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Nielsen, the company that measures broadcast and cable ratings, will begin using its technology to calculate the viewership of streaming services like Netflix. Also, Bill Cosby projects are canceled.
Steve Inskeep talks to David Wessel about what's gone wrong with Japan's economy. Wessel is director of the Hutchins Center at the Brookings Institution and a contributor to The Wall Street Journal.
The ultimate aim of Japan's effort to revive the economy is to give consumers the confidence to start buying again. Weak consumer confidence has hit big-ticket purchases hardest.
The measure funding the government runs out next month. That, coupled with GOP anger over President Obama's promised executive action on immigration, means a Washington showdown could be brewing.
She says she'll divest herself of the villa after her ownership became clouded by questions of corruption and conflict of interest. It's the latest challenge to her husband, President Pena Nieto.
Immigration politics are taking center stage. Arun Rath talks to the Pew Research Center's Jeffrey Passel about the declining number of undocumented immigrants arriving from Mexico.