On Tuesday, activists targeted five pipelines carrying crude oil into the U.S. from Canada, as construction resumed on a North Dakota pipeline. Twenty-seven protesters were arrested.
Sunil Puri arrived from Mumbai in 1979 with $150 and a high school diploma to his name. He worked his way through college and now he is a real estate developer who contributes heavily to charities and political campaigns.
NPR's Audie Cornish talks to reporter Adrianne Jeffries about the fine brought against Comcast by the Federal Communications Commission, which is billed as the largest ever fine against a cable company.
Amazon is taking a deep dive into the highly competitive music streaming world. It's introductory price of $3.99 a month undercuts every other streaming service, and it does some heavy lifting with artificial intelligence.
In his first extensive remarks, Sesame Workshop CEO Jeffrey Dunn reveals his not-for-profit company foundered financially in recent years and sets out his vision to sustain the children's television production and its educational mission.
NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Stephanie Studer, Seoul bureau chief for The Economist, about how the Samsung crisis is reverberating across South Korea.
With Amazon Music Unlimited, the company is seeking to lure consumers away from competitors like Spotify and Apple Music — and it might be a game-changing proposition.
Tens of millions of Americans live in poverty, yet the issue has received scant attention on the presidential campaign trail. We examine the candidates' plans to address poverty.
Federal regulators say Comcast charged customers for gear and services they didn't order. Officials say the fine is the largest civil penalty assessed against a cable operator.
The growth in paid parental leave has largely left out hourly employees. But the Hilton hotel chain this year extended it to all its workers. Demand by millennial employees helped drive the decision.
The Democrat wants to double the credit for parents of children 4 and under. It would be paid for by a tax on Wall St., the wealthy and corporations. Trump's tax plan would most benefit the wealthy.
Once upon a time, there was a startup that wanted to play Cupid. But Hinge lost its way and became just another hookup app. Now it's issuing a public confession and taking a big risk.
A federal appeals court ruled the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau must be restructured because its current set-up is unconstitutional. The court said the CFPB's director is not sufficiently answerable to the president. The decision will not force a shutdown of the agency, but it will require some immediate changes.
South Korea's Samsung Electronics Co., is reeling Tuesday after announcing it would halt production and sales of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphone. Samsung had to issue a recall about a month ago after multiple incidents in which the phone overheated and caught fire.
A World Health Organization report recommends fiscal policies, including taxes, that hike the retail price of sugary drinks to fend off obesity and diabetes — and the related health care costs.
An independent federal agency should not be run by a single person, the court found. It decided to remedy the situation by giving the president the authority to fire the agency head at will.
Gov. Jerry Brown vetoed a bill that would have required small businesses to guarantee employees' jobs still would be there for them after they take parental leave.
Since the U.K. voted to leave the European Union last June, the value of the pound has fallen 16 percent — making the U.K. relatively cheap for foreign tourists, but bad news for British consumers.
Samsung is ending production of the smartphone after reports that some replacement devices were also spontaneously igniting. Renee Montagne talks to Wall Street Journal reporter Jonathan Cheng.
The Supreme Court hears oral arguments on Tuesday in a case that pits Samsung against Apple — and could have major repercussions for tech products across the board.