At 35, Neel Kashkari was in charge of the bank bailout program. He's now the president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, and has a plan to make future bank bailouts much less likely.
It's taken years since the Great Recession, but wages are showing signs of climbing — though not very quickly. Economists say there are reasons to believe wage growth could continue into 2917.
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Trump touted the creation of 8,000 new jobs, tied to investments from the Japanese firm SoftBank, which pledged big investments in American jobs after Trump was elected.
Six senators sent a letter to Scott Pruitt, President-elect Trump's pick to run the EPA. They want lists of donors and details about meetings with energy lobbyists ahead of his confirmation hearings.
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Arkansas police have served a warrant to Amazon looking for possible recordings from a murder scene. Privacy advocates have predicted a wave of cases involving smart home devices and gadgets.
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President-elect Donald Trump hasn't said much about food and farm policy or named his choices for top food-related jobs. But the coming years will likely see profound battles over food and nutrition.
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Listeners of our NPR One app rated these 10 stories as the most liked, recommended and shared in 2016.
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There are burgers and sushi, and even the salacious eggplant, but where are the dumplings and salad? Creating a more culturally diverse menu of food emoji is harder than you think.
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This year was the most chaotic year America's mainstream news media have faced in a long time — and not just because of the presidential election, or the prevalence of fake news stories.
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One in five people getting health care through the Affordable Care Act no longer have a choice of insurers. But those markets don't have significantly higher prices than areas with competition.
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For a check on the economy, Rachel Martin talks to David Wessel, director of the Hutchins Center at the Brookings Institution and a contributing correspondent to The Wall Street Journal.
The Nasdaq closed at a record high of 5,487 points, and the Dow inched closer to a record high of 20,000.
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After a record-setting year, the Post newsroom will grow by more than 8 percent. Other papers, including The New York Times, have also seen subscriptions soar since Donald Trump's election.
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Companies in San Francisco pay six-figure salaries to entry-level tech workers. But a public university there is laying off some of its own IT staff and sending the jobs to a contractor in India.
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A neighborhood in Minnesota is proving that there's a potential solution to run-down mobile home parks: The residents banded together democratically and purchased their community.
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The man who ran the last bank bailout has a plan to prevent the next one.
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Next month, courts in New Jersey will all but stop using a money-based bail system. Advocates say the new approach is fairer to poor defendants, and could be a national model. But what about the cost?
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Federal ethics laws were written to cover 20th century wealth, such as stocks and bonds. But President-elect Donald Trump derives much of his fortune from his name. What now?
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As the clock strikes midnight, people in Spain gobble 12 grapes in quick succession, with wishes for the new year. Then, they go out to party all night long with cava, a Spanish sparkling white wine.
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The iconic deli in midtown Manhattan is closing its doors after nearly 80 years in business. Its oversized sandwiches defined a certain kind of New York restaurant.
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