What role, if any, should social media companies play in monitoring fake news? NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Vivian Schiller, former head of Twitter's news operation.
The fledgling legal market for marijuana is around $7 billion, and the recent passage of legalization measures in eight states has sparked a surge of interest from investors in an expanding industry.
We asked how your social media habits changed after the election. More than 150 of you replied — and most are tired, deleting apps, unfriending people, tuning out politics or worried for family ties.
Computer detection of potentially false stories; labeling news that might be false; cutting ad revenue: Those are steps Facebook could use to combat fake news.
The Obama Administration has removed the Arctic Ocean from any new off shore oil and gas leasing for the next 5 years. Environmentalists wanted the move due to concerns over climate change.
The running shoe company was never a big fan of the Trans Pacific Partnership, a trade deal pursued by the Obama administration. But after Trump won the election, New Balance found itself in a pickle.
What's popping with race this week? Here are few hardy racial matters to chew on as you head into Thanksgiving week.
What happens when a creativity guru meets the winner of this year's Nobel Memorial Prize in economics? You get life lessons in making art, and negotiating contracts.
Eric Schneiderman called the settlement "a stunning reversal by Donald Trump and a major victory for the over 6,000 victims of his fraudulent university."
During the campaign, President-elect Donald Trump claimed the American car industry was moving jobs to Mexico. The industry is heartened by Trump's views on Environmental Protection Agency regulations but worried about potential changes in trade policy. NPR takes a look at how a Trump administration will shape the cars you drive.
Organized labor has been a driving force in Democratic politics for decades, especially in the industrial Midwest. Last week's election results were a blow for that political movement, raising serious questions about the future.
California boasts one of the lowest rates of tobacco smoking in the nation. Researchers worry that pot smoking will lead the way to cigarette smoking.
Both sites have faced recent legal challenges centering on whether their contests amount to games of skill or gambling. They hint that reducing legal costs was a factor in the decision to join forces.
President-elect Donald Trump says he's forced Ford Motor Company to back down from moving Lincoln MKC production to Mexico. Ford still plans to move its small-car production south of the border.
Donald Trump swept many traditionally Democratic Rust Belt states. NPR's David Greene revisits Fayette County, Pa., where thousands of Democrats crossed the aisle to vote for the real estate mogul.
Airbnb is expanding beyond short-term home rentals with plans to offer services like guided tours, flights and car rentals. Is it a hedge against anticipated restrictions on its core business model?
President-elect Donald Trump says he'll announce his economic team on Tuesday. Steve Inskeep talks to Anthony Scaramucci, hedge fund manager and a member of Donald Trump's transition team.
Janet Yellen warned Congress Thursday the timing might not be right for infrastructure spending and questioned Donald Trump's assertions that the Dodd-Frank stock market rules stifle economic growth.
Concrete and construction firms along the U.S.-Mexico border are already crunching the numbers on what it would take to build a thousand mile wall. It is a huge undertaking.
NPR's Kelly McEvers talks with Sarah Ellison, writer at Vanity Fair, about the role of Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner in the president-elect's inner circle.