One of the site's writers says organizing the workers is a sign the digital media are growing up. The CEO says he's pleased with vote.
With more than 20 million streaming songs at our fingertips, is the idea of owning music becoming a thing of the past? Or are we redefining the connection between songs and listeners?
Drought-stricken Central Valley farmers are pointing fingers at the Sacramento Delta, where water still flows reliably. There's more pressure than ever to change a long-standing water rights system.
Preliminary findings show that almost half of a section of pipeline that ruptured last month near Santa Barbara was worn away.
How well a governor has handled his state's finances can help or hurt him. That's especially true in a presidential campaign when nine current and former governors could vie for the White House.
The pharmacy chain CVS is facing a class-action lawsuit by four former employees who accuse their supervisors of ordering them to racially profile black and Latino customers.
Under the USA Freedom Act, the NSA can no longer collect phone call metadata without a court order. Metadata remain with private phone carriers but can be subpoenaed by the government.
Minnesota, Colorado and Connecticut are figuring out how to continue running their health insurance marketplaces as federal start-up funding runs out.
At the American Teachers Federation, the union's interns are putting their foot down. After about a year of negotiating, they have voted to form their own union.
Farmers are being widely criticized during the California drought because agriculture uses the majority of the state's water. But some avocado farmers are cutting back by employing new techniques.
The state's farmers could be out $2.7 billion dollars and more than 18,000 jobs, with 564,000 acres fallowed by the end of 2015, researchers at UC Davis write in a new report.
It doesn't have a lot of high-tech companies, but the city is interested in attracting young tech entrepreneurs. Detroit's rents are far more affordable, but then there are the brutally cold winters.
If you thought the Trans-Pacific Partnership was big already — and it is — it could get even bigger, President Obama told Kai Ryssdal of "Marketplace" from American Public Media.
Machines have been taking jobs forever. Computers and software are doing things people were paid to do. They are booking airplane flights. Filing our taxes. And they are getting better all the time.
It's been nearly seven years since the start of the financial crisis. Benjamin Lawsky has been policing the world's biggest financial institutions. Before stepping down, he talks to Renee Montagne.
Lawmakers wanted to know more about the recall of some 34 million vehicles that have potentially defective air bags made by the Takata Corporation. Congress wants to know what caused the problem.
The College Board has announced a unique partnership with Khan Academy to make prep materials for the SAT college-entrance exam available.
Most commuter trains are several years away from implementing Positive Train Control system to prevent derailment. With Americans taking 490 million commuter rail trips last year, the stakes are high.
In Nairobi, people don't like getting into cabs driven by strangers. They prefer to call drivers they know or who their friends recommend. A new app assigns drivers a trust score based on social ties.
Pinterest will launch an in-app "buy" button, and Instagram will soon target ads using demographic data from Facebook.