SpaceX claims it will launch the first ever private moon mission in 2018, which would send people to the moon for the first time in 45 years. The announcement may signify the start of a new race to the moon, this time between NASA and the private space industry.
The Obama-era "Waters of the United States" rule defines which small bodies of water are subject to U.S. authority. Opponents such as farmers, homebuilders and golf course owners say it goes too far.
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South Korean authorities charged the acting head of Samsung and four other executives at the company in connection with a corruption scandal that led to the impeachment of the country's president.
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Three voted for Trump, one did not. The St. Louis residents all battled to come back from job losses in the wake of the Great Recession, and that experience shaped their view of the new president.
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Bad weather in southern Europe caused a brief shortage of veggies in the U.K. Prices went up and people panicked. Now they are thinking harder about where their food comes from.
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President Trump has said he wants to crack down on abuses and protect American workers. But it's Congress that holds the power to fundamentally reform the program, and work there is underway.
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The island nation is one of the world's biggest exporters of tea, an industry that employs a sizable part of the population. We visit one organic tea farm that shares revenues with its workers.
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When authors portray a culture that's not their own, inadvertent errors can be offensive. Some writers are turning to "sensitivity readers" who will look for details that don't ring true.
A long-shot idea has received recent attention: a plan that would set a price on carbon to encourage energy efficiency and limit the impact of climate change. Even the new CEO of Exxon Mobil backs it.
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Sweeping tax cuts, for businesses and individuals, will be at or near the top of the list for both the White House and the Republican-controlled Congress. A tax on imports may also be on the table.
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President Trump's plans, a rebuke of the prevailing push toward globalization, may overlook what's under the hood when it comes to manufacturing.
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The health law just needs a tuneup, says the CEO of Molina Healthcare, which operates in 12 states and Puerto Rico. The California-based insurer has seen profits, while Humana and Aetna struggled.
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Takata Corp., a Japanese auto parts maker, on Monday pleaded guilty to fraud and agreed to pay $1 billion for concealing a deadly defect in millions of its air bag inflators.
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Trump has spoken about his commitment to "buy American and hire American." But what exactly does that mean? Some say it could mean higher costs for construction projects.
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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 Federal Communications Commission's new chairman wants to block a rule approved by his predecessor requiring Internet service providers like Comcast and Verizon adhere to new privacy standards.
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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