• Unto The Brexit By NPR   -   Dec 10, 2018

    UNTO THE BREXIT

    UK Prime Minister Theresa May's plan to exit the European Union has hit a wall. What happens now?

  • The Revolution Will Be Driverless: Autonomous Cars Usher In Big Changes By NPR   -   Dec 10, 2018

    THE REVOLUTION WILL BE DRIVERLESS: AUTONOMOUS CARS USHER IN BIG CHANGES

    Autonomous vehicles could be the "most disruptive technology to hit society worldwide since the advent of the motor car," says former...

    Technology, Technologies, New York, Credits, Credit
  • The Revolution Will Be Driverless: Autonomous Cars Usher In Big Changes By NPR   -   Dec 10, 2018

    THE REVOLUTION WILL BE DRIVERLESS: AUTONOMOUS CARS USHER IN BIG CHANGES

    Autonomous vehicles could be the "most disruptive technology to hit society worldwide since the advent of the motor car," says former...

    Technology, Technologies, New York, Credits, Credit
  • Ex-Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn Indicted On Charges Of Underreporting Income By NPR   -   Dec 10, 2018

    EX-NISSAN CHAIRMAN CARLOS GHOSN INDICTED ON CHARGES OF UNDERREPORTING INCOME

    Ghosn was arrested last month - and ousted as chairman of Nissan - after he was accused of concealing income from the Japanese government....

    Credits, Government, Credit
  • How 1 Company Pulls Carbon From The Air, Aiming To Avert A Climate Catastrophe By NPR   -   Dec 10, 2018

    HOW 1 COMPANY PULLS CARBON FROM THE AIR, AIMING TO AVERT A CLIMATE CATASTROPHE

    A U.N. climate report says the only way to avoid the worst climate impacts will be to suck carbon emissions out of the air. Researchers...

    Company, Companies
  • By NPR   -   Dec 10, 2018

    MAKING SENSE OF THE RECENT TURMOIL IN THE MARKETS

    NPR's Michel Martin speaks with David Wessel, Director of the Hutchins Center on Fiscal and Monetary Policy, about the recent market...

    Market, Marketing
  • Exclusive: Ed Department To Erase Debts Of Teachers, Fix Troubled Grant Program By NPR   -   Dec 10, 2018

    EXCLUSIVE: ED DEPARTMENT TO ERASE DEBTS OF TEACHERS, FIX TROUBLED GRANT PROGRAM

    The move follows an NPR investigation that found thousands of teachers had grants unfairly converted to loans.

    Moving
  • Fire-Resistant Is Not Fire-Proof, California Homeowners Discover By NPR   -   Dec 9, 2018

    FIRE-RESISTANT IS NOT FIRE-PROOF, CALIFORNIA HOMEOWNERS DISCOVER

    California has some of the strictest building codes in the country for homes built in areas with wildfire risk. But recent fires show...

    Building
  • Facing Critical Labor Shortage, Japan Opens Door Wider To Foreign Workers By NPR   -   Dec 8, 2018

    FACING CRITICAL LABOR SHORTAGE, JAPAN OPENS DOOR WIDER TO FOREIGN WORKERS

    An aging population and low birth rate have led lawmakers to accept semi-skilled non-Japanese temporary laborers. (Image credit: Kazuhiro...

    Rate, Credit, Credits, Japan
  • Facing Critical Labor Shortage, Japan Opens Door Wider To Foreign Workers By NPR   -   Dec 8, 2018

    FACING CRITICAL LABOR SHORTAGE, JAPAN OPENS DOOR WIDER TO FOREIGN WORKERS

    An aging population and low birth rate have led lawmakers to accept semi-skilled non-Japanese temporary laborers. (Image credit: Kazuhiro...

    Rate, Credit, Credits, Japan
  • More Jobs, Less Pay By NPR   -   Dec 7, 2018

    MORE JOBS, LESS PAY

    In honor of jobs day, we look at the jobs that used to be high-paying, that are now low-paying. What happened to these jobs? And what...

    Jobs, Job, Economy
  • By NPR   -   Dec 7, 2018

    RUSSIA JOINS OPEC IN AGREEMENT TO CUT OIL PRODUCTION BY 1.2 MILLION BARRELS A DAY

    Oil prices jumped higher Friday on news of a deal between OPEC and Russia to cut production. Global oil prices have fallen 30 percent...

    Russia
  • By NPR   -   Dec 7, 2018

    THE EFFECTS U.S. SOYBEAN FARMERS HAVE FELT FROM TRADE NEGOTIATIONS WITH CHINA

    NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Josh Gackle, a soybean farmer in Kulm, N.D., about how the United States' ongoing trade negotiations...

    United States, Trading, China
  • By NPR   -   Dec 7, 2018

    THE BUSINESS OF POSTING MUGSHOTS ONLINE AND CHARGING PEOPLE TO TAKE THEM DOWN

    Many websites make a business of posting mugshots, then charging those people to take them down, but it's hard to stop. The reasons...

    Business
  • By NPR   -   Dec 7, 2018

    U.S. TRADE REPRESENTATIVE ROBERT LIGHTHIZER DISCUSSES TRADE ISSUES WITH CHINA

    NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer about America's trade relationship with China, and...

    Trading, China
  • By NPR   -   Dec 7, 2018

    FRIDAY NEWS ROUNDUP - DOMESTIC

    Flynn-sanity. Also, other news. (Image credit: Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images)

    Credits, Credit
  • By NPR   -   Dec 7, 2018

    HOW THE 'GOLDEN AGE' OF CORPORATE MUSICALS USED SONGS TO BOOST SALES

    Sheldon Harnick, John Russell and Steve Young discuss "industrial musicals," Broadway-style productions written and performed at the...

    Sale, Industry, Industries
  • Oil Prices Jump After OPEC Agrees To Bigger-Than-Expected Production Cut By NPR   -   Dec 7, 2018

    OIL PRICES JUMP AFTER OPEC AGREES TO BIGGER-THAN-EXPECTED PRODUCTION CUT

    Ignoring pressure from President Trump to keep the oil flowing, OPEC, Russia and other producers have agreed to cut production. They...

    Russia, Credits, Credit
  • Oil Prices Jump After OPEC Agrees To Bigger-Than-Expected Production Cut By NPR   -   Dec 7, 2018

    OIL PRICES JUMP AFTER OPEC AGREES TO BIGGER-THAN-EXPECTED PRODUCTION CUT

    Ignoring pressure from President Trump to keep the oil flowing, OPEC, Russia and other producers have agreed to cut production. They...

    Russia, Credits, Credit
  • By NPR   -   Dec 7, 2018

    FOR-PROFIT COLLEGE CHAIN, EDUCATION CORPORATION OF AMERICA, ANNOUNCES SHUTDOWN

    ECA has been mired in financial troubles and on Wednesday officials said most of its campuses will close by the end of the month. The...

    Education