Like President Obama, Trump must deal with the millions of old-school middle-skill jobs, like manufacturing, that just aren't coming back.
The Department of Justice says Princess Cruise Lines will pay a $40 million penalty for "deliberate pollution of the seas and intentional acts to cover it up."
The agency noted Belgium's beer experts — zythologists — who taste and study complex and often experimental brews. It's one of 16 cultural elements that are being recognized.
While the U.S. has a thriving squid industry, chances are the calamari you are eating made a 12,000-mile round trip before ending up on your dinner plate.
Commercial labs can now make the large, clear diamonds people prize for engagement rings and other jewelry in as little as 72 hours. How will this change the diamond industry?
Subsidized greasy-spoon diners called milk bars thrived in Poland in the Soviet era. Their numbers have dwindled, but Poles are once again embracing them for cheap comfort food.
The federal government is set to forgive more than $180 billion in student loan debt over the next few decades. That's according to a report out this week from the Government Accountability Office.
Mining once boomed in Mongolia but as commodity prices fell, the economy tanked and companies went bankrupt. Unemployed men are taking over abandoned coal mines to extract what's left. Some have died.
His new hotel's $200 million renovation was financed by Deutsche Bank. The Justice Department is set to impose a multibillion-dollar fine on the bank. And Trump will oversee the Justice Department.
Tinker is best known for his work at MTM Enterprises which he founded with then-wife Mary Tyler Moore. As head of NBC, he led the network out of the cellar with hits such as The Cosby Show and Cheers.
Michael "Jim" Delligatti gave the world the famous sandwich. You know: two all-beef patties, special sauce, lettuce, cheese, pickles, onions on a sesame seed bun.
The video streaming giant joins Amazon in offering the option to download videos to mobile devices. It's the latest development in the highly competitive and rapidly changing online streaming market.
In light of Trump's deal with Carrier to keep jobs in the U.S., NPR's Ari Shapiro talks to Edward Alden, senior fellow with the Council on Foreign Relations and author of Failure to Adjust: How Americans Got Left Behind in the Global Economy, about the consequences of federal government intervention in the private sector.
Carrier says it will keep about 1,000 jobs in Indiana instead of shifting production to Mexico. Donald Trump repeatedly singled out Carrier during his campaign and made stopping the move a priority. Now there is great interest in how Trump and Vice President-elect Mike Pence persuaded the company to reverse its decision.
Before the election, two prominent economists were predicting that the stock market would fall 12 percent lower if Trump won versus Clinton. But, as it often does, the market surprised everybody and went in the other direction.
President-elect Trump tweeted Wednesday morning that he is drafting "legal documents...[to] take me completely out of business operations." He said he will hold a press conference in two weeks with his children to explain it. Many ethics experts say he would need to liquidate all of his holdings and sell them to non-family members to avoid conflicts. At this point, his plans are unclear.
NPR's Audie Cornish talks to Jesse Eisinger, a senior reporter for ProPublica covering Wall Street, about Trump's connections to Deutsche Bank.
In an odd sequence of events, the federal ethics watchdog praised Trump in a series of snarky tweets for allegedly deciding to divest his businesses — something he hasn't specifically promised.