The change was announced just hours before it took effect. The prime minister said the move would crack down on the country's expansive black market which, he said, is used to fund terrorism.
The deal marks the first Western energy investment in Iran since the loosening of sanctions in January.
Leaders from 195 nations are meeting in Morocco to come up with specific plans for carrying out a worldwide plan to reduce global greenhouse gas emissions.
For decades, global trade has been transforming the world's economy. But the days of explosive trade growth may be at an end. Analysts say fewer new trade agreements may be a factor in the slowdown.
There's been a fair amount to admire in media coverage of Donald Trump and the 2016 race — but NPR's David Folkenflik thinks that on reflection, many journalists will feel more ambivalence than pride.
Miami claims bank foreclosures in 2008 targeted black and Latino homeowners. When they defaulted, property values fell, which meant a drop in taxes. The city wants the right to sue the banks.
Last week, the jury found that a story about an alleged gang rape on campus defamed an administrator of the University of Virginia. When claims in the piece were challenged, the magazine retracted it.
Companies like Nielsen aren't able to easily measure the new ways people watch TV since Netflix and Amazon don't release their viewing numbers. Now a startup called Symphony aims to fill the void.
A recent study finds many companies require low-wage employees to sign non-compete clauses. NPR's Audie Cornish talks to Evan Starr, assistant professor at the University of Maryland business school.
Netflix and other streaming services don't release ratings data. This makes it a hard company to negotiate with and makes it hard for competitors to know what they're up against.
The magnitude 5.0 quake damaged buildings in Cushing, Okla., the largest commercial crude oil storage center in North America. No damage to oil storage facilities or nearby pipelines was reported.
Steve Inskeep talks to the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities' Jared Bernstein, who's an ex-Obama aid. And, Peter Morici of the University of Maryland, who's a conservative syndicated columnist.
The high cost of child care is a strain for many families in the U.S., yet child care workers average less than $10 an hour. This strain on workers hurts babies and toddlers, too, researchers say.