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Italy's Culture Minister Takes Aim At U.S. Weapons Manufacturer
Armalite is a weapons manufacturer in Illinois, and Dario Franceschini is upset about an image from ArmaLite's "Work of Art" ad campaign. It shows Michelangelo's David cradling an assault rifle.
Military Conflict Decisions: Why Weakness Leads To Aggression?
Can a behavioral economics theory explain military standoffs such as the one in Crimea?
Indiana To Mandate Concussion-Awareness Training
States are implementing laws aimed at preventing concussions in sports. Indiana may become the first state to mandate concussion-awareness training for high school and youth football coaches.
Why Older Adults Have A Hard Time Letting Their Stuff Go
A study finds that people over 50 have difficulty getting rid of unneeded possessions. Some of this is for emotional reasons, some of it for physical ones.
Signs Point To A Slowing U.S. Housing Market
There are signs that the U.S. housing market is slowing down. After rising sharply in 2013, home prices in many areas are leveling off.
The Last Word In Business
Renee Montagne and David Greene have the Last Word in business.
Identity Theft Tops Dirty Dozen List Compiled By IRS
It's not a list of criminals — it's the most common tax scams and they could affect you. David Greene talks with Nina Olson, National Taxpayer Advocate at the Internal Revenue Service.
Renee Montagne has business news.
Search Goes On For Jetliner That Mysteriously Disappeared
Authorities continue to piece together scant clues as to why a Malaysia Airlines flight disappeared over the weekend. The plane was headed from Malaysia to China with 239 people aboard.
U.S. Still Exploring Diplomatic Ways To End Crimea Standoff
Ukraine's prime minister travels to Washington this week for talks with President Obama. On Sunday, leaders of Germany and Great Britain spent time on the phone with Russian President Vladimir Putin.