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Researchers at the university built a furnace that can melt rock, then had a cookout. Chefs placed a ribeye on a grill over the 2,100-degree magma. Seconds later, a very charred, medium rare steak.
Politico Magazine editor Susan Glasser and Washington Post columnist Anne Applebaum talk with Linda Wertheimer about how the president's foreign policy moves are playing out at home and abroad.
Kevin McGroarty left behind his own obituary when he died last week at age 53, after — as he put it — "battling a long fight with mediocracy."
Workers and advocacy groups praise the hard-fought change, from $7.25 to $8, but opponents warn it will wreak havoc on business balance sheets.
It's one of the most popular items, but often it seems to be as far as humanly possible from the entrance. The Planet Money team looks at two very different theories about why that is.
Renee Montagne says so long for now. This is the 10th year that she and Steve Inskeep have hosted the show together, and she says she's celebrating by taking a very long (three-month) vacation.