Last Build Date: Tue, 28 Feb 2017 07:00:00 -0500Copyright: Copyright 2017 NPR - For Personal Use Only
Tue, 28 Feb 2017 07:00:00 -0500The island nation is one of the world's biggest exporters of tea, an industry that employs a sizable part of the population. We visit one organic tea farm that shares revenues with its workers.
Tue, 28 Feb 2017 05:03:00 -0500When authors portray a culture that's not their own, inadvertent errors can be offensive. Some writers are turning to "sensitivity readers" who will look for details that don't ring true.
Tue, 28 Feb 2017 05:02:14 -0500A long-shot idea has received recent attention: a plan that would set a price on carbon to encourage energy efficiency and limit the impact of climate change. Even the new CEO of Exxon Mobil backs it.
Tue, 28 Feb 2017 05:01:14 -0500Sweeping tax cuts, for businesses and individuals, will be at or near the top of the list for both the White House and the Republican-controlled Congress. A tax on imports may also be on the table.
Tue, 28 Feb 2017 04:55:00 -0500President Trump's plans, a rebuke of the prevailing push toward globalization, may overlook what's under the hood when it comes to manufacturing.
Tue, 28 Feb 2017 04:43:00 -0500The health law just needs a tuneup, says the CEO of Molina Healthcare, which operates in 12 states and Puerto Rico. The California-based insurer has seen profits, while Humana and Aetna struggled.
Tue, 28 Feb 2017 03:49:00 -0500The Japanese auto parts maker pleaded guilty Monday to fraud and agreed to pay $1 billion for concealing a deadly defect in millions of its air bag inflators.
Tue, 28 Feb 2017 03:03:00 -0500Trump has spoken about his commitment to "buy American and hire American." But what exactly does that mean? Some say it could mean higher costs for construction projects.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 18:13:00 -0500It would be the first time humans have traveled beyond low Earth orbit since the days of Apollo. The mission would be manned and financed by two private, anonymous customers.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 16:37:27 -0500NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with John Feltner, a machinist at the Rexnord plant in Indianapolis, which is moving operations to Mexico. President Trump took credit for preventing a Carrier plant, which is one mile away from the Rexnord plant, from moving some jobs to Mexico.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 16:29:00 -0500The repealed Securities and Exchange Commission rule required oil, gas and mining companies to disclose overseas payments. It was meant to promote transparency in countries riddled with corruption.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 08:52:00 -0500The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership, seen as China's response to the rival TPP, has benefited from a shift in American politics.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 04:59:00 -0500Technology has made for more ways to leak scoops to the press than ever before. And newsrooms across the country are taking advantage of that.
Sun, 26 Feb 2017 20:12:00 -0500It's the first regular season call up to the NBA for the 23-year-old point guard. For the past season and-a-half, he's been playing in the D-League — pro basketball's minor league.
Sun, 26 Feb 2017 13:18:00 -0500Indonesia is the world's fourth-largest coffee producer, exporting more than it consumes. But that's changing, as demand from a rising middle class fuels entrepreneurship and connoisseurship.