It would be the first time humans have traveled beyond low-Earth orbit since the days of Apollo. The mission would be manned and financed by two private, anonymous customers.
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NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with John Feltner, a machinist at the Rexnord plant in Indianapolis, which is moving operations to Mexico. President Trump took credit for preventing a Carrier plant, which is one mile away from the Rexnord plant, from moving some jobs to Mexico.
The repealed Securities and Exchange Commission rule required oil, gas and mining companies to disclose overseas payments. It was meant to promote transparency in countries riddled with corruption.
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The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership, seen as China's response to the rival TPP, has benefited from a shift in American politics.
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Technology has made for more ways to leak scoops to the press than ever before. And newsrooms across the country are taking advantage of that.
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It's the first regular season call up to the NBA for the 23-year-old point guard. For the past season and-a-half, he's been playing in the D-League — pro basketball's minor league.
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Indonesia is the world's fourth-largest coffee producer, exporting more than it consumes. But that's changing, as demand from a rising middle class fuels entrepreneurship and connoisseurship.
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The Office of Government Ethics has been in the spotlight since President Trump ignored its call to divest his businesses. It has no enforcement power, but still has a big impact on federal workers.
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Kuwait is celebrating its national day at the Trump International Hotel in Washington. The ambassador rejects suggestions that Kuwait is trying to curry favor with President Trump.
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False eyelashes used to be mostly seen on people in movies and were hard to put on and take off. But these days, you can see that red carpet false-eyelash look on people almost anywhere.
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Early every year, 30 billion bees make their way across the country to California's Central Valley. Here's why.
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The new telecom chief is moving to halt one part of the sweeping rules for Internet service providers, which were passed last year in part based on "net neutrality" regulations.
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At a meeting with President Trump Thursday, manufacturing CEOs talked about the challenge of finding workers qualified to do the high-tech jobs that are available. NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Mark Muro, senior fellow with the Brookings Institution's Metropolitan Policy Program, about what's wrong with existing training programs for manufacturing jobs.
Waymo, the company that began as Google's self-driving-car project, says a former manager "took extraordinary efforts to raid Waymo's design server and then conceal his activities."
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CEOs from large manufacturing companies were at the White House Thursday to discuss ways to create jobs. Steve Inskeep speaks with Jay Timmons of the National Association of Manufacturers.
On Thursday morning, law enforcement cleared out the Oceti Sakowin camp in North Dakota, ending a months-long protest against the completion of the nearby Dakota Access Pipeline.
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In dropping the Obama-era order to phase out private prisons, Sessions writes that a return to earlier methods allows the flexibility "to meet the future needs of the federal correctional system."
More than 300 eminent domain lawsuits were filed after previous efforts to build barriers along the U.S.-Mexico border. Now more lawsuits are expected as President Trump continues the project.
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A charismatic populist president in Argentina wanted to boost manufacturing and create jobs. So she told companies that if they wanted to sell their products in Argentina, they had to build them there, too.
In just a few days, two different polls give two different answers to the same question: Do you trust Trump or the news media more? One lesson here is don't trust any single poll too much.
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