Members of OPEC meet this week. It used to be the world held its breath when this happened, worried what the meeting would mean for oil prices. But experts say times have changed.
Car share programs are extremely popular, but so are concerns for safety. NPR's Tess Vigeland talks to Stella Mateo, founder of SheRides, which allows passengers to choose the gender of their driver.
It's the 50th anniversary of the admission of women to Harvard's MBA program. To commemorate, the Harvard Business Review conducted a survey of thousands of MBA graduates on their career and lives.
The actions do make it easier for people with work visas to move between jobs. But they don't address something employers have long pushed for: an increase in visas for low- and high-skilled workers.
Electric bicycles have been popular in Europe for some time. But recently there has been a surge in U.S. sales amid changing perceptions that e-bikes aren't just for the elderly.
The city is poised to pass legislation to make hourly workers' schedules more predictable. Large retailers will also have to offer more hours to part-time employees before hiring someone else
The actions announced Thursday are complicated and will lead to many changes in immigration policy. Here we try to explain it plainly.
A fungus consumes a worm and sprouts out of its head. The resulting ... thing ... is deemed an aphrodisiac and sells for more than gold. How do you keep people from killing each other to harvest it?
In a culture where being social and outgoing are celebrated, it can be difficult to be an introvert. Susan Cain argues introverts bring extraordinary talents to the world, and should be celebrated.
The streaming company's founder said fallout from a Supreme Court ruling in favor of TV networks proved "too difficult to overcome."
Snow is a big part of the culture and the joy of life in Upstate New York. Because of this week's storm, some of the region's ski resorts are already open for business.
A Senate committee has accused major banks including Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan Chase of manipulating commodity prices. Executives from several leading banks rejected the allegations on Thursday.
Defying congressional Republicans, President Obama will defer the deportation of the undocumented parents of U.S. citizens and will also prioritize the deportation of criminals.
Nearly a third of us are overweight, and some of the worst rates of obesity are in the developing world. All this corpulence takes a huge economic toll — two trillion dollars a year.
An executive from the Takata Corporation was on Capitol Hill today, answering tough questions about the company's defective airbags, which have been linked to at least three deaths in the U.S. The airbags explode with too much force and send jagged metal fragments flying into passengers.
Cattle theft has been making a major comeback. A drought in the West has meant higher beef prices, making cattle an attractive target for thieves.
"Wal-Mart, come to your senses"! the protesters shouted. These vendors and hawkers are not happy that the retail giant plans to open 50 more stores.
Hiroshi Shimizu's remarks came in testimony to a Senate panel. U.S. regulators want the company to issue a nationwide recall. So far, the recall has been restricted to high-humidity areas.
Black youth saw more than twice as many ads for sugary drinks on TV compared with white children and teens in 2013. Advertising for the drinks on Spanish-language TV also increased by 44 percent.
The ultimate aim of Japan's effort to revive the economy is to give consumers the confidence to start buying again. Weak consumer confidence has hit big-ticket purchases hardest.