One year after Elizabeth Holmes topped the magazine's list of the wealthiest self-made women with a worth of $4.5 billion, Forbes now values her fortune at "nothing."
The president went back to the Indiana town to highlight its economic rebound. Since he first visited in early 2009, the unemployment rate has plunged from about 19 percent to around 4 percent.
President Obama returns to Elkhart, Ind., the first town he visited as president and a symbol of the recession. He went on Wednesday to tout economic recovery with an eye toward his successor.
A federal judge released hundreds of documents related to Trump University, which is being sued for fraud. They show a high-pressure sales environment where employees were taught how to keep selling expensive packages of real estate classes, even when customers balked.
Most of the salt we consume is in our food before it hits the table. So the FDA is leaning on the food industry to voluntarily reduce sodium in dozens of processed foods — from bakery goods to soups.
Cider made from perry pears is delicious - it rivals apple cider, but is sweeter. Long revered in England and Normandy, France (Napoleon was a fan), perry is now getting its due in the U.S.
AAA is one of the best-known names in roadside assistance. Start-up companies now change flat tires, charge batteries and tow cars on demand. And this new model is making AAA rethink its business.
NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Ezekiel Emanuel, a senior fellow at the Center for American Progress and chair of the Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy at the University of Pennsylvania, about his opinion piece in the Washington Post that argues the cheap price of antibiotics has led to their overuse and has also discouraged drug companies from developing new antibiotics.
The country's largest beer producer, Empresas Polar, halted operations because the government restricted access to imported barley. But the president has pinned the entire food crisis on Polar.
The privately funded, $7 million Do Space provides free access to computers, high-end software, 3-D printers, and laser cutters. It's a learning and play space, as well as an office for entrepreneurs.
The U.S. used to be the leading exporter of wheat but some countries are growing more than enough for themselves and exporting huge quantities. Americans watching gluten have softened demand at home.
Ralph Ketner helped turn $50 investments in a N.C. grocery store into the Food Lion chain. He was 95. In 1992, an ABC hidden camera report showed employees selling spoiled meat.
While visiting Vietnam last week, President Obama urged the government to ease its crackdown on dissent. But police have used force to break up recent environmental protests.
Around the country, houses, schools and shopping centers are built on old oil and gas fields — but hidden underground are millions of abandoned wells that are not monitored for leaks.
Sandor Foldi is Britain's longest-serving ice cream seller, according to the Daily Mirror. He says he's been selling summer's favorite treat for 54 years, and, "I'll keep on till I'm 99."
Ailsa Chang talks to Associated Press reporter Scott Mayerowitz about the shortage of Transportation Security Administration screeners and resulting airport wait times.
Venezuela just became one of the few countries in the world that does not sell Coca-Cola. Tom Standage of the Economist tells NPR's Rachel Martin what that says about the Venezuelan economy.
A new survey finds more young adults now live at home with parents rather than with a spouse or romantic partner. Kim Parker of the Pew Research Center talks about the factors that fuel this trend.
Nearly 40,000 striking Verizon workers reached a tentative agreement with the company Friday. Fortune writer Aaron Pressman explains what the deal means for middle-class workers.
After weeks of intense dispute, Verizon and its unions have reached an "agreement in principle." Labor Secretary Thomas Perez mediated the talks, and expects the 40,000 workers to be back next week.