Last Build Date: Mon, 20 Feb 2017 16:40:00 -0500Copyright: Copyright 2017 NPR - For Personal Use Only
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 16:40:00 -0500In his campaign to become president, Donald Trump vowed to bring back coal jobs. NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Rob Godby, director of the Center for Energy Economics and Public Policy at the University of Wyoming, about the outlook for the coal industry in the U.S.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 16:40:00 -0500China is suspending coal imports from North Korea, one of the country's economic lifelines. The Chinese government says the move is part of United Nations sanctions against North Korea's nuclear and missile programs.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 08:00:00 -0500East Coast brewers have been making unfiltered, unpasteurized, hazy IPAs for about a decade. Their customers love the aromas and murky look of the beers. Now, the hazy beer craze has gone national.
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 14:41:00 -0500Mark Zuckerberg has announced a plan to make Facebook the only primary platform people use to connect to others virtually. But he fails to discuss the responsibilities that come with that power.
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 07:58:02 -0500Decades ago, Garden City, Kan., embraced the meat industry, and immigrants flocked there for jobs. The city worked hard to absorb newcomers, but now its economy and diverse community are in jeopardy.
Sat, 18 Feb 2017 11:37:00 -0500China's commerce ministry announced Saturday it will be freezing imports through the end of the year. North Korea, which does 90 percent of its business with China, relies on coal as its No. 1 export.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 13:00:00 -0500The president's visit to the North Charleston plant comes after the company's employees voted against unionizing. "We want products made in America, made by American hands," he said.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 08:01:00 -0500Discussions of a border wall happen at the intersection of environmental and civil rights.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 04:59:00 -0500Charlie Shrem went to prison for his involvement in Bitcoin trading. Now he's out and part of the next evolution of Bitcoin's future, investments that trade using Bitcoin's underlying technology.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 16:31:00 -0500Trade in food between the U.S. and Mexico has exploded over the past 15 years. President Trump is talking about restricting that trade, but when it comes to food, such moves could backfire.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 11:50:00 -0500The president's first choice, Andrew Puzder, withdrew his nomination on Wednesday after facing criticism from members of both parties.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 06:38:00 -0500After milkmaids helped discover vaccination, we spent the next 150 years learning how to keep ourselves safe from germs. By the 1960s, we thought the battle was finally over. If only!
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 04:41:00 -0500Departing Federal Reserve Board member Daniel Tarullo was a key architect of post-crisis financial reforms. He talks about how those reforms have worked and what could help in the future.
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 17:21:00 -0500Those "expiration" labels on packaged food may confuse consumers and dupe them into throwing good food in the trash. Two major food industry associations want to change that and are proposing reforms.
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 04:33:00 -0500In the last election, it became easier to see the political divide between urban and rural areas. Now, people from California are moving to northern Idaho to find people similar to them.