Last Build Date: Mon, 24 Oct 2016 04:36:00 -0400Copyright: Copyright 2016 NPR - For Personal Use Only
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 04:36:00 -0400The Fort Calhoun nuclear plant in Nebraska shuts down Monday, 17 years ahead of schedule. It is just the latest U.S. nuclear plant to close because it can't compete with other cheaper energy.
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 08:24:00 -0400The next wave of low power FM stations is coming on the air. Initially restricted to rural areas because of interference concerns, nearly 2,000 new stations have been approved — many in urban areas.
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 08:24:00 -0400AT&T and Time Warner agreed Saturday to an $85 billion merger that, if approved by federal regulators, would create a mammoth media and telecommunications company.
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 08:24:00 -0400Minimum wages are on their way to $15 an hour in New York and California. Workers look forward to the bump. But some small businesses are bracing for a hit to their bottom line.
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 17:11:00 -0400It emerged Saturday that AT&T is set to buy Time Warner for about $85 billion. If approved by federal regulators, the merger would create a mammoth media and telecommunications company.
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 10:09:00 -0400Kids may be little. But the cost of paying for someone to take care of them is really big. Stressed-out parents are pinching pennies, driving for Uber and putting off saving and having more kids.
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 08:10:00 -0400Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte announced his "separation" from the U.S. this week. Cornell University Professor Thomas Pepinsky talks to NPR's Scott Simon about the implications.
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 08:10:00 -0400A restaurant in Washington D.C. that has long been a haven for Central American immigrants is adapting to gentrification in the neighborhood.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 20:19:00 -0400The Association of Pennsylvania State College and University Faculties and Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education reached a tentative agreement on the third day of a walkout.
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 18:06:00 -0400At this week's presidential debate, Donald Trump compared growth rates in the three countries. Here's what the experts have to say.
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.
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 17:51:00 -0400She sells clothes from the back of her car. But business is dropping. Like many Zimbabweans, she faces a crippled economy, high unemployment and a shortage of cash.
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.