The takeover of Canada's Tim Hortons by Burger King is causing quite the stir in the great white north. Melissa Block talks with Ian Hardy, editor-in-chief of Inside Timmies, a fan site devoted to Tim Hortons, about the Canadian existential crisis over one of the country's cultural icons being taken over by an American corporation.
The end of August heralds the start to the final phase of the 2014 election season. As primaries wrap up and candidates ready themselves for November, NPR's Charlie Mahtesian lays out the political landscape.
General Motors has recalled 29 million autos in the U.S. so far this year. Dealers replacing the faulty parts aren't just fixing cars. They're repairing customers' relationships with the automaker.
Burger King announced it is buying the Canadian doughnut-and-coffee chain for about $11 million. Some Canadian's aren't thrilled that their Timmy's is being taken over by the American burger company.
At this government-run facility Redemption Hospital in Monrovia, doctors and nurses try to provide care as best they can. But since the Ebola outbreak, many people are afraid to come.
Dozens of Americans have gone to Syria to fight against the government, some with groups the U.S. considers terrorists. U.S. officials have to sort out which could be dangerous when they return.
President Obama has been widely criticized for not being combative enough. Commentator Frank Deford says we elected a basketball player, but ended up with a golfer.
The Los Angeles Unified School District has shut down a half-a-billion-dollar deal with Apple and Pearson to provide classroom technology. Here's what happened.
One clothing company whose bottom line was hurt in the wake of bad weather events decided to look to polyester fibers made from recycled plastic bottles.
The company Vital Decisions hires social workers to help people make end-of-life plans in advance, over the phone. But the counselors are paid by insurers. Critics see a conflict of interest.