At odds are Pacific dockworkers and shipping companies. For months they've been trying to work out a new labor agreement. And now, shippers are accusing dockworkers of deliberately slowing their work.
Steve Inskeep and Renee Montagne report on Burger King opening restaurants in India.
New brands are reshaping the apple aisle of supermarkets. Many are "club apples" --varieties that are controlled and managed by select groups of farmers..
With fuel prices down, profits are up. But that doesn't mean you'll be able to find cheap airfares, especially over the holidays: The airline industry is predicting its busiest season in years.
With gas prices plunging below $3 a gallon, motorists have plenty to celebrate. But people in oil-producing states, where low prices mean fewer jobs and less government revenue, are starting to worry.
A profile of the new U.S. technology chief , how the FBI took down the latest online bazaar for black market goods, and the other tech headlines you need to read, all in this week's roundup.
The 2014 election's over, but NPR's Linda Wertheimer says we should still be talking politics, every week. Specifically, she hopes lawmakers will come together to do something about wage stagnation.
The weak Liberian economy has been hit by the Ebola crisis. One thing Liberia does have going for it is an unusual export — its flag. The Liberian flag is the second most popular flag flown by international cargo ships and is a huge source of revenue.
The unemployment rate tells only a partial story about the labor market and the state of American workers. Five indicators provide a fuller understanding of the economy and the nation's workforce.
The U.S. thought trade and investment would eventually make China more democratic. In fact, it's had the opposite effect: creating a rich, authoritarian leadership class that remains repressive.
Virgin Galactic says there have been some cancellations in the week since its experimental craft went down, killing the co-pilot. But many ticket holders say they don't plan to ask for refunds.
The deal worked out by the city's emergency manager, Kevyn Orr, includes shedding $7 billion in debt and borrowing hundreds of millions to implement the strategy.
Among those held were the alleged owner and operator of Silk Road 2.0 in San Francisco. The underground online markets seized Thursday allow users to anonymously buy illegal products and services.
An industry group calls an attempt to regulate the career college industry "unlawful, arbitrary and irrational."