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Casualty Of Trade Tensions: Harley-Davidson Shifting More Production Overseas

2 hours 46 min ago

Harley-Davidson says new tariffs from the European Union are prompting the company to shift production of motorcycles sold in Europe overseas. The EU tariffs were in response to U.S. tariffs.

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To Answer Hollywood's Diversity Problem, California Program Hands Kids The Camera

Sun, 06/24/2018 - 4:27pm

This weekend, Youth Cinema Project students screened their films for the public. The program aims to create a pipeline to get kids of color in underachieving schools into the filmmaking industry.

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How A Small Business Is Handling Steel Tariffs

Sat, 06/23/2018 - 6:55am

Scott Simon speaks to Jeff Padnos, a small business owner in Michigan, about how recent U.S. tariffs on steel and aluminum are affecting his family's scrap recycling business.

Reporter John Carreyrou On The 'Bad Blood' Of Theranos

Sat, 06/23/2018 - 6:55am

NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Wall Street Journal investigative reporter John Carreyrou about his new book, Bad Blood, which takes a deep look at the Theranos scandal.

What The Supreme Court's Tax Decision Means For South Dakota

Sat, 06/23/2018 - 6:55am

A Supreme Court ruling this past week could change how online retailers get taxed. NPR's Scott Simon talks with South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley, who argued the case in front of the court.

Large Methane Leaks Threaten Perception Of 'Clean' Natural Gas

Sat, 06/23/2018 - 3:30am

A new study finds that oil and gas operations are leaking 60 percent more methane than previously reported by the federal government.

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MoviePass / Fail?

Fri, 06/22/2018 - 4:12pm

If you pay MoviePass 10 dollars a month, you can go to the movies every day. Great for customers, but hard on a company's bottom line. Today on the show, what's the plan, MoviePass?

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More Oil From OPEC May Not Mean Relief At The Gas Pumps Anytime Soon

Fri, 06/22/2018 - 3:10pm

Drivers might be cheering OPEC's decision to increase oil production, but analysts say the extra supply isn't expected to drive gasoline prices down in time for summer vacation season.

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Emails Raise Questions About Interior Secretary Zinke's Link With Oil Executive

Fri, 06/22/2018 - 9:00am

Congressional Democrats and a public watchdog group are calling for an ethics investigation into the secretary over a land deal between the Zinke family and oil and gas company Halliburton.

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EU Tariffs Take Effect, Retaliating For Trump's Taxes On Imported Steel And Aluminum

Fri, 06/22/2018 - 7:40am

More than $3 billion worth of U.S. goods — from bourbon and peanut butter to Harley-Davidson motorcycles — are now under a 25 percent tariff in Europe.

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EU Begins Tariffs On U.S. Goods

Fri, 06/22/2018 - 4:17am

On Friday, the European Union starts imposing retaliatory tariffs on U.S. goods, from steel and aluminum to orange juice and bourbon.

Charles Krauthammer, Pulitzer-Winning Columnist, Dies Of Cancer

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 5:42pm

Krauthammer, who was a columnist for the Washington Post and a commentator for Fox News, wrote earlier this month that he had "no regrets." He was 68.

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How Relevant Is The Dow Jones As A Measure Of The Economy?

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 4:48pm

This week the Dow Jones dropped GE, one of the original companies that made up the market-monitoring average. NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks to author and professor Charles Geisst of Manhattan College about the relevance of the Dow today.

GE's Fall From Dow Jones Is The Downfall Of An American Icon

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 4:48pm

One of the greatest companies of the previous century, General Electric brought "good things to life" and was "imagination at work." It minted CEOs for other companies, and it was a member of the Dow Jones from the beginning.

Why Alternatives To Tariffs Can Be More Effective

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 3:34pm

Historically, tariffs have proved to be a blunt instrument that aren't as effective as other measures. Past examples show how countries get around them, and why other tactics work better.

White House Proposes Merging Education And Labor Departments

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 2:51pm

The pitch goes all-in on workforce development.

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Teenage (Employment) Wasteland

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 1:52pm

The teen summer job is a vaunted that is fading. Today's teenagers just aren't working as much as their forebears. And that could have serious implications for America's labor market.

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Supreme Court Rules That Online Sellers May Collect State Sales Taxes On Purchases

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 10:50am

NPR Legal Affairs Correspondent Nina Totenberg discusses what the Supreme Court's ruling on online shopping means for sellers and state revenues.

Supreme Court Ruling Means Some Online Purchases Will Cost More

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 9:55am

States will reap billions after a major ruling that says states may now impose sales taxes on Internet retailers, even ones out of state and with no physical presence in the state.

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With Billions At Stake, Supreme Court Rules States May Tax Online Retailers

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 9:55am

The Supreme Court on Thursday held that states may impose sales taxes on Internet retailers with no physical presence within the state.

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