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  • Consider 'tax' an investment in LeBron

    Consider 'tax' an investment in LeBron
        LeBron James might want it all, but he can't have it all. Such are the constraints of the NBA's maximum-salary limitations.     But that doesn't mean he still can't be rewarded.     Enter what we'll call, "The LeBron James Assistance Program"...
  • Auto review: Ford Fiesta's tiny engine is no shrinking violet

    Ford is getting a lot of mileage out of its Fiesta. For the past year, the Detroit automaker has been rolling out the 2014 update of its popular subcompact in dribs and drabs: starting with its 38 mpg S last summer, followed by its street-legal...
  • Mayo: Catch me on Florida Roundup radio show Friday

    Shameless plug alert: I'll be a panelist on the Florida Roundup radio show at noon on Friday (April 4). The weekly current events roundtable airs on WLRN, 91.3 FM, the local NPR affiliate. Host Tom Hudson and a cast of experts and journalists will be...
  • How a sturgeon massage can produce caviar without killing the fish

    How a sturgeon massage can produce caviar without killing the fish
    Caviar is one of the most prized foods in the world, but it's far from sustainable. German marine biologist Angela Kohler is looking to change that with a new form of sustainable caviar. Kohler has developed a way to extract caviar from a fish without...
  • Fusion Taps Ryan Nerz as TV's First Chief Cannabis Correspondent

    At first blush it sounds like something out of a Cheech & Chong movie, but in fact it's a serious effort. Fusion, the startup cabler run by ABC News and Univision, has named journalist Ryan Nerz as its chief cannabis correspondent. Given the spread of...
  • Ted Cruz lands mammoth book deal, just in time for 2016 election

    Ted Cruz lands mammoth book deal, just in time for 2016 election
    Sen. Ted Cruz will sign a mammoth book deal, the Associated Press reports, for a memoir/polemic to be published in advance of the 2016 election. The tea party favorite is rumored to have scored $1.5 million for the book. Cruz's literary agent told the...
  • SXSW: Watch Coldplay, Damon Albarn, Lady Gaga and more online

    SXSW: Watch Coldplay, Damon Albarn, Lady Gaga and more online
    There's good news and bad news if you're interested in, say, seeing Lady Gaga in Austin, Texas, on Thursday.  First, the bad news. To secure entry into the concert, which is sponsored by a snack food company and part of the South by Southwest festival...
  • Errol Morris talks to Donald Rumsfeld: 'The Unknown Known'

    Errol Morris talks to Donald Rumsfeld: 'The Unknown Known'
    Filmmaker Errol Morris knows something about black holes and quagmires. His 2003 Oscar-winning documentary, "The Fog of War: Eleven Lessons From the Life of Robert S. McNamara," examined the Vietnam War through the regrets of a former U.S. Defense...
  • How your occupation will affect your child's job choice

    How your occupation will affect your child's job choice
    Working moms and dads, have you given any thought to what your occupation may mean for the job choices of your children? NPR tried to answer that question with a look at some actual data from a survey that has tracked a specific group of 12,000 people...
  • Guns for Jesus: Churches fill their pews with weapons giveaways

    What would Jesus shoot? Some churches in Kentucky and in upstate New York are doing what it takes to get people into the pews to hear the word of God — and in their neck of the woods, that means giving away guns. The flier for the raffle at...
  • Despite progress, Obamacare enrollment still hellish for some

    Despite progress, Obamacare enrollment still hellish for some
    I haven't visited Health Insurance Hell for a while, so I thought I'd stop and see how things are going. It's not so bad: At least 4.2 million new enrollees through federal and state Obamacare websites, with at least 1 million more expected through...