Julie Hamp, who became the automaker's head of public relations in April, allegedly mailed herself a package containing oxycodone pills, declaring the contents to be a necklace.
The U.S. is the world's only developed country that doesn't mandate paid parental leave. Renee Montagne asks Jane Waldfogel of Columbia University about why the U.S. is reluctant to add the benefit.
Steve Inskeep talks to Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs Daniel Russel about the U.S. relationship with China on cybersecurity, the South China Sea and global trade.
German families in the 60s loved cheap American-raised chicken. And Americans loved cheap VW Beetles. We hear how a trade dispute over frozen chicken parts changed the American auto industry.
Shigeru Miyamoto created many of Nintendo's iconic video game franchises. In an NPR interview, he spoke about how his famous characters came to be and how his life experiences inspire his creations.
Super Mario Bros. turns 30 this year. NPR's Laura Sydell met up with the video game's famed creator, Shigeru Miyamoto, who was in Los Angeles this week at the Electronic Entertainment Expo.
Against the backdrop of several fiery derailments, safety advocates are questioning whether new federal rules meant to prevent incidents go far enough. Opponents say the new rules are too costly.
TV Anchor Brian Williams will not be returning to the NBC Nightly News. He's officially being replaced by Lester Holt. Williams will move to cable on MSNBC.
In a close vote, the House approved fast-track authority, but the fate of the trade measure is still to be determined.
A redesign of the denomination will add the portrait of an as-yet-undetermined famous American woman beginning in 2020.
He's being replaced by interim anchor Lester Holt. Williams will return to MSNBC, where he was an anchor from 1996 to 2004. There, he will anchor breaking news and special reports, the network said.
Intra-party turmoil could spill over into the next election, with labor groups threatening primaries against members — even those who sit in swing districts — who sided with the president.
Wireless carrier AT&T got hit with a $100 million fine — the largest ever proposed by regulators at the FCC. The company is accused of falsely promising "unlimited" data plans, which it disputes.
Several reports indicate Brian Williams will remain at NBC but will no longer anchor the Nightly News. Williams was suspended after it turned out some of the stories he told about himself were false.
Wireless carrier AT&T faces a possible $100 million fine — the largest ever proposed by regulators at the FCC. The company is accused of falsely promising "unlimited" data plans, which it disputes.
It's the first time a woman will be on U.S. paper currency since the late 1800s, when Martha Washington was on a special $1 bill. The Treasury will announce who'll be on the $10 bill later this year.
The Republican candidate says he can create 4 percent GDP growth as president, but there's little evidence that a president really can cause that kind of growth alone.
Only about 2 percent of farm workers in the county are part of a union, and few have successfully negotiated contracts with farms. Workers at the Sakuma Brothers Farm are trying for both.
Amid the buzz around wearables, Fitbit heads to the NYSE. The fitness tracking firm faces challenges from smart watches, but it may get a boost from companies that want to keep tabs on workers.
NPR's Audie Cornish talks to Patrick Thibodeau, a senior editor at Computerworld, about why a round of layoffs for some 30 technology employees at Disney-ABC Television Group was suddenly canceled.