Legislation Aimed At Killing Dollar Coin Program

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Spaceflight Is Getting Cheaper. But It's Still Not Cheap Enough.

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Jane Liaw Liaw orders coins from the U.S. Mint to earn frequent-flier miles. Jane Liaw hide caption

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How Frequent Fliers Exploit A Government Program To Get Free Trips

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Millions of dollars worth of $1 coins languish in a vault at the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond's Baltimore branch. John W. Poole/NPR hide caption

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$1 Billion That Nobody Wants

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The Comedian Who Ran For Mayor

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Why Iceland Isn't Just A Barren Rock

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Why We Left The Gold Standard

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One Voter Tries To Decide Whether To Pay For Bankers' Mistakes

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Why Japan Will Bounce Back

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