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Aug 22, 2019
Why did it take some of the nation's biggest news organizations so long to take seriously the accusations against the late Jeffrey Epstein? Allegations about his behavior go back more than a decade.
Aug 22, 2019
Signs the economy is weakening have raised concerns about the Trump administration's moves to erode financial safeguards put in place after the last recession.
Aug 22, 2019
The neurobiologist oversaw one of the largest financial turnarounds in academic medicine.
Aug 22, 2019
What's the self-proclaimed "nerd" up to these days? And what will he be up to in the near future?
Aug 22, 2019
NPR's David Greene talks to Phillip Swagel, director of the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office, who says the nation's fiscal outlook is challenging and is on an unsustainable course.
Aug 21, 2019
NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Jason Furman, who was President Obama's chief economic adviser, about Trump administration's consideration to stimulate the economy via payroll tax cuts.
Aug 21, 2019
The U.S. agreed to lift tariffs on imported tomatoes from Mexico. But importers warn that stepped-up inspections could still create bottlenecks, limiting supplies and raising produce prices.
Aug 21, 2019
The deficit is expected to swell to $960 billion this year and average $1.2 trillion in each of the next 10 years, according to congressional budget forecasters. They also expect the economy to slow.
Aug 21, 2019
The 25-year-old has gone from posting tech reviews in his childhood home to interviewing Tesla's Elon Musk.
Aug 21, 2019
The State Department approved an $8 billion sale of fighter jets and related equipment to the self-governing island. China views the sale as a violation of its sovereignty.
Aug 21, 2019
"I think it's much more appropriate to have Russia in," President Trump told reporters. In Russia, the Foreign Ministry spokeswoman said discussions should move from the media "to the expert level."
Aug 21, 2019
Disability rights advocates say transportation giants Lyft and Uber are not doing enough to ensure equal transportation access as required under federal law.
Aug 21, 2019
The Trump administration is boasting that the economy is strong. But the administration is also calling for the kind of dramatic economic stimulus one would usually only consider during a recession.
Aug 21, 2019
White House takes steps to stoke the economy. The U.S. says it will continue sanctions against Iran. And, Syrian government forces advance into a strategic town in the country's last rebel stronghold.
Aug 21, 2019
Unauthorized immigrants often do manual, low-paying jobs, and employers say they have no choice but to hire them. But the White House and advocates for lower immigration say the law is the law.