degrees are being devalued by slipping standards and rising enrollment. Is it all the fault of shows like “Iron Chef?” Not to be cooked, Apple is borrowing money, while rewarding shareholders with higher dividends. We explain why this actually makes sense. Also, back to the sequester, we talk to an air traffic controller about what life is life lately.

Music from the episode

Son Of Neckbone Beastie Boys
Drum Babylon Mux Mool
Lotus Flower Monks (Instrumental) Instrumental Hip Hop Beats Crew
God Made the World Cold Cave