In Washington's Columbia Heights neighborhood, Claire Robertson, a grad student, talks with Scott Hensley about retail health clinics.
October 29, 2012 Are you prepared for some unorthodox audio from an ink-stained wretch still working on the transition to online journalism from print? If so, click through to listen to Shots, the podcast. This episode covers multivitamins and cancer, health report cards and how Americans feel about retail health clinics.
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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.
July 13, 2012 Everybody likes free, and the Internet is bursting with free services. But as companies try to figure out how to make money, consider a cautionary tale about free doughnuts and the Red Cross.
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Chicago University economist Luigi Zingales sees the U.S. taking steps toward Italian-style cronyism.
July 10, 2012 As citizens lose trust in their lawmakers, they jockey for special treatment — and often get it. That just compounds the problem, argues University of Chicago economist Luigi Zingales.
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Revelations that Barclays traders were involved in efforts to manipulate a key interest rate claimed the job of Barclays Chief Executive Bob Diamond.
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July 3, 2012 The most important interest rate in the world has been set by what amounts to an honor system among banks. Now it turns out at least one bank was fudging the numbers.
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April 16, 2010 This week's episode of the podcast tries to explain the Tea Party phenomenon, the Kentucky GOP Senate primary, among other stuff.
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January 7, 2009 We've had a positive rece
December 18, 2008 We have upgraded the API to include the new features and content. This launch includes Mix Your Own Podcast, a way for users to create customized podcasts based on their own preferences or search terms. It also includes a Station Finder API as w...
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