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Justice Department Asks To Vacate Hearing With Apple Over Locked iPhone

Mon, 03/21/2016 - 6:56pm

The Justice Department asked to delay a Tuesday hearing with Apple while it tests a new method to unlock the iPhone owned by one of the San Bernardino shooters without Apple's help.

FBI Says It May Be Able To Access Shooter's iPhone Without Apple's Help

Mon, 03/21/2016 - 6:11pm

A federal judge has postponed a hearing set for Tuesday that would have been the next step toward settling the battle between Apple and the FBI.

How A Gambling Bust Does, And Doesn't, Apply To The iPhone Case

Mon, 03/21/2016 - 4:31pm

The 227-year-old law at the center of the Apple-FBI debate has been called antiquated and unsuitable for the digital age. But it has withstood several other challenges, including at the Supreme Court.

How A Gambling Case Does, And Doesn't, Apply To The iPhone Debate

Mon, 03/21/2016 - 4:30pm

The 227-year-old law at the center of the Apple-FBI debate has been called antiquated and unsuitable for the digital age. But it has withstood several other challenges, including at the Supreme Court.

Obama Hopes Historic Visit Will Boost Cuba's Emerging Private Sector

Mon, 03/21/2016 - 3:28pm

While the U.S. is allowing more Americans to travel and do business with Cuba, the communist island's private sector is just emerging. President Obama is hoping his visit will give it a boost.

Anthem Sues Express Scripts For A Bigger Slice Of Drug Savings

Mon, 03/21/2016 - 2:16pm

The giant health insurer says Express Scripts, a manager of drug benefits, should be passing along more of the savings it negotiates with drugmakers.

In Florida, Strawberry Fields Are Not Forever

Mon, 03/21/2016 - 1:26pm

March is a pivotal time in the world of strawberries. Production shifts westward, to California. In Florida, thousands of men and women who pick strawberries are moving on to other work.

DraftKings, FanDuel Will Shut Down Paid Contests In New York — For Now

Mon, 03/21/2016 - 1:12pm

The websites will stop accepting money bets ahead of an appellate hearing this fall. The deal comes as the companies are lobbying state lawmakers to pass legislation that would legalize the industry.

Supreme Court To Hear Samsung's Appeal In Patent Dispute With Apple

Mon, 03/21/2016 - 11:55am

Samsung says it paid too much in damages after Apple accused it of copying aspects of the iPhone's design, arguing, "The law of the smartphone cannot follow reflexively from the law of the spoon."

An Upside To Climate Change? Better French Wine

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

Global warming has made conditions historically associated with great wines more frequent in Bordeaux and Burgundy, a study finds. But things look less bright for California vineyards.

Tennis Executive Apologizes After 'Lady Player' Comments Spark Anger

Mon, 03/21/2016 - 11:10am

His comments about female tennis players were in "poor taste and erroneous," Indian Wells CEO Raymond Moore says. Among those displeased: Serena Williams.

In San Francisco, An Affordable Housing Solution That Helps Millennials

Mon, 03/21/2016 - 4:04am

Eighteen to 24-year-olds are one of the fastest-growing homeless populations in the U.S. For many, public housing is out of reach. Enter a nonprofit that offers subsidized apartments to young adults.

For Tokyo's Famed Fish Market, A Dreaded Death And A Hopeful Rebirth

Mon, 03/21/2016 - 4:04am

As the 2020 Summer Olympics loom in Japan, the 80-year-old Tsukiji is moving to more modern facilities across the Bay. But sellers are worried about the accessibility and safety of the new location.

Ivory Coast Struggles To Keep Economy Afloat After Terror Attack

Sun, 03/20/2016 - 12:49pm

Ivory Coast's business community is shaken after a deadly al-Qaida attack on a beach resort. The West African nation's economy had been on the rebound after a civil war.

'Blackfish' Director Calls New SeaWorld Policy 'A Defining Moment'

Sun, 03/20/2016 - 7:18am

Sea World is shutting down its controversial Orca shows. In light of this, Rachel Martin revisits a conversation with Gabriela Cowperthwaite, director of the documentary Blackfish.

Surprise: Americans Kind Of Like Trade

Sun, 03/20/2016 - 4:39am

You'd think from watching the campaign that foreign trade is super unpopular. But polls show that's not quite true.

Ta-Nehisi Coates On The Fight Over 'Nina Simone's Face'

Sat, 03/19/2016 - 8:26am

Many people have decried the casting of Zoe Saldana in upcoming biopic Nina, but Ta-Nehisi Coates digs deep into why this choice struck a nerve.

Retired Boeing Employee Stays On In Fighter Jet Command Voice

Sat, 03/19/2016 - 7:16am

NPR's Melissa Block talks with recently retired Boeing company employee Leslie Shook whose voice is used as part of the greeting and warning system of the F/A-18 Super Hornet fighter jet.

D.C. Metro Closure A Symptom Of National Transit Funding Woes

Sat, 03/19/2016 - 7:16am

This week's Metrorail closure in the nation's capital is another example that mass transit systems across the country suffer years of neglect, delayed and deferred maintenance, and inadequate funding.

Ahead Of Arizona Primary, Business Community Fears Trump Will Inspire Backlash

Sat, 03/19/2016 - 4:00am

Business leaders remember an economic boycott against the state for its 2010 immigration bill and worry about international consequences of a Trump presidency.

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