Robert Smith Robert Smith is a correspondent for NPR's Planet Money where he reports on how the global economy is affecting our lives.

When The U.S. Paid Off The Entire National Debt (And Why It Didn't Last)

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Groupon's Secret: Everybody Has A Price

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Remembering The Triangle Shirtwaist Fire

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On Broadway, A 'Mormon' Swipe At ... Everything

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Deadly Crashes Put Tour Bus Rules Under Scrutiny

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Congress Begins Hearings On Muslim Radicalization

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Harlem's Apollo Theater Gets Its Own Show

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New York City Officials To Walmart: Keep Out

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N.Y. Governor Proposes Deep Spending Cuts

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GOP, Tea Party Offer Response To State Of The Union

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Ryan To Give GOP Response To State Of The Union

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FBI Arrests More Than 100 In Major Mafia Crackdown

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