A spokeswoman for Burt's Bees said in an emailed statement that Burt Shavtiz died of respiratory complications in Bangor, Maine, on Sunday surrounded by family and friends.
The main Shanghai Stock Index has lost 30 percent since mid-June, triggering margin calls that have fueled further selling.
By a decisive margin, the people rejected a package of austerity measures from international creditors and handed their leaders a mandate to try to renegotiate the deal.
When the U.S. re-opens its embassy in Havana, it will increase its staff. That should mean more help for American businesses hoping to gain a foothold on the Communist island.
Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis says there's as much at stake for the rest of Europe as for Greece itself should they fail to reach an acceptable bailout deal.
NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with Felix Sanchez, chairman and co-founder of the National Hispanic Foundation for the Arts, about Republican presidential candidate Trump's remarks on Mexican immigrants.
The health insurance company Aetna announced Friday it will buy rival Humana for $37 million. The merger comes as other health insurers consider consolidating to cut costs.
Real estate mogul and reality TV star Donald Trump is polling surprisingly well in New Hampshire. NPR unpacks Trump's appeal to the state's voters.
The health insurance company Aetna announced Friday it will buy rival Humana for $37 billion. The merger comes as other health insurers consider consolidating to cut costs.
The country's banks could hardly be in a more precarious position. The European Central Bank has stopped lending Greece money and a referendum Sunday could spell the country's exit from the eurozone.
Also this week, misconceptions about slavery. And, the struggle for gay Christians trying to keep the faith.
After the firing of a key figure at the website, moderators of many of Reddit's most popular sections have gone private in apparent protest.
If the deal passes antitrust scrutiny, it would be the largest such acquisition in the insurance industry. It's the latest sign of consolidation in health insurance in the wake of Obamacare.
West African cocoa farmers earn less than $1 a day. Those low wages could jeopardize the future of chocolate labor, as young farmers find better opportunities to earn a living, a new report warns.
A new poll shows that those favoring the bailout hold a wafer-thin plurality despite Greece's premier labeling the international deal "blackmail."
The Internet flipped out when Sealed Air announced a new type of bubble wrap. It'll be cheaper to store and ship — but less satisfying to pop. The company adds it will keep selling the old stuff.
On Sunday, the people of Greece will vote on their country's future. What happens when voters are asked to choose between two options that could send their country down two very different paths?
With the Supreme Court decision, it appears the Affordable Care Act will stand, but that doesn't mean the law's troubles are over. Renee Montagne talks to Julie Rovner of the Kaiser Family Foundation.
The business of selling marijuana legally — for medical and recreational purposes — is expanding. But so are concerns that African-Americans are being shut out of this new industry.
When you're buying a smartphone, chances are you don't dig too deeply into the personal assistant. Google aims to change that — and in the process, it's testing our appetite for privacy in a big way.