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Trump's Financial Moves In The '90s: 'Genius' Or 'Colossal Failure'?

Mon, 10/03/2016 - 5:00am

The 1990-91 recession was catastrophic for Donald Trump's empire. A tax document published by The New York Times shows as late as 1995, he was reporting an annual loss of $916 million. What happened?

AP: 'Apprentice' Staff, Contestants Say Trump Demeaned Them

Mon, 10/03/2016 - 4:11am

Associated Press investigative reporter Garance Burke talks with Renee Montagne about what more than 20 insiders from the reality TV show described as inappropriate behavior by Donald Trump.

Leaked Tax Documents Show Trump May Have Legally Avoided Liability. How?

Mon, 10/03/2016 - 4:11am

The New York Times published some of Donald Trump's income tax returns from 1995 in which Trump reported over $900 million in loses. That could have legally relieved his tax burden for up to 18 years.

FDA Is Redefining The Term 'Healthy' On Food Labels

Mon, 10/03/2016 - 4:11am

Last year, the FDA told the maker of Kind bars some of its nut-filled snacks couldn't be labeled as "healthy." Now the agency is rethinking what healthy means, amid evolving science on fat and sugar.

How Donald Trump Could Have Not Paid Income Taxes For 18 Years

Sun, 10/02/2016 - 12:31pm

Recent revelations about Donald Trump's taxes raise the possibility that he was able to not pay any income taxes for years. And it could have been done legally.

Hanging On: The Struggles Of The Financially Invisible

Sun, 10/02/2016 - 7:34am

What do you do if you don't have a credit score, bank account, or credit card? José Quiñonez tells NPR's Rachel Martin about his organization that helps people become "financially visible."

British PM Theresa May Says UK To Begin Formal Brexit Process By March

Sun, 10/02/2016 - 7:34am

Theresa May announced that the United Kingdom will begin the formal process of leaving the European Union by the end of March 2017. That means the U.K. will likely be out of the EU by spring of 2019.

How, If At All, Will Trump's Tax Records Sway The Race?

Sun, 10/02/2016 - 7:34am

How will Trump respond to his 1995 tax records being out in the open? And when the vice presidential candidates meet on the debate stage will the echo their running mates?

Latest On 'The New York Times' Investigative Report On Trump's Tax Returns

Sun, 10/02/2016 - 7:34am

The New York Times has reported that Trump declared a $916 million loss on his 1995 income tax returns. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Russ Buettner, one of the reporters who investigated the story.

'NYT' Report: Trump's Tax Records Show He May Not Have Owed Taxes For 18 Years

Sun, 10/02/2016 - 5:01am

Documents obtained and published by The New York Times suggest the presidential candidate's $916 million declared business losses in 1995 may have allowed him to legally avoid paying income taxes.

Former NFL Player Nate Jackson Wades Into The 'Brutality' Of Fantasy Football

Sat, 10/01/2016 - 4:12pm

Former NFL player Nate Jackson's new book Fantasy Man explores the growing business and competitiveness behind fantasy football.

October Can Be Frightful For Investors. Will Politics Make It Scarier?

Sat, 10/01/2016 - 8:00am

The stock market ended the first three quarters of 2016 on a positive note. Rising stock prices typically help an incumbent party in a presidential election year. But October can be a wild month.

Episode 727: You Asked For It, Again

Fri, 09/30/2016 - 8:21pm

New show! You asked us questions about the economy and oddities in your world. We answer.

Carnegie Deli Says It Is Closing Down Its Landmark NYC Restaurant

Fri, 09/30/2016 - 4:13pm

As news of the closing rippled far beyond the deli's home turf in Manhattan Friday, hundreds of people responded with sadness and disbelief.

Samsung's Latest Headache: Reports That Washing Machines May Explode

Fri, 09/30/2016 - 1:57pm

Samsung is advising owners of certain top-loading washers to use only the delicate cycle when washing bulky items because "affected units may experience abnormal vibrations."

Feminist Bookstore Slams 'Portlandia' And Says Show Can No Longer Film There

Fri, 09/30/2016 - 1:20pm

The staff of In Other Words say the TV comedy is "diametrically opposed to our politics and the vision of society we're organizing to realize."

The Sweet Success Of Bananas Foster Has An Unsavory Past

Fri, 09/30/2016 - 10:16am

One of New Orleans' favorite desserts is a lasting legacy of an oft-forgotten chapter in the city's history: the banana trade, and its infamous practices.

A Growing Champagne Trend Is Uncorking More Ways To Celebrate

Fri, 09/30/2016 - 6:00am

Champagne shouldn't be just for special occasions, says wine writer David White. He explains how to choose it, how to pair it with food and how small growers are changing the industry.

FDA Approves The First Automated Insulin System For Type 1 Diabetes

Fri, 09/30/2016 - 4:00am

The new system joins a continuous glucose monitor with an insulin pump, which work together to keep blood sugar from going too high or too low. That will make it safer to sleep through the night.

A Storied Hong Kong Newspaper Feels The Heat From China

Fri, 09/30/2016 - 3:43am

Recently purchased by Chinese tech tycoon Jack Ma, the South China Morning Post, one of Hong Kong's premier newspapers, seems to be under pressure from mainland China, just like the city it serves.

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