Companies, including Facebook, are increasingly offering paid leave for employees who need to care for sick loved ones. Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg about the decision.
President Trump tweets daily and often makes news when he does. Despite getting more attention, Twitter itself is having a rough time, as a new earnings report shows flat growth and some big losses.
Those all-too-common lists of cheap places to eat are part of a broader restaurant culture that devalues immigrant labor and ignores the consequences, says commentator and restaurateur Diep Tran.
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President Trump and House Republicans both want to slash the corporate tax rate. But coming up with a plan may be hard because of disagreement among Republicans over a "border adjustment tax."
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When it comes to African-American hair care, Bronner Bros. is one of the best-known companies. But behind the masculine brand name, a group of black women laid the groundwork for the industry.
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Pat Brown was a renowned biomedical researcher. But he left that to tackle what he saw as the biggest problem facing Earth: animal agriculture. His solution: a veggie burger so beef-like it bleeds.
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A quarter of doctors practicing in the U.S. went to medical school elsewhere. Many of these physicians practice in parts of this country that the government says need more primary care providers.
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The lifelong Detroiter opened his first store with his wife, Marian, in the Detroit suburb of Garden City in 1959. Today its parent company says it's the world's largest carryout pizza chain.
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Charlie Shrem went to prison. While he was there, he thought up a better way to move money behind bars. Now, he's out and trying to sell his idea to international investors.
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This week, an article in Wired declared, "The Next Big Blue-Collar Job Is Coding." NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks with reporter Clive Thompson about the article.
With an aging population and skilled labor shortage, German industry leaders view the almost million migrants who have arrived since 2015 as an opportunity. But integrating them quickly into the labor market is a challenge. Syrian refugee Hussein Shaker may have the answer. He's founded Migrant Hire, a website that helps refugees with software development skills obtain jobs in the capital's lively tech scene.
America's affection for the family sedan is fading. Sales of mid-sized and large cars are falling as customers snap up pickup trucks and SUVs instead.
Citing a Kaiser Health News investigation, Sen. Chuck Grassley, chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, will examine potential abuses of incentives to spur development of drugs for rare diseases.
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A new report finds that remittances by migrants from Latin American and the Caribbean topped $69 billion last year — the highest amount on record.
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In 2014, the government said health providers would have to register with Medicare in order to prescribe drugs to beneficiaries. Delays have pushed back the requirement until 2019.
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President Trump has made American manufacturing a central concern. Can a complicated approach called a border adjustment tax make it happen? Planet Money looks at how it's supposed to work.
NPR's David Greene talks to TripAdvisor CEO Stephen Kaufer about why he signed an amicus brief opposing Trump's executive order on immigration. An appeals court has kept the ban on hold.
Kathleen Clark of Washington University in St. Louis discusses President Trump's meshing of business and public duties. Trump will host Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at his Mar-a-Lago resort.
One of the promises of autonomous vehicles is that they'll reduce traffic jams. Self-driving cars will bring many changes, but traffic flows won't improve until enough human drivers are off the roads.
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