NPR's Audie Cornish interviews Robert Mazur, a former U.S. drug agent who investigated the money laundering practices of drug lords, about how the Panama Papers could help catch money launderers.
International investigative reporting, powered by a data breach, links titans of business and politics to secret offshore bank accounts. The reports are prompting investigations and public backlash.
President Obama calls the controversial practice "one of the most insidious tax loopholes out there." Now the Treasury Department has introduced rules aimed at reducing the incentives for inversions.
At the Heartland Biogas Project, spoiled milk, old pet food and vats of grease combine with helpful bacteria in massive tanks to generate gas. It's all thanks to anaerobic digestion.
Dan Lyons was in his 50s when he lost his job reporting on the tech industry. He took a job at a start-up, where he was the old guy. His new book is Disrupted: My Misadventure in the Start-Up Bubble.
The NFL hopes to reach a broader audience, including those who don't have cable, while Twitter is looking to attract and keep new users.
Sigmundur David Gunnlaugsson is resigning his post — but not his role as the head of his political party — after he and his wife were implicated by leaked financial data.
Many low-income households that claim the earned income tax credit lack health insurance. That status on tax returns could provide a clue about people who would benefit from outreach.
Renewable energy is taking off across the nation, but storing the energy is still a problem that is challenging companies to innovate with solutions ranging from molten salt to ice.
Taxpayers waiting for their refunds can breathe a sigh of relief: A fire at the IRS headquarters in Washington, D.C. won't interfere with their returns.
Who leaked the papers? Are the schemes uncovered illegal? We answer some pressing questions about the huge document leak.
NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Gabriel Zucman, author of The Hidden Wealth of Nations, about the leaked Panama papers and what they say about the practice of hiding money offshore worldwide. He's estimated that up to 8 percent of the world's financial wealth is hidden away.
Fallout continues Monday after a massive leak of documents from the law firm Mossack Fonseca revealed hundreds of offshore financial accounts. Investigative journalists with access to the documents say they expose companies held by 140 politicians and public officials, including the prime ministers of Iceland and Pakistan.
A huge trove of documents leaked from a large Panamanian law firm is shedding light on the global business of tax avoidance. The papers reveal that large numbers of world leaders, athletes and movie stars hired the firm to set up shell corporations and offshore accounts with the aim of hiding their money. Regulators around the world say they will use the document dump to pursue illegal activity.
The journey our food takes from farm to fork can be fascinating. But from eating organic to genetically modified, local or seasonal, what food is best for individuals, communities and the environment?
If approved by regulators and Virgin America's shareholders, the combined airline will become the fifth-largest U.S. carrier.
"New Mexico True" is the state's tourism campaign, but an advocacy group created "New Mexico Truth" as a parody to highlight a reality in the state: High child poverty and low graduation rates.
New guidance released by the Department of Housing and Urban Development warns landlords that they may be breaking the law by turning down tenants based on their criminal records.
How much can a president take credit for job growth in the private sector?