Today's Highlights | February 19, 2014

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 Protesters rally outside of a Wendy's in support of raising fast food wages from $7.25 per hour to $15.00 per hour on December 5, 2013 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City.
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Begins at 21:20: A new report out by the Congressional Budget Office shows that increasing the federal minimum wage would mean an increase in family income but also the elimination of some low-wage jobs. Charlie Herman, Business and Economics Editor for WNYC, explains.

Begins at 25:23: The top five in the world sounds pretty impressive everywhere from academics, to wealth or life expectancy. It's impressive everywhere except the Olympics. What is it like for an Olympic athlete to finish in fourth place? Tamara McKinney, an alpine skier who took fourth place in the 1984 Winter Olynpics, weighs in.