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Mar 21, 2019
As the Federal Aviation Administration comes under increasing criticism for its relationship with Boeing, Steve Inskeep talks to Michael Huerta, the last permanent FAA administrator.
Mar 21, 2019
Most digital personal assistants such as Apple's Siri and Amazon's Alexa have the option to sound either male or female. The team behind Q aims to break through gender binary.
Mar 20, 2019
Two high-profile plane crashes. The grounding of its bestselling jetliner. How did Boeing get here, and how can it recover from this crisis of confidence?
Mar 20, 2019
Venezuelans are starving because there isn't enough food. But the country has so much fertile land, water, and sunshine — shouldn't it be a farmer's paradise?
Mar 20, 2019
When an Indiana company learned their goods were being counterfeited in China, they did everything they could to make it stop. But pursuing an intellectual property claim in China takes a lot of work.
Mar 20, 2019
The Federal Reserve left interest rates unchanged Wednesday and signaled that no more rate hikes may be necessary this year amid signs of economic slowing.
Mar 20, 2019
For years, AdSense contracts gave Google a wide range of control, including how its rivals' search ads would appear — and their size, color and font, the EU says.
Mar 20, 2019
The U.S. says it may stop sharing intelligence with Germany if it adopts Chinese firm Huawei's 5G technology. But the threats haven't swayed Germany, which says it can set its own security standards.
Mar 20, 2019
The $71 billion deal strengthens Disney's portfolio and gives it even more leverage to compete against other streaming powerhouses.
Mar 20, 2019
Facebook temporarily banned Dan Scavino, President Trump's social media director, from posting comments. Facebook says his postings were flagged by an algorithm.
Mar 20, 2019
At the end of 2017, Disney announced that it would acquire large parts of 21st Century Fox. On Wednesday, shortly after midnight eastern time, the $71.3 billion deal finally was completed.
Mar 20, 2019
Trump picked former Delta Air Lines executive Stephen Dickson to lead the FAA. West Virginia lawsuit accuses Catholic dioceses of covering up clergy sex abuse. And, Disney acquires 21st Century Fox.
Mar 20, 2019
Some states have begun using Medicare reimbursement rates to recalibrate how they pay hospitals. If the gamble pays off, more private-sector employers could start doing the same thing.
Mar 19, 2019
Pranksters added some whimsical credits in the fine print of an annual White House economic report.
Mar 19, 2019
NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Mayor Arno Hill of Lordstown, Ohio, about the General Motors plant at the center of President Trump's latest tweetstorm.