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How TV Show Finales Affect The Stock Market

May 18, 2015
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So what happens now now that "Mad Men" is over? This is a real question that researchers have studied, and NPR's social science correspondent Shankar Vedantam is here to tell us about it. Hi, Shankar.

SHANKAR VEDANTAM, BYLINE: Hi, Steve.

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The inspector general of the Labor Department is conducting an audit of the Mine Safety and Health Administration's handling of delinquent mine safety penalties.

Dog Sniffs Out Illegally Caught Fish

May 13, 2015
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Vinyl's Comeback Keeps Record Pressers Busy

May 13, 2015
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This item just popped up in our newsfeed - Facebook's latest move to be your prime destination on the Internet.

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Verizon Acquires AOL For $4.4 Billion

May 12, 2015
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IKEA Offers Breakfast In Bed

May 12, 2015
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GRATEFUL DEAD: (Singing) I set out running, but I'll take my time. A friend of the devil is a friend of mine.

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Venezuela Faces Crime Epidemic

May 12, 2015
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OK, never mind the national political stage. Americans are pausing to mark the passing of a different national stage.

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