Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras was elected on the promise of renegotiating the regimen of austerity imposed on Greece by its creditors. And Europe warned him it expected Greece to repay its debts.
The agreement with the U.S. government, five Gulf Coast states and more than 400 local governments comes five years after the Deepwater Horizon spill.
The economy keeps adding jobs at a steady pace, including 223,000 in June, but the Labor Department report for last month shows more people are also leaving the labor force and wages are not rising.
The department is investigating whether U.S. airlines worked together to keep ticket prices high. Prosecutors want to know if they held back competition by limiting flights and seating capacity.
Macy's decision to sever ties with Donald Trump after he made derogatory comments about Mexican immigrants is the latest business partnership the real estate mogul has lost in the past several days.
Linda Wertheimer talks to Robin Givhan, fashion critic for The Washington Post, about Donna Karan's decision to step down from Donna Karan International.
Nike co-founder Phil Knight helped to transform the company into a global behemoth. Linda Wertheimer talks to Allen Brettman, a reporter with The Oregonian, about Knight's exit as chairman.
Officials avoided a default, paying hundreds of millions of dollars in debt payments. With a stagnant economy, more than $72 billion in debt and little cash, the U.S. territory is in economic trouble.
Reviews on TripAdvisor or Yelp by tourists tend to be significantly more lenient than reviews by locals. Reviews written a long time after the reviewer visits the restaurant are similarly lenient.
Federal grant money is flowing to skills training programs for ex-offenders. But aid will be successful only if employers are willing to hire them. That's where state re-entry programs show promise.
Economists surveyed by Reuters are predicting that employers added about 230,000 jobs to their payrolls. That's less than the month before but still a pretty strong showing.
NPR's Robert Siegel talks with Sen. Richard Blumenthal, who asked the Justice Department to investigate possible collusion in the U.S. airline industry to keep ticket prices high.
NPR's Rachel Martin talks to sportswriter Bob Ryan about the start of NBA free agency Wednesday, and the man with the most power in the NBA — LeBron James.
NPR's Robert Siegel interviews Rick Seaney, CEO of Farecompare.com, about the economics of luggage fees for airlines. JetBlue started to charge fees for the first checked bag on Wednesday.
The department says it is looking into "possible unlawful coordination" by several major carriers. American and United have confirmed that they are among the airlines under scrutiny.
Frontier Airlines is saying goodbye to New Castle Airport in Wilmington, Del. That makes the second-smallest state the only one in the country without access to commercial passenger flights.
The latest data on payments from drug and device companies to doctors show that many doctors received payments on 100 or more days last year. Some received payments on more days than they didn't.
Julie Hamp was arrested June 18 for allegedly importing the prescription painkiller oxycodone in violation of the country's narcotics laws. She has not been charged.
In a letter to creditors, the prime minister said Greece will accept most terms proposed June 28. It's unclear if the letter will have any impact. Greece has defaulted on a loan payment to the IMF.
Advocates concede it may be more challenging to rally public support and dollars for causes that may be less obvious or visceral than marriage.