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Gist: Why David Letterman Still Matters

David Letterman was full of contradictions. He hated celebrity, but he hosted a talk show. He was playful, but he never seemed to be enjoying himself. In The Last Giant of Late Night, reporter Jason Zinoman explores the many facets of Letterman’s art, and how the TV landscape has suffered without him. 

In the Spiel, the real stories behind the fall of Alabama’s governor, the Wells Fargo clawback, and one teenager’s quest for free chicken nuggets. 

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Fed Minutes Show Split Over September Rate Hike

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The minutes of the Federal Reserve's July policy meeting showed officials were split over whether an interest rate hike was warranted at the September meeting. Art Hogan of Wunderlich Securities said the Fed signaled it's getting ready for a rate hike sometime this year.

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09. A Cappella Dreams

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A cappella, Italian for in the style of the church, refers to music for unaccompanied voices. Just a decade ago it was nowhere near the radio dial. Now it’s everywhere: college campuses, Hollywood blockbusters, prime time reality television, and the Gr...

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