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The head of FIFA visited Israel and the West Bank this week, where Palestinians are petitioning to expel Israel from soccer's governing body — and its biggest international tournaments.
Four banks agreed to plead guilty to currency manipulation and pay over $5 billion in fines. Officials say the banks used secret codes to manipulate the exchange rate between U.S. dollars and Euros.
Terry Gross and Marc Maron took the stage at WNYC's RadioLoveFest on May 6. ...
The WTF host asks the Fresh Air host about her childhood, her start in radio and her record-strewn apartment. Gross says Maron's "no bulls***" style made her feel comfortable opening up.
Democrats are moving to raise the liability cap on Amtrak accidents, which was set at $200 million 18 years ago. They say the cap prevents full compensation for last week's derailment in Philadelphia.
In a vote of 14-1, the Los Angeles City Council voted Tuesday to increase the city's minimum wage from $9 to $15 an hour by 2020. More than 40 percent of the workforce earns less than the hourly wage.
Legislation was signed by Republican Gov. Greg Abbott after the city of Denton voted to restrict fracking. Denton officials say oil companies should not wield more power than citizens.