Ronny Marty talks about his experience — and the report he helped write as a member of the U.S. Advisory Council on Human Trafficking.
Five of the six largest agrochemical chemical companies are currently involved in mergers that may lead to four companies controlling the basics that farmers use to grow food globally.
It's a toss-up between lack of disclosure, if the problem is known, and lack of accountability, if the causes of early fire reports were unknown or misdiagnosed but blamed on the battery nonetheless.
A report from a brand-consulting firm suggests that if the presidential candidates were cereal brands they probably wouldn't be on your breakfast table.
In Samsung's home country, the conglomerate was already feeling the heat in more ways than one.
Author and law professor Tim Wu says much of the "free" content on the web comes at a price to users, who are subjected to ads that are targeted specifically at them and increasingly hard to ignore.
A generation of young men missed out on the HPV vaccine. Now, 29-year-old journalist Jake Harper wonders if that's putting him and other men at risk.
Some spa-like clinics will inject an expensive mix of water and vitamins into your bloodstream, ostensibly to ward off illness and boost energy. But can't drinking fluids offer the same benefit?
David Savona of Cigar Aficionado talks about the lifting of restrictions on importing cigars from Cuba, and why Cuban cigars are so special to smokers.
On Monday, Sotheby's will auction off a Nobel economics prize medal awarded to John Nash in 1994. So, how much is a Nobel medal worth?
Data analytics firms that analyze vast amounts of public social media are a tool for law enforcement. But there are signs that Twitter, Facebook and others are shutting off access to that data.
Politics dominated the news this week. But the business world also had some interesting stories. Here are just three, involving: Black Friday shopping; sham bank accounts and dining out.
More than 150 countries have reached a major agreement in Kigali, Rwanda to reduce emissions of a powerful chemical used in refrigeration and air conditioning that traps heat in Earth's atmosphere.
When you encounter sexual harassment and offensive comments at work, what should you do? NPR's Scott Simon asks psychologist Gail Stern about how to respond when you you're in a difficult situation.
Allegations about Donald Trump's behavior toward women have revived a debate over sexual assault and harassment in the workplace. The problem persists — but those who witness it can help. Here's how.
Subaru's sales had been slumping for years. So the car company took a big risk and targeted a group of consumers that just about everyone else was ignoring.
Political lawn signs are common, but most business owners avoid them for fear they will upset customers. But some businesses are prominently showing their support during this divisive election.
The emergency order from the Department of Transportation bans the smartphones from aircraft for posing a fire hazard. All Note7 devices are being recalled.
Wells Fargo's CEO has said the banking scandal was the the fault of some bad apples at the company who have been fired. But former workers are now speaking out and telling NPR they were "good apples," and they were fired, too. Some were fired after calling the company's ethics line repeatedly to complain about the gaming and fraud and oppressive sales culture at the company. And some say being fired by Wells Fargo a few years ago has badly damaged their careers ever since.
Gun-makers and sellers have broad legal immunity from claims over the criminal misuse of firearms "when the product functioned as designed and intended," a Connecticut judge says.