Gas prices are falling — and so are hybrid car sales. Analysts say better gas mileage for traditional vehicles, combined with low gas prices, are giving hybrids a run for their money.
Now that unemployment has slipped below 6 percent, there's renewed interest in what the Federal Reserve's target for joblessness should be. Some economists worry that inflation will resurface.
Kinsey Wilson, hailed by many observers as a digital visionary, was abruptly ousted earlier this month. CEO Jarl Mohn says he sees untapped opportunities for growth in radio and digital audiences.
NPR listeners recently threw open their kitchen cabinets and showed off their collections of the brightly colored Fiesta dishware line: stacks of mix-and-match plates, favorite mugs, family heirlooms.
Just a few years ago, authors were predicting production would soon hit a peak and then decline. But since then, supplies have surged. So are the forecasters now slapping themselves in the head?
FBI Director James Comey used his first major policy address to warn that new encryption techniques could lock out law enforcement trying to solve crimes. He wants a back door into smartphones.
Gas prices are plunging and before it's all over, some experts say Americans will be paying a $1 a gallon less than a few months ago. That could mean $1,000 more per household in extra spending money.
To examine the turn global stock markets took this week, Linda Wertheimer talks to David Wessel, director of the Hutchins Center at the Brookings Institution and a Wall Street Journal contributor.
Phil Mortillaro dropped out of school and became a locksmith. Now he owns a Manhattan locksmith shop with his son, Philip Jr. Philip says his dad and the store have become a neighborhood institution.
The addition of the benefit by Facebook and Apple comes as tech companies face mounting pressure to hire more women, but some warn it may increase pressure those employees feel to put off having kids.
World Bank President Jim Kim believes the world has moved too slow in battling Ebola. And closing off travel from West Africa, he says, is not the answer.
New York's Attorney General released a report that says nearly three-quarters of Airbnb's listings in New York City are illegal. Airbnb says it wants to work with regulators on sensible rules.
The state's attorney general says nearly three-quarters of Airbnb's listings in New York City are illegal. The company says local laws should be changed to accommodate the sharing economy.
Growing numbers of lenders are getting tech savvy, remotely disabling debtors' cars and tracking customer data to ensure timely payment of subprime auto loans.
Regulators in Mexico said Banamex should have spotted red flags that resulted in a $400 million fraud. Earlier this week, Citigroup announced it had discovered a $15 million fraud.
What do people up and down the income ladder do for work?
Oil is down 25 percent since June, unleashing ripples around the globe that range from lower gas prices in the U.S. to budget problems in Russia to political pressures in the Middle East.
Rachel Martin talks with KPCC's Annie Gilbertson about the pending resignation of John Deasy, who had been at the center of a controversial plan to purchase 700,000 iPads for students and teachers.
HBO has announced that it will launch a streaming service similar to its current HBO GO service in 2015. Analysts say the service could undermine cable's channel bundles and give viewers more control.
Oil is denominated in dollars. When the dollar is strong compared to other currencies, it makes oil cheaper in the U.S. but more costly in many other countries. And that puts a crimp in global demand.