On September 12, NPR launches a new podcast, How I Built This, hosted by Guy Raz. The show features innovators, entrepreneurs, idealists, and the stories behind the movements they built.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says it's OK with a short pause while a federal court decides whether the Corps followed proper procedure in authorizing the pipeline's construction and operation.
Two months after former Fox & Friends co-host Gretchen Carlson accused Fox News' then-chairman Roger Ailes of sexual harassment, the network agrees to a payment, and an apology.
The nurses oppose the company's demand to end health care plans sponsored by the nurse's union and replace them with corporate-sponsored plans which have higher deductibles and out-of-pocket costs.
The Obama administration plans to make it easier for immigrants to start or scale up businesses in the U.S., which matters a lot to the tech industry. NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Nitin Pachisia, co-founder of Unshackled Ventures, a venture capital firm that exclusively funds immigrant entrepreneurs.
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump says if he's elected president he will bring back some of the millions of manufacturing jobs that the United States has lost in recent decades. Democrat Hillary Clinton has a manufacturing plan as well, one she says will help create the manufacturing jobs of the future.
The QWERTY keyboard layout has been around since the 19th century. Aren't there other arrangements better fit for the computer age? They vary from radical changes to slight alterations.
Productivity, a key measure of the economy's health, has been growing more slowly in recent years. Can Facebook and other social media distractions on the job be partly to blame?
In 1950, women made up less than 30 percent of the workforce. By 2015, women accounted for nearly half. Here's a look at the current state of women in the labor force.
Telenovelas are staples of Spanish-language TV. Telemundo was always in second place behind Univision — that is until executives figured out the way to success: telenovelas starring anti-heroes.
American household income may be rising. Steve Inskeep talks to David Wessel, director of the Hutchins Center at the Brookings Institution and contributing correspondent to The Wall Street Journal.
Lisa Vogl and her partners launched Verona online to fill a fashion void. Now, it's a boutique stocked with long-sleeved caftans, full-length slit-less skirts, and more than 300 varieties of hijabs.
Private security guards used dogs to try to disperse demonstrators, who say the four-state, $3.8 million Dakota Access Pipeline could affect sacred sites and their drinking water.
Saturday's large quake immediately raised suspicions that it was linked to injection wells that oil and gas companies use as part of fracking and other operations.
In a historic step towards rebuilding relations with the poor, heavily-bombed nation, the president will join other world leaders there, after wrapping another big global meeting in Hangzhou, China.
On Labor Day weekend, we wanted to take a look at one place in this country where factory jobs are increasing. In South Carolina, multinational manufacturing giants are expanding.
For a long time, coal was king in eastern Kentucky. But the industry today is hemorrhaging jobs. The region is now struggling to rebuild its economy and find new jobs for unemployed miners.
Roger Ailes ran Fox News by projecting power rather than trustworthiness. NPR takes a renewed look at the network in light of this summer's revelations.
NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Michael Goto, manager of the United Fishing Agency and a member of the Hawaii Longline Association, about how the expansion of the Papahanaumokuakea National Monument will affect his business and the economy of Hawaii.
Employers added 151,000 jobs in August, which is somewhat disappointing. Most economists were expecting about 180,000 new jobs. The unemployment rate held at 4.9 percent for the third straight month. Many analysts are now saying job growth is slow enough to keep the Federal Reserve from raising interest rates in September.