Distributing aid can be an incredibly risky job for Westerners in Somalia, so local entrepreneurs have filled the gap. But what happens when aid become a profitable business in a lawless place?
The ruling by the European Union's highest court will require Google to remove material that citizens find embarrassing or harmful. But how does this play out, practically?
It costs a lot for companies to buy health insurance, so the idea of giving employees money to buy their own coverage has a lot of appeal. But it might end up being more expensive for workers.
The case started when a Spanish man was irked that a 1998 notice about his home being repossessed was still online. Privacy advocates are welcoming a win for the "right to be forgotten."
Jarl Mohn replaces Gary Knell, who left last year to run the National Geographic Society. Mohn is slated to start work at NPR on July 1.
The office could open even though Facebook was banned in China five years ago, according to Bloomberg News. A new office would service Chinese businesses wanting to advertise internationally.
The Dodgers launched a network to carry their games. But a dispute over broadcast fees and whether the network should be offered ala carte has kept it dark in 70 percent of the Los Angeles market.
Lawyers for singer Gregg Allman are due back in a Georgia courtroom Tuesday. Allman is suing to stop production of a movie about his life following a fatal accident on the set.
Firstborn kids often do better in school and, on average, go on to earn more money than their younger siblings. A new theory tries to explain why.
In a word, money. France, for instance, is building two warships for the Kremlin in the biggest sale ever to Russia by a NATO country. The controversial but lucrative deal has created French jobs.
Perhaps you're well aware of the BRIC countries. But now there's MINT and CIVET and more. Emerging markets have fared poorly the past few years, but they are still cranking out lots of acronyms.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid had made a vote on the Keystone XL pipeline contingent upon passage of the energy efficiency bill. Most Democrats don't want a vote on Keystone.
Former Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner received mixed reviews of his performance during the financial crisis. In his new book, he says he did what was required to "keep the lights on."
The chairman is weighing whether to allow Internet providers to sell fast lanes to content companies seeking faster delivery to its customers.
Host Michel Martin talks about the top political headlines with Republican strategist Ron Christie and 'Political Junkie' host Ken Rudin.
Republican governors across the country have taken a stand against Obamacare by refusing to expand Medicaid. Utah, one of the reddest states in the nation, remains undecided.
Senior editor Zach Seward and the all digital publication Quartz are launching a smaller site called Glass. It may offer hints about ways reporters will share information in the future.
Rail officials in China are talking about a high-speed rail line running to North America — including a 120-mile tunnel under the Bering straits, connecting to Alaska.
A survey by automotive consultant group Planned Perspectives asked suppliers to rank their relationships with the six biggest U.S. auto producers. Toyota finished on top. GM was rated poor.
American casino businesses can't wait to get in on the action. If legalized, Japanese gambling resorts could be open by 2020, just in time for the Tokyo Olympics.