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Our Robot Overlords Are Now Delivering Pizza, And Cooking It On The Go

NPR | Sept. 29, 2016 7:24 p.m.

A Silicon Valley start-up wants to use technology to solve the pizza paradox. It's a food that's meant to be delivered, but never tastes quite as good upon arrival.

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Giant Sinkhole At Florida Plant Leaks Polluted Water Into State Aquifer

NPR | Sept. 29, 2016 2:09 p.m.

A fertilizer company says third-party tests show the water contaminated with low-level radiation has not leaked off the site into nearby wells. Residents are upset they were not informed for weeks.

World | Food | Business

'Cup Noodles' Turns 45: A Closer Look At The Revolutionary Ramen Creation

NPR | Sept. 29, 2016 1:27 p.m.

Today instant ramen is consumed in at least 80 countries around the world and even considered popular currency in American prisons.

Nation | Business

Supreme Court Takes Up Case That Could Affect Redskins Trademark

NPR | Sept. 29, 2016 1:23 p.m.

The court decided to review a lower court decision that found the government could not deny trademarks because of an offensive name.

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Americans Unconvinced Of Potential Good Of Self-Driving Cars, Study Finds

NPR | Sept. 29, 2016 1:19 p.m.

Most Americans say they should always have the option to drive themselves. That's despite the fact the average driver is excited by driverless technology.

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New Rule Preserves Patients' Rights To Sue Nursing Homes In Court

NPR | Sept. 29, 2016 1:03 p.m.

A new rule is the most significant overhaul of federal funding regulations for nursing homes in more than two decades. It also requires "nourishing, palatable" food and infection-control plans.

Economy | Business

WATCH: Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf Faces House Panel Over Fake Accounts

NPR | Sept. 29, 2016 12:06 p.m.

In his opening remarks, Stumpf refused to accept the contentions made by Sen. Elizabeth Warren and others — that the bank's cross-selling incentives were to blame for the scandal.

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Marijuana Sellers To Oregon: Push Back New Packaging, Labeling And Testing Deadline

OPB | Sept. 29, 2016 12:04 p.m. | Portland

The next few days might be a good time to marijuan pot as retailers try to sell old inventory because of new state requirements.

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Phone Emergency Alerts Will Begin Including Links, Phone Numbers

NPR | Sept. 29, 2016 11:40 a.m.

Regulators have voted to expand cellphone alerts to 360 characters from the previous cutoff at 90, and to begin including clickable URLs and phone numbers over the next year or so. But no photos, yet.

Business | Technology

Forget Self-Driving Cars. Self-Driving Chairs Have Arrived

NPR | Sept. 29, 2016 11:17 a.m.

Nissan unveiled the ProPilot chair, a high-tech self-driving seat that the automaker says makes waiting in line "easy and fun" by using technology designed for semi-autonomous cars.