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Thu, 08 Dec 2016 17:08:00 -0500China's top court has handed basketball legend Michael Jordan a victory in a long-running trademark dispute over the use of his name by a Chinese company.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 16:54:00 -0500A report from the surgeon general warns that "nicotine is addictive and harmful for youth and young adults," and notes e-cigarettes are increasingly popular among people under 25.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 16:43:00 -0500A fund guaranteeing health coverage and pensions to retired mine workers is about to run dry. Congress has been reluctant to pick up the tab. Democrats from coal country say it's time to act.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 16:40:22 -0500Donald Trump used his Twitter account to lash out at Chuck Jones, the union official in Indiana who said Trump lied about the Carrier deal. Jones thinks Trump took credit for saving some jobs that were never at risk.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 16:40:00 -0500Multiple news outlets are reporting that President-elect Trump has selected fast food magnate Andy Puzder as secretary of Labor.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 16:40:00 -0500NPR's Ari Shapiro talks to former Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm, about how she convinced companies to stay in the state during the economic recession by offering a package of tax incentives and other perks.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 15:24:00 -0500The chief executive of CKE Holdings, the parent company of Hardee's and Carl's Jr., is an outspoken critic of raising the minimum wage and increasing overtime and workplace safety regulations.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 13:27:00 -0500The ban applies to ticket sales for any public event that can be attended by 200 or more people.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 12:58:00 -0500Blue Seal ice cream was launched after World War II for American soldiers stationed in Okinawa, Japan. Today, it's a fusion of American and Okinawan tastes that's loved by locals and tourists alike.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 12:20:00 -0500An Indiana union official says Donald Trump overstated the number of jobs he saved at a Carrier plant. He soon found himself on the receiving end of Trump's Twitter feed and harassing phone calls.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 20:08:54 -0500All types of companies are struggling with burnout. Many try to fix it. Most of them fail. One exception: A 26-year-old call center manager, with stress balls and costumes in her arsenal.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 19:04:00 -0500Real people hurt by fake news can sue under defamation law. But University of Denver law professor Derigan Silver notes that winning monetary damages doesn't undo the damage to a person's reputation.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 17:00:00 -0500Royal Dutch Shell has signed an agreement to develop oil and gas fields in Iran, despite the nuclear deal's uncertain future. It's the largest energy company to return since sanctions were lifted.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 16:49:00 -0500Linda McMahon is the co-founder of the pro-wrestling enterprise World Wrestling Entertainment. The Republican twice ran to become the first female U.S. senator for Connecticut, but lost both bids.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 16:31:00 -0500NPR's Ari Shapiro talks to Mark Wu, assistant professor at Harvard Law School and a former U.S. trade negotiator, about how Trump would impose a 45 percent tariff on Chinese goods, as he has promised.