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The global shipping industry is suffering a huge downturn, thanks in part to China's sagging economy. "This is likely to be one of the worst years ever in terms of losses," says an industry expert.

There's a mountain lake with a wild shore and a log mansion built way back in the gilded age tucked away in New York's Adirondack Mountains.

A Singapore chef is the first street vendor to earn a Michelin star. NPR's Scott Simon talks with Michelin Guides' International Director Michael Ellis about Chef Hin Meng's cheap culinary delights.

The Rio Olympics come to a close on Sunday. The Games were peppered with highs like Usain Bolt's performances and lows like Ryan Lochte's international incident.

Is there a right way to write and handle a resignation letter when you're embroiled in a scandal? For many ousted bosses, "spending more time with my family" is the excuse of least resistance.

July 2016 was Earth's hottest month on record. And Arctic ice has shrunk this year almost as much as it did in 2012 — the most severe melt to date.

"I know that just by saying all these things together, I may upset some people," Clinton said this week as she tries to validate the concerns of police and groups like Black Lives Matter.

Four years after the Koch political network spent heavily to back Republican nominee Mitt Romney, it's now spending millions to save the GOP Senate majority from their own presidential candidate.

What's behind Russia's apparent hacking into the Democratic National Committee — and what could it gain by meddling in the U.S. election? "It's all about Hillary Clinton," says a Russian journalist.

In his first speech since reorganizing his top campaign staff, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said he regrets sometimes saying the "wrong thing."

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