The plan is emerging after big changes at Hostess: its business is smaller; it has far fewer employees; and those employees are no longer represented by a union.
In 2014, after disastrous spills and opposition from environmentalists, the EPA imposed new rules on the storage of coal ash. Two towns are pushing back against different ways of storing the ash.
A replica of Noah's Ark opens in Williamstown, Kentucky, this week. The group behind Ark Encounter and many local officials say it will be an economic boon to the area, but some locals are skeptical.
London-based tech companies face the uncertainty of the upcoming exit from the European Union. Many worry about less investment and less access to the talent they need to grow. Some may just leave.
David Westin was president of ABC News for nearly 16 years and often tangled with his anchors. Now he's the anchor of the morning show on Bloomberg TV, and is learning how much he really didn't know.
The South American country is experiencing widespread shortages of food and medicine, along with rolling power blackouts. All of which have sparked rioting and large anti-government protests.
The Lumineers are among many artists frustrated with people on their mobile devices during performances. Their singer explains why they're asking fans to lock up their phones with a new technology.
With names like Hickory King and Boone County White, heirloom corn finds new popularity. A Kentucky hilltop farmer makes it into corn chips, and a distillery has picked its first historical variety.
They were earning a little less than $3.50 a day. Then their bonus was cut. They didn't trust their union to stand up for them. So they had only one choice.
A project called TransActive Grid is testing a new way to trade solar power among neighbors. For now only credits are being traded — not actual energy — using the technology that underpins bitcoin.
Some 100,000 Lithuanians live in the U.K. — a huge percentage of the tiny EU nation. We hear from one young Lithuanian, back in Vilnius for the summer, whose future is now in question after Brexit.
Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders applauded much of the Democrats' draft platform, but stressed his concerns that it does not flatly oppose the TPP trade deal, which Sanders wrote "threatens our democracy."
Double-digit price rises, easy credit and no money down — these all led to a housing bubble a decade ago. NPR's Rachel Martin asks UCLA economist Stephen Oliner if we are headed for disaster.
Many film and television productions in the U.K. rely on tax breaks and funding from the EU. They say they're nervous for what the "Brexit" results could mean for their business.
NASCAR is trying to diversify its workforce. The race teams want more minorities in their pit crews, and they're recruiting former college athletes.
Someone bid $61 million for an uncut diamond this week. NPR's Scott Simon asks Rachelle Bergstein, author of "Brilliance and Fire: the Biography of Diamonds," what makes a rock worth so much money?
The first reported death involving a driverless car raises questions about their future. Not just over safety concerns, but our own attitudes to relinquishing control.
The U.K. gives billions of pounds to the developing world. Will this benevolent spirit survive in the wake of Brexit?
NPR's Robert Siegel talks to The New York Times reporter James Stewart about the new financial hub for the European Union in place of London, following Britain's vote to leave the bloc.
Volkswagen will be buying back hundreds of thousands of diesel engine cars under the settlement it agreed to with U.S. officials. In order to re-sell those cars, the company will have to come up with a fix that passes muster with U.S. regulators.