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NPR's Audie Cornish talks to Patrick Thibodeau, a senior editor at Computerworld, about why a round of layoffs for some 30 technology employees at Disney-ABC Television Group was suddenly canceled.
NPR's Melissa Block speaks with Bill Clark, councilor on the remote island of Canna, about the first theft there since the 1960s. The thieves robbed a store operating via the "honesty box" system.
NPR's Audie Cornish talks to Michele Wucker, author of Why the Cocks Fight: Dominicans, Haitians, and the Struggle for Hispaniola, about the tensions between Dominicans and Haitians since 1929.
After a two-day meeting with policymakers adjourned Wednesday, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said the economy is moving in the right direction but continues to recover.
Nigerians are outraged over the clothing allowance given to lawmakers. In a country where the average person lives on dollars a day, the nation's 469 lawmakers will share a $43 million allowance.
The psychiatrist who treated accused Colorado movie theater shooter James Holmes has finished her testimony, and state prosecutors are due to rest their case this week.