Searching a medical issue on the Internet seems harmless enough, but one researcher found that online medical searches may be seen by hidden parties, and the data even sold for profit.
A Philadelphia health insurance company analyzes its clients' health data and other factors to find the frailest and assign them health coaches. That may improve health, but is it a breach of privacy?
Making ancient Georgian wine is pretty uncomplicated: Toss grapes into a huge, egg-shaped pot, bury it, walk away. What comes out is an orange wine with a deep tannin flavor prized around the world.
If the court rules against the Obama administration, health insurance subsidies could be eliminated for more than 6 million people in states that use HealthCare.gov, the federal exchange website.
At issue: punishments for an earlier strike. NPR's Lauren Frayer says of Spain's controllers, "They're among the best-paid civil servants, with average salaries almost half a million dollars a year."
Residents are still fighting Chinese manufacturers who sold bad drywall that went into the post-Katrina rebuilding effort. On Tuesday their case picks up again in a New Orleans federal courtroom.
New regulations are scheduled to take effect July 1 — the latest in a series of challenges to the industry.
Every time you "Like" a Facebook post, among other things, you help provide data to an algorithm. But algorithms, like the humans who design them, aren't foolproof — and can reflect bias.
General Electric is entering the final year of a billion-dollar cleanup of PCB-contaminated water. The project was once controversial — now, even some early critics are asking for it to be continued.
Farmers in New Mexico are worried about the future of the state's most beloved crop: green and red chiles. They're increasingly relying on salty groundwater, which damages the soil and the crops.
Last year, big fleets in the Bering Sea caught more halibut, by accident, than local fishermen caught on purpose. The big ships throw out that halibut; the local fishermen make their living from it.
Tim Cook didn't mention Google, Facebook or Twitter by name, but it's pretty clear those were the companies he meant. But is Apple faultless on privacy issues? It collects lots of data too.
Younger workers are likely to find more job opportunities and better wages. But still, it's tough out there. The May unemployment rate for teens was 17.9 percent, about triple the national average.
Wal-Mart has said it will turn up the heat and turn down the Justin Bieber music at stores to appease employees. But it's not addressing the most glaring problems in its supply chain, activists say.
Snapchat and Facebook's early fundraising efforts have nothing on presidential campaigns, a new report finds.
Who are some of the diverse voices emerging in tech and science? This summer, All Tech Considered will lead a storytelling project to engage with innovators who are making an impact.
India's Food Safety and Standards Authority said that the soups were "unsafe and hazardous for human consumption." Nestlé said the products had not been tested properly.
The Labor Department says the jobless rate increased to 5.5 percent as more Americans who had been sitting on the sidelines begin looking for work.
Friday's job report is expected to show that employers added about 225,000 jobs to payrolls in May. Things might have been better, except for the layoffs happening in the oil and gas industry.
The U.S. economic outlook is positive, despite slower than expected growth in the first quarter. Renee Montagne talks to Christine Lagarde, head of the IMF, about some of the group's recommendations.