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Sentencing Approaches for New England"s "Codfather"

Carlos Rafael was a fishing magnate in America's most lucrative port. As he faces sentencing for a scheme to cheat fishing quotas, many worry about the fate of local jobs if his empire is dismantled......»»

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Sing Different: Steve Jobs" Life Becomes An Opera

The Apple co-founder's complicated story is the subject of The (R)evolution Of Steve Jobs, by composer Mason Bates and librettist Mark Campbell. It premieres Saturday.....»»

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"Keep Detailed Records Of Every Minute" And Other Micromanager Horror Stories

After we posted a story about the costs and implications of micromanagement, we received over 1,000 responses on Facebook. Here's a selection, along with some advice from an exec.....»»

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Health Insurance CEO On Expanding Coverage

NPR's Scott Simon talks with Michael Neidorff, CEO of the health insurance company Centene Corporation, which has expanded coverage on the insurance .....»»

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A Bother, A Brotherhood: Living Among The Mines In Coal Country

When Mary Jo and Mike Picklo bought their house in 2003, they expected to retire in it — until a coal mine opened across the street. They don't want it there, but they are nearly alo.....»»

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Chicago Fights To Remain 2 Newspaper Town As Labor Groups Buy "Sun-Times"

A group of investors headed by a former Chicago alderman, which included labor groups, closed a deal to p.....»»

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Spotify Sued, Yet Again, Over Compositions

Two new lawsuits against the music streaming leader l.....»»

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News Brief: GOP Presses On With Health Bill; NAACP Gathers For Convention

We examine what options Senate Republicans have left if they want to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. The country's oldest civil rights orga.....»»

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U.S. Sanctions Against Russia Never Go Away — They Just Evolve

When it comes to sanctions, the Cold War never really ended. Even as President Obama lifted Soviet-era sanctions, he imposed new ones. President Trump could soon.....»»

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News Brief: GOP Presses On With Health Bill, NAACP Gathers For Convention

We examine what options Senate Republicans have left if they want to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. The country's oldest civil rights orga.....»»

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Costume Jewelry Designer Kenneth Jay Lane Dies At 85

Lane designed costume jewelry for Hollywood stars, Jackie Kennedy Onassis and viewers of TV's shopping channel QVC. Many women wore his fakes, or "faque," as he pronounced it with their real gems......»»

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Why The Stock Market"s Rise Isn"t Just A Trump Rally

All major stock indexes — including the Dow — are in record territory, even though the Trump administration has failed to deliver on key legislative promises. But other facto.....»»

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The Side Effect Of That New Malaria Drug? American Jobs

The Trump administration wants to.....»»

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Exxon Mobil Sues After Treasury Fines It $2 Million For Alleged Sanctions Violations

The U.S. Treasury is accusing Exxon Mobil of violating sanctions on Russia in a series of deals in May 2014. "What were they thinking?" wonders one of the architects of the sanctions......»»

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Trump"s Private Clubs In Florida Are Seeking Visas For Foreign Workers

President Trump is marking "Made in America" week to promote American labor. At the same time, his two Florida clubs are seeking visas to bring in foreign workers for low-wage jobs......»»

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What"s It Really Like To Work In A Prison Goat Milk Farm? We Asked Inmates

Whole Foods has been forced to stop selling goat cheese made from milk that came from a prison farm, where inmates work for less than a dollar an hour. Yet the inmates themselves.....»»

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GOP Effort To Make Environmental Science "Transparent" Worries Scientists

There's a push in Congress to rewrite how science gets used in regulation — and that has researchers worried. The industry-backed bill would let business nitpick raw data and ignor.....»»

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In Rural Oregon, Efforts To Bring In Large Data Centers Raise Housing Costs

In places like rural Oregon, politicians are working to bring in large data centers to town. It's great for folks who want good jobs but don't want.....»»

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Justice Department Announces "Largest Darknet Takedown In History"

A joint operation by the department, the FBI and international law enforcement has shut down AlphaBay and Hansa, two of the world's largest anonymous marketplaces for illicit dru.....»»

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Elon Musk Says He Has "Verbal" OK To Build N.Y.-D.C. Hyperloop

There's still much to do before getting formal approval, the entrepreneur adds. Hyperloop has the goal of reaching speeds of more than 700 mph, using magnetic levitatio.....»»

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