It's a worldwide chain that lets "the blind become our eyes." But there's a difference in the new Nairobi branch. The servers themselves had never eaten in a restaurant before.
NPR's "Day 1" series looks at major issues the next president will face in office. One issue is that Americans still aren't seeing big raises, even though the job market is slowly recovering.
Cuba needs the Internet to rebuild its ragged economy. That's why fledgling private businesspeople are traveling to Miami to learn how to do business online.
The airline has been losing money for several years, and its brand was irreparably damaged by the loss of two planes last year.
The 12 countries involved in the Trans-Pacific Partnership President Obama wants to get done account for almost 36 percent of world's economy, which would be by far the largest U.S. trade pact.
The deal comes after federal regulators killed the proposed merger between Time Warner and Comcast. NPR's Renee Montagne speaks with correspondent Jim Zarroli for more details on the proposed deal.
Canada says it's the first country with a law that eliminates one regulation for every new measure that's adopted. The One-for-One Rule is designed to ease the burden on businesses.
Eating healthy is easier said than done. Same with buying healthy food. Research finds that putting in partitions in grocery carts can increase the likelihood shoppers buy healthy fruits and veggies.
State officials have met with stiff resistance from property owners worried about losing their ocean views or claim to their beachfront land.
Video cameras are everywhere — from those in smartphones to security cams. And just when you thought it couldn't get harder to hide, live-streaming video apps are raising new questions about privacy.
In today's digital age it's easy to forget about paper, but as one paper pusher says, "a paperless society is about as plausible as a paperless bathroom."
One of the biggest problems with left turns is that the turning driver has a green light when pedestrians have a walk light. Changes in how cars are built have also created more blind spots.
Wyoming has long been one of the whitest states in the country, but over the last few years its black population has more than doubled. African-Americans still make up a tiny percentage of the state's population, but the substantial shift is largely a result of the oil boom of the last few years. But with oil prices so low, layoffs are looming.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency is allowing more than 140,000 victims to reopen claims if they feel insurance companies short-changed them.
The deal would make the combined company a major rival to Comcast Corp. Comcast last month abandoned its own bid for Time Warner following concerns raised by the Justice Department.
The cost of medication to treat multiple sclerosis has risen much faster than inflation, even for older drugs. Patients and insurers say manufacturers' subsidy programs have helped, but not enough.
Interior Minister Nikos Voutsis says a $1.76 billion payment due next month "will not be given and is not there to be given."
Let's say you're not a millionaire but you're still interested in buying affordable art from the comfort of your living room. There's now a burgeoning business of selling mid-priced art online.
Social justice is part of the recipe at New York's Greyston Bakery. The firm, whose clients include Ben & Jerry's, hires locals whose legal status or work history might otherwise make them unhirable.
In the communication that The Guardian says it received accidentally from the Bank of England, officials outlined details of the plan known as "Operation Bookend."