Transportation officials say road fatalities spiked alarmingly in the U.S. in the first half of 2016. But they say they will develop a plan to eliminate crash deaths in 30 years.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is imposing some of the same requirements on prepaid debit and credit card providers as on companies that market standard cards.
On today's episode, we'll take you to a place where dying has become acceptable dinner conversation. A place that also happens to have the lowest healthcare spending of any region in the country.
A recent BuzzFeed investigation found Blue Apron had poor, at times violent working conditions for employees at its packing facility in Richmond, Calif.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued new rules on prepaid cards that will require providers to abide by some of the same restrictions as credit cards. Namely, it will have to assess the borrower's ability to repay, and it will limit fees and interest rates.
Disney, Google and others are said to be considering buying Twitter. It's got baggage — lackluster ad sales, abusive trolling — but also millions of users. What if Twitter focused on a public mission?
Twitter is struggling to earn a profit and please investors. Companies including Disney and Alphabet are said to be considering bids for it. But would Twitter be better off as a nonprofit?
The Department of Labor is calling for an "exploration" of federal oversight of state workers' compensation laws because of "inadequacies of the system," leaving workers with "limited benefits."
One of the biggest Nazi relics, a massive beachfront indoctrination camp on the Baltic Sea, has been transformed into condominiums and a luxury tourist resort. It's causing a stir.
According to a study, 367 of the companies on the Fortune 500 have at least one subsidiary in a tax haven country. The study found companies are holding $2.5 trillion in profits offshore.
NPR's politics team, with help from reporters and editors who cover national security, immigration, business, foreign policy and more, is live annotating the debate starting at 9 p.m. ET.
The nearly billion-dollar losses Donald Trump appears to have claimed on some leaked tax forms could have come from risky investments in casinos, an airline and more.
The National Retail Federation's economist and many other analysts say shoppers are in good shape to spend more this holiday season. Sales are expected to jump 3.6 percent.
The tech giant has been outmaneuvered in consumer products, namely by Amazon's Echo and Apple's iPhone. Google is now betting on its artificial intelligence progress to stage a comeback.
Tricia Olson gave birth to her son and was back on the job just three weeks later. Like 40 percent of working Americans, she has no family leave at all — paid or unpaid — and few options.
The U.S. economy is projected to see 1.6 percent growth this year, down from the 2.2 percent that the IMF had previously forecast. Globally, growth is seen essentially moving sideways in 2016.
It's not uncommon for an airline to lose luggage in transit. It's less common to lose children. But that's exactly what happened to Maribel Martinez. Her son was sent to Boston rather than New York.
A developer such as Donald Trump can use a net operating loss "carryforward" to lower his taxes. That may sound weird, but the law has been in place for nearly a century, and experts say it's fair.
The Wells Fargo scandal involving employees opening as many as 2 million accounts without their customers' consent wasn't just a few bad apples, as some in the company have suggested. It goes all the way to the bank's headquarters.
After six years of growth, car sales are beginning to show signs they may have peaked. That could mean consumers will get good deal but it could be bad for auto workers.