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Thu, 23 Feb 2017 16:26:00 -0500A charismatic populist president in Argentina wanted to boost manufacturing and create jobs. So she told companies that if they wanted to sell their products in Argentina, they had to build them there, too.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 16:17:00 -0500Talks between Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Homeland Security chief John Kelly with their Mexican counterparts were intended to smooth out growing tensions between the two countries.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 13:27:00 -0500Every winter people flock to the frigid lakes of Canada and the northern U.S.A. to ice fish. According to a new study, thislow and seemingly harmless sport has some risks of injuries.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 10:18:00 -0500For many Asian-Americans, this kind of discrimination means that the pressure to change their names and shed the perpetual foreigner stereotype is strong.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 07:00:00 -0500Some African countries have long witnessed mysterious outbreaks of paralysis. Affected regions are poor and conflict-ridden, where people's main food is a bitter, poisonous variety of cassava.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 16:40:00 -0500In his campaign to become president, Donald Trump vowed to bring back coal jobs. NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Rob Godby, director of the Center for Energy Economics and Public Policy at the University of Wyoming, about the outlook for the coal industry in the U.S.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 16:40:00 -0500China is suspending coal imports from North Korea, one of the country's economic lifelines. The Chinese government says the move is part of United Nations sanctions against North Korea's nuclear and missile programs.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 08:00:00 -0500East Coast brewers have been making unfiltered, unpasteurized, hazy IPAs for about a decade. Their customers love the aromas and murky look of the beers. Now, the hazy beer craze has gone national.
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 14:41:00 -0500Mark Zuckerberg has announced a plan to make Facebook the only primary platform people use to connect to others virtually. But he fails to discuss the responsibilities that come with that power.
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 07:58:02 -0500Decades ago, Garden City, Kan., embraced the meat industry, and immigrants flocked there for jobs. The city worked hard to absorb newcomers, but now its economy and diverse community are in jeopardy.
Sat, 18 Feb 2017 11:37:00 -0500China's commerce ministry announced Saturday it will be freezing imports through the end of the year. North Korea, which does 90 percent of its business with China, relies on coal as its No. 1 export.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 13:00:00 -0500The president's visit to the North Charleston plant comes after the company's employees voted against unionizing. "We want products made in America, made by American hands," he said.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 08:01:00 -0500Discussions of a border wall happen at the intersection of environmental and civil rights.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 04:59:00 -0500Charlie Shrem went to prison for his involvement in Bitcoin trading. Now he's out and part of the next evolution of Bitcoin's future, investments that trade using Bitcoin's underlying technology.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 16:31:00 -0500Trade in food between the U.S. and Mexico has exploded over the past 15 years. President Trump is talking about restricting that trade, but when it comes to food, such moves could backfire.