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The Neighborhood Wal-Mart, A Blessing Or A Curse?
Wal-Mart is America's largest retailer and sets trends for the country's economy. If Wal-Mart were a country, it would be the world's 26th largest economy. It employs more than 2 million workers.
Comedy Central Backs New 'Daily Show' Host Despite Insensitive Tweets
Comedy Central named Trevor Noah on Monday to replace Jon Stewart as host of The Daily Show. The 31-year-old comic is being criticized for misogynistic and anti-Semitic jokes tweeted in 2009.
No Joke. Flood Insurance Rates Incease On April 1
About a million people will see their premiums double. The rate increase is part of an effort to bring down the debt for the program which subsidizes insurance for people living in flood zones.
Understanding The Forces At Play In Yemen's Civil War
Steve Inskeep talks to Adam Baron, of the European Council on Foreign Relations, about why it's wrong to define it as a sectarian conflict. Baron's article in Politico: "What We Got Wrong in Yemen
China Limits Chauffeurs; Workers Struggle To Pass Driving Test
The Xinhua news agency spoke to a driving instructor who said some mid-level officials are lousy students: "too used to doing things their own way." One official has failed the driving test 10 times.
Colorado Lawmakers Don't Want Marijuana Going To People On Welfare
Colorado legalized marijuana, but lawmakers have sent the governor a bill that would prevent people from using welfare debit cards at marijuana dispensaries.
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