A new report finds that remittances by migrants from Latin American and the Caribbean topped $69 billion last year — the highest amount on record.
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In 2014, the government said health providers would have to register with Medicare in order to prescribe drugs to beneficiaries. Delays have pushed back the requirement until 2019.
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President Trump has made American manufacturing a central concern. Can a complicated approach called a border adjustment tax make it happen? Planet Money looks at how it's supposed to work.
NPR's David Greene talks to TripAdvisor CEO Stephen Kaufer about why he signed an amicus brief opposing Trump's executive order on immigration. An appeals court has kept the ban on hold.
Kathleen Clark of Washington University in St. Louis discusses President Trump's meshing of business and public duties. Trump will host Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at his Mar-a-Lago resort.
One of the promises of autonomous vehicles is that they'll reduce traffic jams. Self-driving cars will bring many changes, but traffic flows won't improve until enough human drivers are off the roads.
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Like many fast-growing regions, the city of Austin and the state of Texas are grappling with the growing market for short-term home and condo rentals like those listed on Airbnb and HomeAway.
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Tijuana, Mexico, is a prime example of an integrated, global economy, and Trump's threats to ditch NAFTA have residents on edge. With every White House tweet, they fear their livelihoods are hanging in the balance.
Her comments appear to violate ethics rules barring federal employees from seeking to profit from their positions. White House press secretary Sean Spicer said later that Conway had been "counseled."
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President Trump has vowed to repeal the Affordable Care Act, but Sarah Kliff of Vox.com says it's "an overreach" to say that Republicans have a plan for what comes next.
A look at how five states' Affordable Care Act exchanges fared shows that more populous markets had an easier time keeping prices down and offering a choice of plans and providers.
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Once a staple in India, millets have fallen out of fashion in recent years. Now, faced with water shortages, one Indian state is re-introducing these drought tolerant cereals to people's diets.
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After President Trump's taunts about Toyota and Japanese currency, Japan's prime minister arrives Thursday for talks in which he's expected to propose billions in infrastructure investment in the U.S.
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The president told a group of airline CEOs that U.S. airports are at the "bottom of the rung" and in need of an update.
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After receiving a long-awaited easement, Energy Transfer Partners has begun drilling the last portion of the pipeline. The work should last 60 days, the company says.
Uncertainty about the fate of the Affordable Care Act has created a "nightmare scenario" for health insurers as they try to determine what to charge for coverage in 2018.
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The past week brought a slew of high-level financial filings from tech and music companies — from which we read the tea leaves.
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The Liberian owner of Shark's Ice Cream thinks Nice Cream, owned by a Lebanese businessman, should be shut down. What's her argument?
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The idea of eliminating high-value notes is gaining traction in advanced economies, as governments look for ways to disrupt $2 trillion in illegal money flowing through the global economy every year.
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Many Native Americans have shifted to the Affordable Care Act for health coverage, and in rural Montana that's created jobs. The state could lose 3,000 health care jobs if the ACA is repealed.
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