Patients switching to generic medicines and hard bargaining with drugmakers helped moderate spending on prescription drugs in 2015, according to Express Scripts, a manager of drug benefits.
Carrier's decision to shift manufacturing from the U.S. wasn't extraordinary, but a viral video of the announcement is having an impact on the presidential race and the debate over free trade.
The American Gaming Association estimates Americans will complete upwards of 70 million NCAA tournament brackets this year — potentially more than votes cast for any 2016 presidential candidate.
NPR's Robert Siegel talks with Stephanie Lampkin, founder and CEO of Blendoor, an app that tries to counteract bias in the job application process, about the potential for bias in interpreting big data and what can be done about it.
An event in New Orleans this weekend highlighted the wealth of seafood the Americas have to offer — and the endangered state of the small fishers who catch it.
Fresh Market currently has more than 13,000 employees and operates 186 stores in 27 states, particularly in the Southeast.
Go to any pharmacy or grocery store and stand in front of the toothpaste aisle and you will face an overwhelming array of choices. Each brand has a plethora of options
Sanders has been hitting his message opposing free trade deals hard in the major industrial state. The issue gave him traction in a win over Hillary Clinton in Michigan, something he'd like to repeat.
David Greene talks to former national security official Richard Clarke about the fight between Apple and the FBI. The FBI wants an iPhone that was used by one of the San Bernardino shooters unlocked.
Arun Gupta says he was never much of a fashionista — just a guy who likes to dress sharp without going broke. That's how he came up with the idea of Grailed.com, a high-end consignment website.
British designer Tom Cridland is out to make sustainable clothing that will last a lifetime — he says his jacket will last 30 years. But can he compete with a global addiction to cheap clothing?
In 2015, a co-pilot intentionally crashed a plane. French investigators now suggest doctors be encouraged to inform authorities about safety risks, and pilots be permitted to take antidepressants.
A couple of major retail brands have posted some grim numbers. Rachel Martin talks with Washington Post reporter Sarah Halzack about why it's so hard to make mid-priced clothes people will buy.
Adam Davidson of Gimlet, explains how free trade helps everyone a little bit, and also how it has directly ruined the lives millions of workers in certain sectors.
America has joined Saudi Arabia and Russia as one of the world's leading oil producers. Forecasters predicted this would usher in a golden age. It hasn't worked out that way.
Students come from all over the world to study petroleum engineering in southern Ohio and Marietta College. In the past nearly every graduate had a good job. Not any more.
The two leading car reviewers, Consumer Reports and JD Power, announced their picks for the year's best cars. For the first time in years, overall quality dropped — and that's not the only surprise.
Obama addressed the role of technology in civic life, defended the merits of government, talked about the digital divide, and of course, weighed in on the ongoing debate about digital privacy.
The University of California president, former Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, secretly ordered data monitoring across the system after hackers broke into the UCLA medical center.
Since Nevada regulators began phasing out incentives, the solar power business has been in turmoil and many workers have been laid off. Now some worry what happened there will spread to other states.