China COVID-19 shut-in tunes in to the world via radio

Mar 9, 2020
Our Shanghai correspondent, forced to stay home like so many others, shares what she's hearing about the virus on the airwaves.
Although it's hard to breathe while wearing a face mask for an extended period of time, they're now required in all public spaces in Shanghai.
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The scissors that cost as much as $1,000

May 12, 2015
...and why this hairdresser swears by them.
 
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'World's Busiest Airport' gets a hairstyle makeover

Nov 13, 2013
Believe it or not, there’s no place to get a haircut in the world’s busiest airport.

Hi-top fade haircut: It's all business

Jun 25, 2013
The iconic '80s hairstyle, the hi-top fade, is making a comeback. Part of the reason: It's good for business.
NBA players like Iman Shumpert have helped bring back the hi-top fade.
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For unemployed, a shave and a haircut... no charge

Oct 19, 2012
Telling someone to cut their hair and get a job is an old cliche. But a Portland barbershop is doing just that for those who are down on their luck.

Greek bond investors take big 'haircut' in bailout deal

Feb 21, 2012
Hans Humes is one of the private creditors who is now taking a 74 percent haircut on the Greek debt he owns. He explains what that means, and why he invested.

Greece closer to avoiding a messy default

Jan 20, 2012
A deal might be drawing near to reducing Greece's debt, and hopefully avoid further crisis in the eurozone.

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Haircut: More dangerous than it sounds

Nov 8, 2011
If Greece accepts the terms of a new aid package it's expected to get a haircut on its debt. But Sr. Editor Paddy Hirsch explain why that haircut...
Sr. editor Paddy Hirsch discusses the dangers of Greece getting a haircut on its debt.
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