Could crickets compete with soy or even meat as a main source of protein in our diet? A few companies are testing the water with cricket flour for baking and bars fortified with powdered crickets.
Steve Inskeep, talks to economic historian Noel Maurer about the Panama Canal, which opened 100 years ago. Considered one of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World, the canal connected the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans — and became a symbol of American geopolitical and technological power.
David Greene and Steve Inskeep have the Last Word in business.
A Chinese company this week made a play to become what could be likened to the Walt Disney Company of China. Steve Inskeep talks to Clifford Coonan, Asia Bureau Chief for The Hollywood Reporter.
The federal government is developing its offshore oil and gas leasing plan for a 5-year period that begins in 2017. Right now most of the activity is in the Gulf of Mexico.
Most countries in the developing world won't let refugees work. But Uganda is trying something different.
Retailers are optimistic about back-to-school sales because the job market has been strengthening and gas prices falling. Still, many retailers count on sales-tax holidays to lure shoppers to malls.
A Class A share of Berkshire Hathaway is now worth more than $200,000. Warren Buffet created the conglomerate about 50 years ago, and he has refused to split Berkshire's shares.
A Class A share of Berkshire Hathaway is now worth more than $200,000. Warren Buffett created the conglomerate about 50 years ago, and he has refused to split Berkshire's shares.
Groundbreaking for the 173-mile canal is set for December, but critics warn the waterway will cause irreparable environmental and social damage. The government has withheld outside firms' assessments.
Cities like St. Paul, Minn., and Denver are revitalizing old union stations with brewpubs and cafes. It's part of an effort to spur downtown development and attract young adults and baby boomers.
Nearly 80 percent of all the U.S. currency in the world is in $100 bills. But some people want to get rid of the bill altogether.
The high-end retailer settled a nine-month investigation by the New York state attorney general's office by agreeing to hire an independent expert on preventing racial profiling.
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Erick Sanchez wanted Kenny Loggins and his band to play a 75-minute set in his living room. Within 10 days, the Kickstarter campaign had reached its goal of $30,000.
California lawmakers came to an agreement on a $7.5 billion bond package to address the state's drought. Gov. Jerry Brown signed the proposal, and now the public will vote on the measure in November.
The reporter asks the nurse what the hospital needs. The nurse says, "If you don't help me, why do you ask me." Welcome to Black Lion, said to be the country's best hospital.
Projections suggest that climate change will hurt agriculture in most parts of the world. But some areas of the U.S. could actually see a benefit as corn production moves farther north.
A gas station in Somerset, Ky., was opened recently by city officials as a way to try to lower gas prices. Critics call it a socialist move and say government competition isn't fair to local firms.