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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.

The leaked documents tell the backstory of a groundbreaking Christie's auction, and the purchase of a painting one man claims was seized from his grandfather during World War II.

Gibraltar is a peninsula attached to Spain, but its 30,000 residents have British passports — and could tip the scales in a close vote this June on leaving the European Union.

Morocco has done something extremely rare for the Arab world — granted legal status to many African migrants. But the migrants still face discrimination and steep cultural barriers.

A lawsuit claims that Led Zeppelin perpetrated a "falsification of Rock n' Roll History." A federal judge dismissed that part of the plaintiff's case.

A lawsuit claims that Led Zeppelin perpetrated a "falsification of Rock n' Roll History." A federal judge dismissed that part of the plaintiff's case.

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