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Sonari Glinton

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Takata Pressured By Congress To Take Air Bag Recall Nationwide

Wednesday, December 03, 2014

Lawmakers on Capitol Hill blasted the Japanese supplier Takata for refusing to participate in a national recall of its air bags. So far, the potentially deadly air bags have been recalled in warm and humid areas where they may be most likely to rupture. While Takata is resisting a nationwide recall, Honda said Wednesday it would recall all its vehicles with Takata driver-side airbags in the U.S.

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Shoppers Expected Out In Force On Black Friday

Friday, November 28, 2014

It's the day hard-core shoppers have been waiting for: Black Friday. Some even got a head start at the mall, shopping on Thanksgiving Day.

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Don't Feel Guilty — The Holidays Are A 'Macroeconomic Cheat Day'

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Researchers have learned the frenzy and excitement of the holiday season makes us all a little crazy. But that might not be a bad thing for our financial lives.

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Holiday Shopping Ads Are Geared Toward Brain's Reward Center

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Black Friday and the whole holiday season are designed to tap into a very ancient part of our brains. What happens to our brain when we shop during the holidays?

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Takata Executive Apologizes To Consumers In Capitol Hill Testimony

Thursday, November 20, 2014

An executive from the Takata Corp. was on Capitol Hill today, answering tough questions about the company's defective air bags, which have been linked to at least three deaths in the U.S.

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Takata Air Bag Recall Could Be Tough For Auto Industry To Weather

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

The federal government has demanded that Takata and ten automakers expand their air bag recall. Until now, the recall has been limited to high humidity areas where they are most likely to fail.

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U.S. Safety Agency Wants Millions More Air Bags Recalled

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Regulators want millions of cars with suspect air bags recalled. Carmakers have been sending notices first to owners in warmer climates, where the bags are thought to pose the greatest danger.

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Bloodmobiles To Collect Plasma From West Africa's Ebola Survivors

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Researchers gear up tests in West Africa to see whether blood from Ebola survivors can help people who are sick with the disease. This is part of a broader effort to test therapies in West Africa.

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For Best-Selling Truck, Ford Bets Big On Aluminum

Saturday, November 15, 2014

Ford is about to sell an aluminum-sided version of its F-150 pickup, setting the industry atwitter with expectation. Some hope that after 40 years on top, the truck will finally fall on its tailgate.

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Beyond The Unemployment Rate: Look At These 5 Labor Indicators

Friday, November 07, 2014

The unemployment rate tells only a partial story about the labor market and the state of American workers. Five other measures provide a fuller understanding of the economy and the nation's workforce.

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Is The 'Skills Gap' Really A Thing?

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Employers complain about not having enough skilled workers to fill needed positions. It's the so-called skills gap that has become a buzzword in business and policymaking worlds. But is the skills gap a myth, reality or somewhere in between?

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No Quick Fixes For Drivers Affected By Air Bag Recall

Friday, October 24, 2014

The massive auto recall announced this week is different from most. It affects more than one-third of air bags on the road and there are no simple fixes, short of a full air bag replacement.

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What The New Factory Worker Should Know

Thursday, October 23, 2014

In previous generations, manufacturing jobs were dirty, dangerous and low-skill. The new factory jobs are almost all clean, require increasingly higher skills and take very few people to do them.

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As Gas Prices Drop, Hybrid Sales Shift Into Low Gear

Friday, October 17, 2014

Gas prices are falling — and so are hybrid car sales. Analysts say better gas mileage for traditional vehicles, combined with low gas prices, is giving hybrids a run for their money.

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JPMorgan Chase Data Breach Exposes Millions Of Households

Friday, October 03, 2014

Accounts for 76 million households and 7 million businesses were compromised. Hackers got personal contact information such as names and email addresses, but not passwords or Social Security numbers.

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Cadillac Packs Its Bags And Heads To New York City

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Cadillac, the luxury division of General Motors, is leaving Detroit and moving to Manhattan to be closer to the headquarters of other high-end brands.

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Retailers' Customers Cautioned As Cyber Attacks Continue

Friday, September 19, 2014

Home Depot says some 56 million card holders were possibly compromised in a cyber attack. It says there's no evidence that debit PIN numbers were comprised or that the breach affected online shoppers.

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Nevada Likely To Become Home To Tesla's Battery Factory

Thursday, September 04, 2014

Several states, including California and Texas, are in competition for the so-called Gigafactory, which is expected to employ as many as 6,500 workers. They will make lithium ion batteries.

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The Abercrombie Logo Loses Its Luxe

Saturday, August 30, 2014

Abercrombie & Fitch is shedding its traditional logo-focused apparel. That logo, and the clothes it was affixed to, made the brand one of the most sought-after among teens in the past two decades.

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When A Mayor Moved To The Cabrini-Green Projects

Saturday, August 30, 2014

Chicago's Circle Interchange highway loop was renamed after Jane Byrne this week, the city's first and only female mayor. Scott Simon talks with Kathy Byrne about her mother's legacy.

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