Remittances — money sent home by migrants working abroad — add up to more than triple the amount of official foreign aid to developing countries. And that makes some people unhappy.
The same law firm that recently succeeded in releasing "Happy Birthday" from copyright rules is now hoping to do the same for the civil rights anthem.
The Panama Papers showed just how easy it is to stash your money in a place where regulators can't find it. It's not illegal to set up these corporations, and the business of creating them is booming.
Mexico City has its worst smog in more than a decade. The government has ordered cars off the street one day a week, but city planners say that isn't a long-term solution.
She's not a typical political spouse, spending most of her time at home caring for the couple's 10-year-old son.
Edward Humes describes his new book as a "transportation detective story" that chronicles the hidden characters, locations and machinery driving our same-day-delivery, traffic-packed world.
As the coal industry struggles with falling prices, weak Chinese demand, regulatory changes and competition from fracking, St. Louis-based Peabody has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.
Astronomers have found about 2,000 planets beyond our solar system. Now, some scientists are expanding the search to look for distant moons, too, in the hunt for signs of life.
Reading NPR. Trying out a live video. Ordering an Uber. All in Facebook. The company is trying to manage your entire digital life, but not talking about how to do it safely.
The Tilakamonkul family opened Bangkok Market in 1972. It became a magnet for Asian immigrants and chefs looking for rare ingredients. Their own son, Jet Tila, is now a celebrity chef.