Last Build Date: Sat, 01 Oct 2016 09:00:29 -0400Copyright: Copyright 2016 NPR - For Personal Use Only
Sat, 01 Oct 2016 09:00:29 -0400The stock market ended the first three quarters of 2016 on a positive note. Rising stock prices typically help an incumbent party in a presidential election year. But October can be a wild month.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 21:21:28 -0400New show! You asked us questions about the economy and oddities in your world. We answer.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 17:13:00 -0400As news of the closing rippled far beyond the deli's home turf in Manhattan Friday, hundreds of people responded with sadness and disbelief.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 14:57:00 -0400Samsung is advising owners of certain top-loading washers to use only the delicate cycle when washing bulky items because "affected units may experience abnormal vibrations."
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 14:20:00 -0400The staff of In Other Words says the TV comedy is "diametrically opposed to our politics and the vision of society we're organizing to realize."
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 11:16:00 -0400One of New Orleans' favorite desserts is a lasting legacy of an oft-forgotten chapter in the city's history: the banana trade, and its infamous practices.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 07:00:00 -0400Champagne shouldn't be just for special occasions, says wine writer David White. He explains how to choose it, how to pair it with food and how small growers are changing the industry.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 05:00:00 -0400The new system joins a continuous glucose monitor with an insulin pump, which work together to keep blood sugar from going too high or too low. That will make it safer to sleep through the night.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 04:43:00 -0400Recently purchased by Chinese tech tycoon Jack Ma, the South China Morning Post, one of Hong Kong's premier newspapers, seems to be under pressure from mainland China, just like the city it serves.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 16:33:44 -0400A century ago, people relied on nature to make basic things: toothbrushes were made of silver, combs were made of ivory, and clothes were made of cotton. In a lot of ways, life as we know it today, is possible because of plastic. We can now afford phones, computers and medical devices in part because of one chemist's discovery a century ago. But his descendants have some regrets.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 16:33:00 -0400Wells Fargo's John Stumpf was pilloried again Thursday in an appearance before the House Financial Services Committee. Stumpf reiterated his apology for the fake accounts scandal and promised the bank would do better, but it did little good. Many lawmakers wanted to know why it took the bank so long to put an end to the fraudulent practices.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 16:22:00 -0400A fertilizer company says third-party tests show the water contaminated with low-level radiation has not leaked off the site into nearby wells. Residents are upset they were not informed for weeks.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 16:08:00 -0400The court decided to review a lower court decision that found the government could not deny trademarks because of an offensive name.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 14:25:00 -0400A new rule is the most significant overhaul of federal funding regulations for nursing homes in more than two decades. It also requires "nourishing, palatable" food and infection-control plans.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 14:23:00 -0400A Silicon Valley startup wants to use technology to solve the pizza paradox. It's a food that's meant to be delivered but never tastes quite as good upon arrival.