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Episode 740: Burnout
Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 8:08pm

All types of companies are struggling with burnout. Many try to fix it. Most of them fail. One exception: A 26-year-old call center manager, with stress balls and costumes in her arsenal.

What Legal Recourse Do Victims Of Fake News Stories Have?
Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 7:04pm

Real people hurt by fake news can sue under defamation law. But University of Denver law professor Derigan Silver notes that winning monetary damages doesn't undo the damage to a person's reputation.

Energy Giant Shell Inks Oil Deal With Iran
Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 5:00pm

Royal Dutch Shell has signed an agreement to develop oil and gas fields in Iran, despite the nuclear deal's uncertain future. It's the largest energy company to return since sanctions were lifted.

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