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Planet Money

Duke: $60,000 A Year For College Is Actually A Discount

"We're investing on average about $90,000 in the education of each student," says a university official. Where exactly is all that money going?

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Why More Americans Are Renouncing U.S. Citizenship

A U.S. law aimed at tax cheats hiding money abroad has had unintended consequences and has complicated life for many Americans living overseas.

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