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Tue, 24 Jan 2017 10:35:49 -0500The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau reports that 59 percent of people contacted by a debt collector had outstanding medical bills. Telecommunications and utility bills trailed far behind.
Tue, 24 Jan 2017 10:33:00 -0500The pipelines had been blocked by the Obama administration, and President Trump's actions are expected to reignite the energy vs. environment debate.
Tue, 24 Jan 2017 05:06:00 -0500United says operations should be back to normal Tuesday after a computer issue grounded domestic flights Sunday. It's the latest of many technology problems that have grounded big airlines' flights.
Tue, 24 Jan 2017 05:06:00 -0500Donald Trump on Monday signed a memorandum withdrawing from the TPP. He also wants to renegotiate NAFTA. Rachel Martin talks to Stephen Moore, who advised Trump during the presidential campaign.
Tue, 24 Jan 2017 05:05:00 -0500The Affordable Care Act made it faster and easier for a coal miner with black lung to get compensation benefits. Many in coal country want that provision retained, even if the larger law is repealed.
Tue, 24 Jan 2017 05:04:00 -0500Farmers are shy; chefs are ferocious. But they need each other to put local food on restaurant tables. A "speed-dating" event in Washington, D.C. matches farmers with chefs, aided by free beer.
Tue, 24 Jan 2017 05:03:00 -0500The president greeted business leaders on his first full weekday in office by promising to eliminate three-fourths of federal regulations. Easier said than done. Much easier.
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 18:53:00 -0500Recently discovered tweets show Sean Spicer has been at odds with the "ice cream of the future" for years. On Monday, Dippin' Dots tried to end the feud with a letter asking to be friends.
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 17:34:00 -0500For many weeks, the president said he would step away from managing his businesses, but he offered no evidence. Now documents are turning up, showing he no longer is listed as top executive.
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 17:24:00 -0500A champion of limited government, Pai has indicated plans to reel back Internet and other regulations. As FCC commissioner since 2012, Pai typically was a reliable opponent of Democrats' proposals.
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 16:35:00 -0500In his decision, Judge John Bates said he believed health insurance giant Aetna had tried to leverage its original support for Obamacare to get federal approval for its acquisition of rival Humana.
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 16:31:00 -0500NPR's Robert Siegel talks to Deepak Gupta of the Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington, about the non-profit's lawsuit against President Trump claiming he is violation of the Emoluments Clause of the Constitution.
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 16:31:00 -0500As the new Trump administration begins, NPR takes a look at what conflicts of interest the new president has cleared up and what remains to be done.
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 16:31:00 -0500NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Czech State Secretary for European Affairs Tomáš Prouza about the how the new government unit specializing in monitoring fake news has been working since it started this year.
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 16:31:00 -0500Economist Matthew Gentzkow has quantified the impact fake news had on Donald Trump's election. NPR's Robert Siegel talks to Gentzkow about his research.