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Amazon Offers New Glimpse Of What Its Drone Delivery Could Look Like

34 min 43 sec ago

The company says its Prime Air service will someday deliver packages up to five pounds in 30 minutes or less using small drones.

10 Things To Know About The U.N. Climate Talks In Paris

5 hours 30 min ago

Here's a bit about what you should know going into the 2015 U.N. Climate Change Conference beginning Nov. 30.

Small Gaming Company Strikes Gold During 1-Day Sale

8 hours 37 min ago

During a Black Friday campaign, Cards Against Humanity offered online shoppers the opportunity to buy nothing for $5. The company was up front about the deal, and still raked in $71,000.

Why Negotiators At Paris Climate Talks Are Tossing The Kyoto Model

8 hours 37 min ago

The Kyoto Protocol of 1997 didn't slow down the gradual warming of the planet. Now governments meeting for a two-week summit are trying an a la carte approach.

Some 150 World Leaders Gather In Paris For U.N. Climate Conference

8 hours 44 min ago

The conference is being billed as a last chance summit to save the planet. The goal is to come to a global agreement to limit greenhouse emissions in effort to curb climate change.

Missouri Hospital Counts On Procedure Price List To Increase Business

10 hours 38 min ago

Price transparency can be hard to come by in health care. Putnam County Memorial Hospital, a small hospital in Missouri, is banking its future on having its prices out in the public.

Confidence In Oil Hub Security Shaken By Oklahoma Earthquakes

10 hours 44 min ago

Oklahoma's earthquake boom is now a national security threat. No damage has been reported, but operators at the hub are on high alert for a disruption that would ripple through the U.S. energy market.

Patients Want To Price-Shop For Care, But Online Tools Unreliable

10 hours 46 min ago

Savvy patients want the best medical care for the best deal, and online calculators seem like a great way to compare the cost of common scans and procedures. But many are inaccurate.

What Gets Made In LA Is Way More Than Movies

10 hours 57 min ago

The LA area is home to the most manufacturing jobs in the U.S., from clothes to metal parts to new aerospace tech. Companies have reinvented themselves, even as they struggle to find skilled workers.

Kyoto Treaty Fizzled, But Climate Talkers Insist Paris Is Different

11 hours 47 min ago

The 1997 Kyoto treaty set targets for cutting greenhouse gas emissions that many nations didn't meet. This time, stakes are higher and all countries will be asked to set and meet their own limits.

Native American Tribe Bets On Olive Oil

Sun, 11/29/2015 - 5:21am

Once impoverished, California's Yocha Dehe tribe found success with a casino complex. Now the tribe is using its newfound wealth to grow, bottle and sell premium olive oil.

Barbershop: Black Friday, Black Lives Matter And Social 'Cuffing'

Sat, 11/28/2015 - 3:56pm

The talk in the Barbershop this week is about Black Friday, Black Lives Matter and social "cuffing." Wesley Lowery, national reporter at The Washington Post, Katie Notopoulos, a senior editor at Buzzfeed, and Jozen Cummings, an editorial associate at Twitter, join the conversation.

As Americans Increasingly Bypass Malls, What's To Become Of Black Friday?

Sat, 11/28/2015 - 3:56pm

Is Black Friday no longer a thing? Bloomberg retail columnist Shelly Banjo talks about Black Friday results and how shopping trends are changing.

Smartphones Tame Black Friday Shopping Frenzy

Sat, 11/28/2015 - 7:09am

Phones are becoming more shopping-friendly and more consumers are willing to wait for online deals. This year's online sales boost signals an era of mobile shopping as retailers race to keep up.

How Should Borrowers Be Careful When Taking Out Car Title Loans?

Sat, 11/28/2015 - 7:00am

NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Diane Standaert of the Center for Responsible Lending about car title loans.

Car Title Loan Borrowers Should Be Wary Of Requirements

Sat, 11/28/2015 - 7:00am

Car title loans may sound like a good way to get some cash, using the title of your car as collateral, but they can include conditions that get borrowers into financial trouble.

End Of Medicare Bonuses Will Cut Pay To Primary Care Doctors

Sat, 11/28/2015 - 6:03am

A 10 percent bump in pay under the Affordable Care Act will expire at year-end. The bonus was supposed to help balance the reimbursement discrepancies between primary care providers and specialists.

Fantasy Sports As Day Job: Meet One Of The Industry's Top Winners

Fri, 11/27/2015 - 3:31pm

Is daily fantasy sports a game of skill or one of chance? Just ask one of the industry's top winners, a Bostonian who treats daily fantasy sports as his day job.

Saying No To The Sales, Some Skip Shopping On Black Friday

Fri, 11/27/2015 - 3:31pm

This Black Friday, some people are choosing not to shop. NPR talks to a state park manager in Minnesota and people on a walking tour in Los Angeles about why they're opting out.

How Long Can Florida's Citrus Industry Survive?

Fri, 11/27/2015 - 3:31pm

The USDA recently stunned growers when it projected the smallest orange harvest for Florida in more than 50 years. The culprit: A tiny insect that's killing off the state's trees — and industry.




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