Last Build Date: Fri, 21 Oct 2016 18:52:04 -0400Copyright: Copyright 2016 NPR - For Personal Use Only
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 18:52:04 -0400Venezuela has just about every economic advantage a country could ask for: fertile land, good climate, educated population, and oil, lots and lots of oil. So how did it go so wrong?
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 15:20:00 -0400A hacking attack against a major Internet infrastructure company, Dyn, has prompted intermittent disruptions across the Web. Hackers used a network of infected Internet-connected devices.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 07:00:01 -0400Palestinians are flocking to a string of Nutella cafés that have popped up in the region. The cafes offer a welcome refuge from the realities of living in a conflict zone.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 05:09:00 -0400The White House says it plans to retaliate against Russia for cyberattacks. Cybersecurity has been a constant issue on the campaign trail. No candidate professes to have expertise in this policy area.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 05:09:00 -0400In the ongoing scandal engulfing Wells Fargo, the bank says it fired wrongdoers. But some workers say they were trying to blow the whistle and Wells Fargo fired them.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 20:35:00 -0400The pharmaceutical company Ariad raised the price of a leukemia drug multiple times during a four-year period even as reports of serious cardiovascular side effects mounted.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 19:58:00 -0400Elon Musk, Tesla's CEO, says once the technology is fully enabled, the cars will be able to drive with no human input. Musk says previously built Teslas can't be retrofitted with the latest features.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 16:19:46 -0400Those self-checkout machines in the supermarkets and other stores have remained pretty much unchanged since the 1990s. They still don't work very well. Why can't they get better? We take a shopping trip with the inventor who describes the issue as a cognitive problem and a shoplifting problem.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 16:19:00 -0400NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks with Gulf Peninsula expert Gregory Gause about Saudi Arabia selling bonds to raise money and what this means for the country in the long run.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 15:23:00 -0400Several U.S. cities have sugary drink taxes on the ballot. As efforts to reduce soda consumption gain traction around the world, critics say the industry is using the tobacco playbook to fight back.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 11:37:00 -0400Donald Trump's campaign ran its own broadcast of the presidential debate Wednesday night. Many saw it as the first incarnation of a rumored Trump cable news channel.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 05:03:00 -0400A report shows some journalists and ex-journalists contributed to presidential campaigns. Steve Inskeep talks to Len Downie, former executive editor of The Washington Post and professor of journalism.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 21:54:23 -0400A doctor treating psychiatric patients in an emergency room created the first self-checkout machine in his spare time. Now he can't stand self checkout. So we take him shopping.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 19:39:00 -0400The bank has come under fire since acknowledging that employees, trying to meet sales targets, opened millions of accounts without customer authorization.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 16:27:00 -0400As the soda industry gears up to spend $9.5 million to oppose the soda tax proposals in San Francisco, Oakland, Calif, and Albany, Calif., critics point out the industry has also been wooing public health groups with sponsorship deals.