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Steve Inskeep talks to David Wessel, of the Brookings Institution, about secular stagnation: the problem of building consumer demand at a time when people are less motivated to spend.
The ad uses Jimmy McMillan who ran for governor of New York in 2010. His catch phrase then was: rent is too damn high. Now he points out that Hailo's rates are less expensive than its competitor Uber.
Mary-Claire King, who identified the first breast cancer gene, calls for more women to be screened for genetic mutations. Now, doctors only recommend women who have a family history get screened.
A leaked video of the altercation between football star Ray Rice and his then-fiancee, Janay Palmer, that took place earlier this year has led the Baltimore Ravens to terminate Rice's contract.
Americans generally agree that too much money is spent running for office. On Monday, the Senate took up a proposed constitutional amendment that could change that, but it's not likely to pass.
London Business School researchers find that the more competent and accomplished women are, the worse their performance evaluations — when it comes to managers with traditional gender attitudes.