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Annie Baxter
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Donna Tam

A new White House report on student loan debt reveals that how people repay student loans has changed dramatically in a short time.

The trade lines that divide us

Jul 26, 2016
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Andrea Seabrook, Kim Adams, Gina Delvac and Katie Long

The auto industry is watching to see whether Tesla, which has its roots in the tech world of Silicon Valley, can pull off its goal of mass producing cars.

The goal hit a road bump in May when Tesla had its first fatality in a vehicle using Autopilot, a feature it offers that allows the car to do a lot of the driving.

It's supposed to be an assist. Before you engage it, it warns you not to take your hands off the wheel.

In New York, ice cream truck jingle jangles nerves

Jul 26, 2016
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Isabella Kulkarni

Family businesses and family drama

Jul 26, 2016
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Sabri Ben-Achour

Housing held back by too few new homes

Jul 26, 2016
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Mitchell Hartman

Marketplace Tech for Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Jul 26, 2016
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Marketplace

On today's show, we'll talk about Apple's anticipated earnings report; the possibility that Russia may have been behind the hack on the Democratic National Committee; and a rise in the number of young travelers. 

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Marketplace

Verizon is buying Yahoo for $4.8 billion, acquiring its "core Internet assets" — search, email, finance, news, sports, Tumblr, Flickr — in essence writing the final chapter of one of the longest-running Internet companies.

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A 12-year-old boy named Strazh hangs from the monkey bars, staring at the ground. The other kids in the park in San Francisco aren't interested in him. And he's not interested in them.

"I just like to play by myself," he says.

Strazh has autism. Today is a good day. But on most others, Strazh has meltdowns. Something frustrates him and he can't control his emotions.

"I sometimes end up screaming," he says. "And I end up yelling and screaming."

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When the Pabst Brewery closed its doors in downtown Milwaukee in 1997, it was unclear what would become of the area. It was littered with abandoned buildings and for almost a decade, the area sat largely unused.

Then in 2006, the complex was bought by Joseph Zilber, a philanthropist and real estate mogul, who was nearing age 90 at the time of its purchase. He passed away just a few years later, at the age of 92.

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