Spam Familiar In E-Mail, Now Flooding Your Phone

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Op-Ed: Boomers, Give Up On Entitlements

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A "historically low inventory" of cattle and hogs is driving up meat prices, a trend that's expected to continue next year, USDA economist Richard Volpe says. Justin Lane/EPA/Landov hide caption

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Corn plants dry in a drought-stricken farm field on July 17 near Fritchton, Ind. The corn and soybean belt in the middle of the nation is experiencing one of the worst droughts in more than five decades. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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Despite Crop Insurance, Drought Still Stings Farmers

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As part of the New Media Entrepreneurship camp, participants paid a visit to Google. Joshua Cassidy/KQED hide caption

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Silicon Valley Boot Camp Aims To Boost Diversity

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In 2001, Sally Koslow's then 25-year-old son moved back home after graduating from college. Jim Tierney hide caption

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Laying Down New Rules For The 'Not-So-Empty Nest'

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The marble statue of Plato stands in front of the Athens Academy in Athens. The ancient Greek philosopher had his doubts about democracy. Dimitri Messinis/AP hide caption

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$6B Deal Eases Credit Card Surcharge Restrictions

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Navy veteran Howard Dunn and Army veteran Tom Kaine remember when the Red Cross briefly charged servicemen for doughnuts during World War II. Many veterans still resent it. Chana Joffe-Walt/NPR hide caption

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Episode 386: The Cost Of Free Doughnuts

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U.S. soldiers receive refreshments, including doughnuts, from an American Red Cross clubmobile in London. Soldiers today still resent a Red Cross move to charge for doughnuts. Library of Congress hide caption

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The Cost Of Free Doughnuts: 70 Years Of Regret

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Homeowner Bill Of Rights For 'Flawed System'

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