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Jan 21, 2019
Officials say the world's largest cruise ship was docked in the Bahamas when Nick Naydev woke up from a night of drinking and decided to take the plunge. The company is also exploring legal action.
Jan 21, 2019
David Greene talks to David Wessel, director of the Hutchins Center at the Brookings Institution, about whether U.S. economic growth can sustain the trade war with China and the government shutdown.
Jan 20, 2019
As the partial government shutdown drags on, more people, organizations and entire state governments are feeling the pain. The trickle-down in places like Texas blossoms as the shutdown continues.
Jan 20, 2019
The longer the federal shutdown lasts, the more likely security breaches of government websites become, cyber specialists say. And it could lead to security problems long after the government reopens.
Jan 20, 2019
Starting this month, hospitals must publish prices for procedures and services online. Dr. Elisabeth Rosenthal of Kaiser Health News tells NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro it's not very user friendly — yet.
Jan 20, 2019
NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with Peter Spiegel of the Financial Times about how Great Britain leaving the European Union may affect the U.S. economy and American businesses.
Jan 19, 2019
Scott Simon speaks with sports correspondent Tom Goldman about the NFL conference championship games on Sunday, and how concussions are limiting insurance options in the league.
Jan 18, 2019
The newspaper, founded in 1897, says it is shifting the focus of its Yiddish and English content to digital — and laying off nearly 30 percent of its staff in the process.
Jan 18, 2019
The first government shutdown in history was in 1879, when former Confederate Democrats in Congress refused to fund the government unless protections for black voters went away.
Jan 18, 2019
NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Kirabo Jackson, a labor economist at Northwestern University, about his research into how increases in spending on education positively influence outcomes in adulthood.
Jan 18, 2019
We armed The Indicator's producers with your questions, and they unleashed them on a roomful of economists at the annual meeting of the American Economic Association.
Jan 18, 2019
The electric automaker is eliminating 7 percent of its workforce in a cost-cutting measure. "The road ahead is very difficult," Musk told employees in an email.
Jan 18, 2019
Justin Dearborn, Tribune Publishing's chairman and CEO, and Ross Levinsohn, CEO of the company's interactive division, are leaving after a series of controversies and a failure to sell the company.
Jan 18, 2019
It's free to be kind, yet managers often ignore the value of appreciation. Christine Porath argues that workers and companies experience real costs when there is incivility in the workplace.
Jan 18, 2019
It turns out, 2018 was the most volatile year ever for the U.S. stock market. But while the market's ups and downs may be nerve-wracking, there might be less cause for alarm than one would think.