Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte announced his "separation" from the U.S. this week. Cornell University Professor Thomas Pepinsky talks to NPR's Scott Simon about the implications.
Metlife is firing Snoopy. The insurance company is saying goodbye to Snoopy and the Peanuts characters as its mascots, ending a three decade relationship.
Venezuela has just about every economic advantage a country could ask for: fertile land, good climate, educated population, and oil, lots and lots of oil. So how did it go so wrong?
A hacking attack against a major Internet infrastructure company, Dyn, has prompted intermittent disruptions across numerous sites, including Twitter and Spotify.
Palestinians are flocking to a string of Nutella cafés that have popped up in the region. The cafes offer a welcome refuge from the realities of living in a conflict zone.
The White House says it plans to retaliate against Russia for cyberattacks. Cybersecurity has been a constant issue on the campaign trail. No candidate professes to have expertise in this policy area.
In the ongoing scandal engulfing Wells Fargo, the bank says it fired wrongdoers. But some workers say they were trying to blow the whistle and that Wells Fargo fired them. Some ex-employees are joining a class action lawsuit against the bank.
The pharmaceutical company Ariad raised the price of a leukemia drug multiple times during a four-year period even as reports of serious cardiovascular side effects mounted.
Elon Musk, Tesla's CEO, says once the technology is fully enabled, the cars will be able to drive with no human input. Musk says previously built Teslas can't be retrofitted with the latest features.
Those self-checkout machines in the supermarkets and other stores have remained pretty much unchanged since the 1990s. They still don't work very well. Why can't they get better? We take a shopping trip with the inventor who describes the issue as a cognitive problem and a shoplifting problem.
NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks with Gulf Peninsula expert Gregory Gause about Saudi Arabia selling bonds to raise money and what this means for the country in the long run.
Several U.S. cities have sugary drink taxes on the ballot. As efforts to reduce soda consumption gain traction around the world, critics say the industry is using the tobacco playbook to fight back.
Donald Trump's campaign ran its own broadcast of the presidential debate Wednesday night. Many saw it as the first incarnation of a rumored Trump cable news channel.
A report shows some journalists and ex-journalists contributed to presidential campaigns. Steve Inskeep talks to Len Downie, former executive editor of The Washington Post and professor of journalism.
A doctor treating psychiatric patients in an emergency room created the first self-checkout machine in his spare time. Now he can't stand self checkout. So we take him shopping.
The bank has come under fire since acknowledging that employees, trying to meet sales targets, opened millions of accounts without customer authorization.
As the soda industry gears up to spend $9.5 million to oppose the soda tax proposals in San Francisco, Oakland, Calif, and Albany, Calif., critics point out the industry has also been wooing public health groups with sponsorship deals.
Pfizer is poised to start selling Inflectra, its version of the blockbuster rheumatoid arthritis drug Remicade. But the price of Inflectra is only 15 percent less.
Long synonymous with wealth and luxury, the desert kingdom is looking for ways to plug a growing budget deficit.
The White House is announcing proposed rules intended to address common passenger complaints about airline customer service.