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The Standing Rock Resistance Is Unprecedented (It's Also Centuries Old)

Tue, 11/22/2016 - 10:18am

Many say the Dakota Access Pipeline resistance is beyond anything they've experienced before. But there are preludes in Native American history, and you don't have to look too far back to find them.

The Big Overlap Between Trump's Global Holdings And U.S. Foreign Policy

Tue, 11/22/2016 - 10:01am

Trump has financial stakes in multiple countries where he'll face tough foreign policy choices. How does he separate U.S. interests from his business interests?

Ex-Rep. Barney Frank On Possible Trump Appointees, Dodd-Frank

Tue, 11/22/2016 - 4:09am

David Greene talks to former Rep. Barney Frank about President-elect Donald Trump's possible economic appointees, and the potential dismantling of the Dodd-Frank Act by the incoming administration.

Who's The New Philippine Envoy? The Man Building Trump Tower Manila

Tue, 11/22/2016 - 3:39am

U.S.-Philippine relations have been rocky. The new trade envoy tasked with improving them is a Philippine real estate magnate who's already working with Donald Trump on a major building project.

Trump Airs Grievances, Fields Questions In Meeting With Top TV News Figures

Mon, 11/21/2016 - 7:55pm

The President-elect met at Trump Tower with executives and anchors from all five major TV networks, where he complained about "unfair coverage" before taking questions about his political intentions.

Trump Denies Report He Sought Business Favor From Argentina's President

Mon, 11/21/2016 - 5:27pm

A report from one of the country's best known journalists says President-elect Donald Trump asked President Mauricio Macri for help with permits at a construction project in Buenos Aires.

Trump Wants A Federal Hiring Freeze, But It May Not Save Money

Mon, 11/21/2016 - 4:24pm

President-elect Trump has said a top priority is to freeze hiring for the federal government. But even those who support reducing the federal workforce say that a freeze can have unintended effects.

Trump Adviser Dismisses Potential Business Conflicts, Defends Children's Roles

Mon, 11/21/2016 - 3:41pm

"They'll continue to be wildly successful in the business world," Kellyanne Conway tells NPR's Audie Cornish, saying concerns about conflicts of interest are unfounded.

President-Elect Trump Plans To Slash Taxes On Businesses — Including His Own

Mon, 11/21/2016 - 3:41pm

A big part of Donald Trump's proposed tax cut would go to corporations. The president-elect says that will fuel investment and growth; critics say the plan would explode the federal budget deficit.

President-Elect Trump Proposes Large Tax Cut For Businesses

Mon, 11/21/2016 - 3:41pm

A big part of Donald Trump's proposed tax cut would go to businesses, which the president-elect says will fuel investment and growth. But critics say the plan would explode deficits.

President-Elect Trump Continues To Blur Line Between Business And Politics

Mon, 11/21/2016 - 3:41pm

President-elect Donald Trump apparently plans to preside over an administration where there will be few, if any, barriers between him and his considerable business interests.

Police, Protesters Clash Near Dakota Access Pipeline Route

Mon, 11/21/2016 - 11:08am

Both sides faced off overnight on a highway bridge that has been a flashpoint in the ongoing protests over the Dakota Access Pipeline. At least one person was arrested.

If Republicans Repeal Obamacare, Ryan Has Replacement Blueprint

Mon, 11/21/2016 - 9:59am

The lack of specifics on health care from the president-elect means a plan released in June by House Speaker Paul Ryan is the best outline of what the GOP would like to replace Obamacare.

Trump Has Faced Many Lawsuits. Will Litigation Influence His Presidency?

Mon, 11/21/2016 - 4:03am

President-elect Donald Trump has been involved as plaintiff or defendant in more than 4,000 lawsuits over the past 3 decades. He settled a class-action suit last week by Trump University customers.

Egypt Faces Worst Financial Crisis In Decades; Can't Import Sugar

Mon, 11/21/2016 - 4:03am

For decades, the Egyptian government has subsidized everyday necessities like food and electricity. But the economy is in terrible shape and the government doesn't have money for imports.

Questions About Trump Trailed Obama On His Final Foreign Trip As President

Sun, 11/20/2016 - 7:47pm

Closing out his final overseas trip, Obama said he'd avoided ethical scandals by trying to follow the spirit, not just the letter, of the law and suggested Trump would be wise to follow his example.

Obama Tries To Reassure World Leaders On Trade Ahead Of Trump Presidency

Sun, 11/20/2016 - 4:09pm

With the future of U.S. trade deals in flux under President-elect Trump, Financial Times reporter Shawn Donnon discusses President Obama's meetings with world leaders at an economic summit in Peru.

Trump's Choice For Top Law Enforcer Has Cannabis Proponents Fearing Future

Sun, 11/20/2016 - 2:47pm

President-elect Donald Trump has tapped Sen. Jeff Sessions to be attorney general — and Sessions' prior comments have many people in the multibillion-dollar marijuana industry worried.

Crash Test Dummies Show The Difference Between Cars In Mexico And U.S.

Sun, 11/20/2016 - 9:00am

A car sold in the U.S. may have 10 airbags. The same model sold in a less wealthy country could have 2 — or maybe none.

DraftKings-FanDuel Merger Follows Months Of Financial Troubles

Sun, 11/20/2016 - 8:11am

FanDuel and DraftKings, two major online fantasy sports companies, merged this week. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Mike Pesca of Slate about their financial difficulties.

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