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Kevin Hart And Amy Schumer: The New King And Queen Of Comedy

Tue, 09/27/2016 - 3:38pm

For the first time in a decade, someone other than Jerry Seinfeld tops Forbes' ranking of the highest-paid comedians.

When Phones Went Mobile: Revisiting NPR's 1983 Story On 'Cellular'

Tue, 09/27/2016 - 3:14pm

The report titled "Cellular Phones Are Completely Mobile" features a man who was "among the first 1,500 customers to use a new mobile phone system called cellular."

Report: Wells Fargo Considers Clawing Back Executive Pay Over Fake-Account Scandal

Tue, 09/27/2016 - 1:42pm

The Wall Street Journal says the bank's board reportedly hopes to resolve the issue ahead of this week's House hearing on the unauthorized opening of as many as 2 million customer accounts.

It May Not Cost You More To Drive Home In A Climate-Friendly Car

Tue, 09/27/2016 - 12:28pm

Researchers at MIT found that you don't have to break the bank to get a climate-friendly car, many of which already meet 2030 emissions goals.

This Afternoon, Elon Musk Unveils His Plan For Colonizing Mars

Tue, 09/27/2016 - 11:30am

In a speech at the International Astronautical Congress in Guadalajara, Mexico, the billionaire tech entrepreneur is expected to detail his vision for sending humans to the Red Planet.

Appeals Court Hears Challenge To Obama Power-Plant Emissions Rule

Tue, 09/27/2016 - 4:00am

A key piece of the Obama administration's efforts to cut back on carbon emissions faces a test in court on Tuesday. An appeals court is hearing arguments on regulations announced last year.

Working Then And Now: Terkel Talks To Car Parker Known As 'One Swing Al'

Tue, 09/27/2016 - 4:00am

Our partner Radio Diaries, along with Project And, combed through Studs Terkel's tapes, and we're bringing you the best of what they found. Today, Lovin' Al Pommier, a Chicago parking lot attendant.

'How I Built This': Cathy Hughes On Radio One

Tue, 09/27/2016 - 4:00am

David Greene talks to NPR's Guy Raz about the latest episode of the new podcast, "How I Built This." In that episode, Raz talks to Cathy Hughes, who built a broadcasting empire from scratch.

Long Criticized In China, Tipping Makes A Comeback At A Few Trendy Restaurants

Tue, 09/27/2016 - 3:38am

Viewed for decades as capitalist exploitation, tipping is now being encouraged at some upscale, urban restaurants catering to wealthy, young customers. Restaurateurs insist it's strictly voluntary.

U.S. Targets Chinese Company For Supporting N. Korean Nuclear Program

Tue, 09/27/2016 - 3:33am

The U.S. Department of the Treasury says a Chinese conglomerate on the North Korean border has helped blacklisted North Korean companies procure raw materials that could be used for nuclear weapons.




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