It's not just shady smugglers profiting off the misery of refugees pouring into Europe. A Pakistani entrepreneur is tracking the flow of the human river, looking for spots to set up all-service cafes.
Officials in Fort Bragg also ordered restaurants to serve water to customers only upon request. As part of a stage 3 water emergency, things like washing cars using city water are prohibited, too.
Harvesting grapes usually takes thousands of workers. But a new raisin grape variety bred in Central California could dramatically cut down on the need for labor.
California wineries use between 2.5 to 6 gallons of water to make a gallon of wine, not including irrigation water and other needs. But drought is forcing the industry to conserve in new ways.
"AB InBev is very substantially undervaluing SABMiller," says the chairman of SABMiller, Jan du Plessis.
Even if an employer contributes to an HSA, the money belongs to the worker, who can move it to find better services or lower fees.
If the United Automobile Workers union does strike, it would be the first against a Detroit automaker in eight years. Workers previously rejected a deal presented by union leadership and management.
Gov. Jerry Brown signed the measure while surrounded by women and girls at Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historical Park northeast of San Francisco.
After revelations it cheated emissions tests, Volkswagen is vowing to win back the public's trust. But, experts say, it will take a long time. First, the automaker needs to let the crisis play out.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is considering a rule that would prohibit consumer credit firms from requiring customers to sign away their right to sue.
China and its trade practices are often blamed for U.S. economic woes. But once upon a time, it was the tea trade with China that created American magnates — with some catastrophic consequences.
NPR's Robert Siegel talks with John Ourand of Sports Business Daily about the scandal in the multi-billion dollar industry of fantasy sports after two major companies were accused of insider trading.
NPR's Robert Siegel interviews Democratic Rep. Sandy Levin, ranking minority member of the Ways and Means Committee, who monitored Trans-Pacific Partnership talks and advocated changes to the deal.
About half of workers in the U.S. have no retirement plan on the job. State run IRA-type programs are increasingly popular, with at least 20 states introducing legislation to create these programs.
The FAA is proposing a nearly $2 million fine against a drone operator it says was operating outside the rules and endangering safety. NPR talks to the head of the FAA about what's behind the hefty penalty.
Negotiators reached agreement on a massive trade deal this week. It sets in motion a complex political fight — one that involves federal policy, the national economy, President Obama's legacy, and creates a backdrop for the 2016 presidential election.
As Miami pushes a rezoning plan to encourage redevelopment, residents are worried gentrification will change Little Havana's historic character and push longtime residents out of the neighborhood.
Hillary Clinton said Monday that the gun industry isn't legally responsible for its behavior. She's (partially) right.
Executives were taking part in meetings about how the company would slash nearly 3,000 jobs when hundreds of workers stormed the Air France offices Monday.
The Federal Aviation Administration said it was the largest civil penalty the agency has ever proposed after drone use allegedly endangered airspace safety.