• Economic Insecurity By NPR   -   Dec 12, 2018

    ECONOMIC INSECURITY

    The U.S. economy looks in fine shape - for now - but even a lot of Americans with jobs still struggle financially. Here are three Indicators...

    Jobs, Job, Indices, Credits, Credit, Economy
  • By NPR   -   Dec 12, 2018

    RHETORIC AND REACTION: THE TRADE WAR IN NORTHERN MINNESOTA

    We spoke with union leaders about what it's like when federal policy affects the only trade in town.

    Trading
  • Tribune, Tronc And Beyond: A Slur, A Secret Payout, And A Looming Sale By NPR   -   Dec 12, 2018

    TRIBUNE, TRONC AND BEYOND: A SLUR, A SECRET PAYOUT, AND A LOOMING SALE

    Tribune Publishing secretly started to pay more than $2.5 million to a fired news executive to settle a lawsuit. It sought to keep...

    Bloomberg, Credit, Sale, Credits
  • By NPR   -   Dec 12, 2018

    LATEST ON MARRIOTT HOTEL RECORDS HACK

    Chinese intelligence appears to be behind the hack of Marriott hotels that exposed 500 million guest records, according to The New...

    New York
  • Theresa May Faces No-Confidence Vote Wednesday Over Brexit Anger By NPR   -   Dec 12, 2018

    THERESA MAY FACES NO-CONFIDENCE VOTE WEDNESDAY OVER BREXIT ANGER

    "I will contest that vote with everything I have got," May said outside of 10 Downing Street. The vote is set to begin at 1 p.m. ET...

  • Chinese Hackers Are Responsible For Marriott Data Breach, Reports Say By NPR   -   Dec 12, 2018

    CHINESE HACKERS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR MARRIOTT DATA BREACH, REPORTS SAY

    Chinese state hackers most likely attacked the reservation system at Marriott's Starwood chain which revealed details of 500 million...

    Data
  • By NPR   -   Dec 12, 2018

    MIRACLE ON YOUR STREET: HOW THE POST OFFICE HANDLES HOLIDAYS

    Is the USPS headed for a revamp?

  • Citi Bike's Better Angels By NPR   -   Dec 11, 2018

    CITI BIKE'S BETTER ANGELS

    How one bike-sharing company used behavioral economics to solve one of its most vexing problems.

    Company, Companies
  • Huawei Executive Seeks Bail In Canada, Former Canadian Diplomat Is Detained In China By NPR   -   Dec 11, 2018

    HUAWEI EXECUTIVE SEEKS BAIL IN CANADA, FORMER CANADIAN DIPLOMAT IS DETAINED IN CHINA

    Michael Kovrig reportedly was taken into custody but China has not acknowledged it. Chinese tech executive Meng Wanzhou faces extradition...

    Tech, China
  • There Are Lots Of Antibiotics In The Beef Supply. McDonald's Vows To Change This By NPR   -   Dec 11, 2018

    THERE ARE LOTS OF ANTIBIOTICS IN THE BEEF SUPPLY. MCDONALD'S VOWS TO CHANGE THIS

    The fast-food giant, one of the world's biggest beef buyers, announces plans to use its might to cut back on antibiotics in its global...

    World, Credits, Credit
  • Iowa College Becomes Battleground For Student Worker Unionization By NPR   -   Dec 11, 2018

    IOWA COLLEGE BECOMES BATTLEGROUND FOR STUDENT WORKER UNIONIZATION

    Students with campus jobs at Grinnell College want to unionize, but the college is pushing back and asking the National Labor Relations...

    Jobs, Job
  • 'Time' Person Of The Year For 2018: Journalists Under Attack In 'War On Truth' By NPR   -   Dec 11, 2018

    'TIME' PERSON OF THE YEAR FOR 2018: JOURNALISTS UNDER ATTACK IN 'WAR ON TRUTH'

    Time calls them "guardians" in a struggle against lies and misinformation that has pit news agencies against political groups and governments.

    Government
  • Google CEO Says He Leads 'Without Political Bias' In Congressional Testimony By NPR   -   Dec 11, 2018

    GOOGLE CEO SAYS HE LEADS 'WITHOUT POLITICAL BIAS' IN CONGRESSIONAL TESTIMONY

    Sundar Pichai, in his public debut in Congress, is expected to address privacy, allegations of anti-conservative bias, a censored search...

    Search, China
  • With 52.5 Million Users' Data Exposed On Google+, Google Quickens Shutdown By NPR   -   Dec 11, 2018

    WITH 52.5 MILLION USERS' DATA EXPOSED ON GOOGLE+, GOOGLE QUICKENS SHUTDOWN

    Users' name, date of birth, email address, work history, and other information were exposed for nearly a week in November, Google says.

    Data
  • By NPR   -   Dec 11, 2018

    'FEARLESS GIRL' FINDS NEW HOME FACING THE NEW YORK STOCK EXCHANGE

    "Fearless Girl" is on the move. The sculpture, which once stared down the "Charging Bull" statue, has officially moved a few blocks...

    Moving, New York, Exchange
  • By NPR   -   Dec 11, 2018

    LOCAL NEWSPAPER CLOSURES COME WITH HEFTY PRICE TAG FOR RESIDENTS

    Hundreds of newspapers have closed across the country. The loss of local reporting means fewer investigations into fraud and waste....

  • By NPR   -   Dec 11, 2018

    WITH METOO IN MIND, EMPLOYERS BALANCE WORKERS' PRIVACY WITH TRANSPARENT PROBES

    Google pledged to make its sexual harassment investigations more transparent, after its employees protested its handling of past cases....

    Employment
  • Unto The Brexit By NPR   -   Dec 10, 2018

    UNTO THE BREXIT

    UK Prime Minister Theresa May's plan to exit the European Union has hit a wall. What happens now?

  • The Revolution Will Be Driverless: Autonomous Cars Usher In Big Changes By NPR   -   Dec 10, 2018

    THE REVOLUTION WILL BE DRIVERLESS: AUTONOMOUS CARS USHER IN BIG CHANGES

    Autonomous vehicles could be the "most disruptive technology to hit society worldwide since the advent of the motor car," says former...

    Technology, Technologies, New York, Credits, Credit
  • The Revolution Will Be Driverless: Autonomous Cars Usher In Big Changes By NPR   -   Dec 10, 2018

    THE REVOLUTION WILL BE DRIVERLESS: AUTONOMOUS CARS USHER IN BIG CHANGES

    Autonomous vehicles could be the "most disruptive technology to hit society worldwide since the advent of the motor car," says former...

    Technology, Technologies, New York, Credits, Credit