The image of each company plays into their relationships not only with passengers but drivers as well. And competition is so great that Uber sent covert operatives into Lyft cars, to recruit drivers.
European and Asian companies are expected to flock to Iran now that the U.N. sanctions are lifted. American companies are having to sit on the sidelines because of secondary sanctions, and out of caution in dealing with the Iranians.
Airport workers in New York City, Chicago, Miami and other cities held protests on Monday in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. They called for their hourly minimum wages to increase to $15.
SpaceX was coming off a huge win last month when it landed a rocket on solid ground. Elon Musk took Sunday's failure in stride, saying at least the leftover pieces were bigger.
NPR film critic Bob Mondello's been listening to the Star Wars hype train. Here's why he isn't climbing aboard.
Last week, Interior Secretary Sally Jewell announced a moratorium on new coal leases on federal land while the department considers a comprehensive overhaul to the U.S. coal program.
Now that international sanctions have been lifted, Iran hopes to export as much as 500,000 more barrels of oil a day. But this comes while global oil prices are falling and revenues are plunging.
A Chicago chef tired of the kitchen grind moved his family off the grid to join an Amish community in Maine. He's now selling charcuterie and cheese from a cabin in the woods.
On Saturday, many sanctions on Iran were lifted under the nuclear pact, and the U.S. and Iran exchanged prisoners. On Sunday, the U.S. Treasury announced new sanctions over Iran's weapons program.
NPR's Rachel Martin speaks to the New York Times correspondent in Tehran, Thomas Erdbrink.
Certain economic sanctions will be lifted in Iran, but there are critics of the nuclear deal in surrounding countries and in the U.S. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with NPR's Peter Kenyon about their reaction.
NPR's Sonari Glinton tells Michel Martin about week one of the North American International Auto Show in Detroit.
For the second year in a row, the Oscar nominees for acting categories are decidedly — white. NPR's Scott Simon speaks with film critic and interviewer Bobby Rivers about the pallid list.
The new stadium planned for the Los Angeles Rams will be among the most sophisticated in the NFL. But what does the deal bring to a city that was without a team for more than 20 years?
On Friday, the Obama administration announced a halt to new coal leases on federal land. In Wyoming, most of the federally-owned coal mines and revenue from coal leases pays for school construction.
This week, GE announced it will move from a 42-year-old suburban campus in Fairfied, Conn., to Boston. Experts say corporations make this sort of move to get access to universities and tech workers.
Stocks all over the world plunged Friday as investors became even more nervous about China's weakness and oil's collapse. The worries triggered a broad stock sell-off and sent oil below $30 a barrel.
Most of the American outlets on the chopping block are Wal-Mart Express stores. Those are the company's smallest-format locations. Wal-Mart also said it will open 300 new stores in the coming year.
The majority of American egg producers, when they order new chicken houses, are choosing cage-free systems. That's a sea change driven by consumer demand for cage-free eggs.
China's slowdown and plummeting oil prices have investors spooked, and some are heading for the exits. There's concern the selloff in stocks signals tougher times ahead for the U.S. economy.