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.
Last month the South Korean tech giant recalled 2.5 million phones amid reports that their batteries were safety risks. There are reports that the replacement devices are dangerous too.
Three former leaders of an influential task force that issues guidelines for preventive care says insurance coverage for highly rated tests and services shouldn't be mandatory.
Samsung isn't confirming reports it has halted production of its troubled Galaxy Note 7 phones. Samsung recalled the phones after some of them caught fire. It said customers could replace their phones with new ones. But now some of the replacement phones are having similar problems.
Even before the troubled Trump Taj Mahal casino opened in 1990, Marvin Roffman predicted it would flop. Donald Trump took offense and Roffman was fired. But the securities analyst had the last laugh.
The two economists — professors at Harvard and MIT, respectively — were awarded the prize "for their contributions to contract theory."