Some companies are refusing to pay employee hospital bills that they think are out of line. Instead, they pay what they think is reasonable. So far the gambit appears to be working.
There are about 16 vinyl press plants still operating in the U.S. While there were about 9 million vinyl records sold in the U.S. overall last year — that's just a sliver of total album sales.
Facebook and several media companies have announced that news articles will now be published directly into users News Feeds. The articles will come from The New York Times, NBC News and others.
AOL's dial-up business has roughly 2 million subscribers. But years into the broadband age, many people still have their AOL accounts. What other subscriptions are they holding on to?
ABC announced that it's bringing back the Muppets. Kermit, Miss Piggy and friends will star in a new series this fall. The original Muppet Show ran from 1976 to 1981.
On Tuesday, Senate Democrats kept trade legislation from moving forward, dealing a blow to President Obama's agenda. Republicans and the White House now grapple with what comes next.
More than a century ago, Puerto Rico used to produce world-class coffee. Now farmers there are trying to rebuild the industry by focusing on growing higher-quality beans, which command higher prices.
Experts say nearly everyone in China who wants a smartphone has one. The challenge for manufacturers now is to convince them to upgrade.
Falling oil prices haven't boosted economic growth as much as expected. That's partly because consumers have chosen to pay down debt and save some of the windfall rather than spend it all.
AOL Inc., is being acquired by Verizon Communications in a $4.4 billion cash deal. AOL has recently transformed itself into a digital marketing company with some impressive technology.
On the 70th anniversary of the books that spawned Thomas The Tank Engine, NPR's Elizabeth Blair considers the economic model of Thomas's home island of Sodor, and its elaborate railway system.
The White House calls the vote merely a "procedural snafu," and expects to eventually prevail.