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Cyber Attacks & The Growing Challenge Of Protecting Personal And Business Data

Cyber Attacks & The Growing Challenge Of Protecting Personal And Business Data

October 7, 2014

Two states attorneys general are investigating JPMorgan Chase for its response to a cyber attack that compromised the data of 76 million households. Details on the largest U.S. breach ever and the challenges of safeguarding personal and business data.

Debate Over The NFL’s Tax-Exempt Status

Debate Over The NFL’s Tax-Exempt Status

September 24, 2014

The NFL is considered a nonprofit organization and pays no federal income taxes. But recent controversies are prompting new questions about that exception. Diane and her guests review the debate over the NFL's tax benefits.

Richard Branson: "The Virgin Way"

Richard Branson: "The Virgin Way"

September 23, 2014

British billionaire Richard Branson on a lifetime of leadership and the rewards that come from bold risk-taking.

A Conversation With Google Chairman Eric Schmidt

A Conversation With Google Chairman Eric Schmidt

September 22, 2014

Eric Schmidt spent 10 years as Google's CEO, building the company from a tech start-up to the world's most dominant search engine. Schmidt discusses empowering consumers through technology, concerns over privacy and Google’s innovative workplace.

The Growing Use of Food Additives and New Pressure for More Oversight

The Growing Use of Food Additives and New Pressure for More Oversight

September 18, 2014

More than 9,000 additives are in the food supply, ranging from seaweed extract to chemical flavorings. But in many cases, companies certify that these substances are safe without FDA oversight. A discussion about food additives, health concerns and new pressure for a better federal review process.

Winners and Losers In The Casino Industry

Winners and Losers In The Casino Industry

September 17, 2014

The casino industry is anything but a sure bet these days. Yesterday, the Massachusetts Gambling Commission approved a $1.6 billion casino north of Boston. At the same time, the Trump Plaza just became the fourth casino in Atlantic city to shut down this year. Steve Roberts and his guests discuss current trends in the casino industry and what its future might hold.

Concerns About New Part-Time Work Trends and Proposed Remedies (Rebroadcast)

Concerns About New Part-Time Work Trends and Proposed Remedies (Rebroadcast)

September 1, 2014

More than seven million Americans can find only part-time work when they would rather work full-time. Concerns about unpredictable hours, on-call shifts and proposed remedies.

Friday News Roundup - Domestic

Friday News Roundup - Domestic

August 22, 2014

A grand jury hears evidence related to the killing of an unarmed black teen in Missouri. Texas Governor Rick Perry is booked on abuse of power charges. And the Supreme Court blocks same-sex marriages in Virginia. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top national news stories.

Concerns About New Part-Time Work Trends and Proposed Remedies

Concerns About New Part-Time Work Trends and Proposed Remedies

August 7, 2014

More than seven million Americans can find only part-time work when they would rather work full-time. Concerns about unpredictable hours, on-call shifts and proposed remedies.

Inside America’s Debt Collection Industry

Inside America’s Debt Collection Industry

August 6, 2014

A new study says 35 percent of Americans are facing debt collection. Now, government regulators are taking a closer look at how the industry operates. We take a look inside America’s debt collection industry.

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