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March Jobs Report Highlights Rise In Non-Traditional Employment

A rapidly growing number of people in the U.S. work in non-traditional jobs. Uber represents one segment of these people, but a much larger share are temporary employees, freelancers, and contractors who work as janitors, cafeteria workers, payroll officers and more. NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Princeton economist Alan Krueger about his research into alternative work arrangements.

CIA Leaves Explosives On Virginia School Bus After Training Exercise

The CIA and sheriff's deputies in Loudoun County, Va., accidentally left some explosives in the engine of a school bus, the agency acknowledged. The bus carried kids for two days before mechanics discovered it was still there, but officials say the students were never in any danger. The CIA and local law enforcement have suspended the training program in which working dogs try to sniff out bombs.


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