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The Supreme Court announced Friday it would hear appeals this term from four circuit courts that ruled on gay marriage last year. NPR's Nina Totenberg and Scott Simon discuss the implications.
Lending money to energy companies can be pretty profitable. But if oil prices drop enough, the threat of bank defaults becomes real, Portales Partners analyst Charles Peabody tells NPR's Scott Simon.
Provo, Utah, is one of three cities in which Google is rolling out its Googl...
Some U.S. cities are bypassing private Internet providers and creating their own, faster networks. But laws in 19 states impede those efforts, and some cities want the FCC to get involved.
It's happened enough that it's a thing: A stellar actor is awarded for a not-so-stellar role. Many feel it happened again this week with the Oscar nominations.
Travelers wait to check in for charter flights from Miami to Havana at Miami...
Miami businesses expect an upsurge in trade and travel to Cuba under new rules, but travel for tourism is still prohibited and the island has only a limited number of hotel rooms.
Bill Kurtis reads three quotes from the week's news: Recycled Romney; Disapproved Absence; Boston's Five Ring Circus.