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Dec 10, 2018
UK Prime Minister Theresa May's plan to exit the European Union has hit a wall. What happens now?
Dec 10, 2018
Autonomous vehicles could be the "most disruptive technology to hit society worldwide since the advent of the motor car," says former New York City traffic commissioner Sam Schwartz.
Dec 10, 2018
Ghosn was arrested last month — and ousted as chairman of Nissan — after he was accused of concealing income from the Japanese government.
Dec 10, 2018
A U.N. climate report says the only way to avoid the worst climate impacts will be to suck carbon emissions out of the air. Researchers are trying to find a feasible way to do that.
Dec 9, 2018
The move follows an NPR investigation that found thousands of teachers had grants unfairly converted to loans.
Dec 9, 2018
California has some of the strictest building codes in the country for homes built in areas with wildfire risk. But recent fires show that even the most fire-resistant homes will burn.
Dec 7, 2018
An aging population and low birth rate have led lawmakers to accept semi-skilled non-Japanese temporary laborers.
Dec 7, 2018
Oil prices jumped higher Friday on news of a deal between OPEC and Russia to cut production. Global oil prices have fallen 30 percent in recent months.
Dec 7, 2018
In honor of jobs day, we look at the jobs that used to be high-paying, that are now low-paying. What happened to these jobs? And what can it tell us about the U.S. economy?
Dec 7, 2018
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer about America's trade relationship with China, and what he hopes the tariffs on Chinese goods will accomplish.
Dec 7, 2018
Many websites make a business of posting mugshots, then charging those people to take them down, but it's hard to stop. The reasons have to do with how First Amendment freedoms are protected.
Dec 7, 2018
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Josh Gackle, a soybean farmer in Kulm, N.D., about how the United States' ongoing trade negotiations with China have impacted crops this year.
Dec 7, 2018
Sheldon Harnick, John Russell and Steve Young discuss "industrial musicals," Broadway-style productions written and performed at the behest of corporations. Originally broadcast Nov. 5, 2013.
Dec 7, 2018
Ignoring pressure from President Trump to keep the oil flowing, OPEC, Russia and other producers have agreed to cut production. They hope to stem a 30 percent drop in oil prices in recent weeks.
Dec 7, 2018
Fast fashion is wreaking havoc on the environment. That's why Jessi Arrington makes a point of (almost) never buying anything new. She explains how she builds a sustainable wardrobe that looks great.