The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments Monday about whether public employee unions should be able to collect some dues from nonmembers. A majority of the justices seemed to be leaning against it.
A panel of judges decided to extend the ruling issued last month that allows the daily fantasy sites to continue operations in the state while they appeal a lower court's order that they stop.
The Cavendish banana and other beloved varieties are threatened by a fungus that's spreading around the world. Scientists are trying to find new varieties that will be resistant to the disease.
Once used by '50s hipsters to connote a no-strings-attached job, "gig" has been co-opted by venture capitalists hyping the new economic order. Linguist Geoff Nunberg reflects on the word's resurgence.
Volkswagen CEO Matthias Mueller spoke to the media in the U.S. for the first time on Sunday, and characterized the auto emissions scandal enveloping his company as "technical" in nature.
After a volatile week in China last week, global markets are braced for more chaos with hopes that healthy U.S. employment numbers may improve the climate.
At the Supreme Court Monday, union opponents are seeking to reverse a 1977 decision that allows public employee unions to collect fees from those who don't join the union but are protected by it.
Who's a gun dealer and who's not? Vendors and buyers at a Miami gun show have mixed reactions to the president's action on guns.
NPR's Rachel Martin spoke with Brad Duke a few years ago about his $220 million lottery win in 2005. We called him back this week because numbers for the biggest Powerball jackpot were drawn Saturday.
Sea lion poop is frustrating residents in the San Diego neighborhood of La Jolla who pay top dollar for their ocean views. But fixing the problem isn't as simple as just scraping off the waste.