In 2016, the album that sold the most physical CDs worldwide wasn't anywhere near the top of the charts — and one of the best-charting records of the year couldn't be bought at all.
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Volkswagen announced Tuesday it is in advanced talks with the Justice Department on a settlement agreement to end a criminal probe into its diesel cheating scheme. The company said it would pay civil and criminal fines of $4.3 billion.
Jared Kushner has a monster job ahead of him, even before he accepts the role of senior adviser to the president. NPR's Kelly McEvers talks to Susanne Craig of The New York Times about Kushner's significant business and financial holdings.
Author Lisa Servon says a growing number of Americans are giving up on traditional banks and relying instead on alternatives, including prepaid debit cards, check-cashing centers and payday lenders.
The online classified website disabled its space for adults seeking sexual partners. A Senate report last year accused the website of being a forum for child sex trafficking.
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Health insurance subsidies are pegged to personal income estimates. But if those are too low, a person may have to repay the government later on.
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If the $4.8 billion deal goes through, more than half of the company's current board members, including Yahoo's CEO, Marissa Mayer, will step down.
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Self-driving cars will perform rationally. For example: stop when someone is in their way. Research suggests humans will take advantage, and step into an intersection when they know they shouldn't.
Former Mexican Foreign Minister Jorge Castañeda says Mexico has the leverage to push back against President-elect Donald Trump's plans regarding Mexican trade, immigration and a border wall.
The appointment of the president-elect's son-in-law to a senior role could run into legal and ethics issues related to nepotism. Kushner plans to largely divest from his sizable business interests.
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The newly created monument preserves 1.3 million acres in Utah where natives have foraged for millennia. But critics who point to the land's energy extraction potential want the designation undone.
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The 2017 North American International Auto Show opened over the weekend in Detroit. A diverse lineup of new vehicles are vying for attention.
A federal judge will rule on a 2013 lawsuit involving the Trump National golf course in Jupiter, Fla. Trump bought the club in 2012 and has refused to return $6 million to members wanting refunds.
Most people's doctors put their health information in an electronic health record. Scientists are mining those records for clues to what treatments work best for individuals.
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HUD secretary Julian Castro hopes his likely successor, retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson, will come to support many of HUD's programs, but worries whether he'll roll back a new fair housing rule.
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State legislators in 30 states make $30,000 a year or less. New Mexico doesn't pay lawmakers at all, while those in New Hampshire make just $200 per two-year term.
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The One Ocean show, which has come under criticism for the treatment of its star orcas, has its finale Sunday at SeaWorld San Diego. Yet some doubt the park sincerely means to change its program.
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