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Larry Wilmore's 'Nightly Show' Will Air For The Last Time Thursday

Mon, 08/15/2016 - 2:59pm

Cancellation of the satirical news show comes a year and a half into its run. It had replaced The Colbert Report. Comedy Central's president said it wasn't "resonating" with audiences.

Fishing And Foraging: How To Catch Your Seafood, Ethically

Mon, 08/15/2016 - 9:00am

Fisherman Kirk Lombard's new book teaches people to fish and forage along the northern California coast, while urging them to harvest in moderation, follow regulations and respect sea creatures.

Will Your Prescription Meds Be Covered Next Year? Better Check!

Mon, 08/15/2016 - 3:32am

Insurers have released the latest lists of prescription drugs they won't cover in 2017. Express Scripts is excluding 85 drugs and CVS Caremark, 131. Some drugs for diabetes and asthma are out.

How Gig Economy Workers Make A Living

Sun, 08/14/2016 - 7:32am

NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with economics professor Alan Krueger of Princeton University about how people participate in the gig economy — particularly as Uber drivers — to supplement their incomes.

Cuba Prepares For Onslaught Of American Tourists As Commercial Flights Open Up

Sun, 08/14/2016 - 7:32am

Commercial flights from the U.S. to Cuba begin this fall, and Cubans are preparing for a wave of American tourists. But some wonder how the surge in visitors might alter the island's slow pace.

Activists Gather To Push For $15 Federal Minimum Wage

Sat, 08/13/2016 - 4:02pm

As activists gather in Richmond, Va. for a rally in support of a $15 minimum wage, stakeholders on both sides of the debate speak about how best to raise wages across the country.

Airbnb Hikes Paris Rental Housing Market Prices

Sat, 08/13/2016 - 7:54am

The city of Berlin just banned Airbnb because it was swallowing up long-term rentals and driving up prices. Paris is now struggling to temper the explosion of the rental site for the same reasons.

Verizon Transforms To Contend In Silicon Valley

Sat, 08/13/2016 - 7:54am

After acquiring Yahoo, Verizon ranks third in digital advertising and is a major player in media and tech. It wants to play in the Silicon Valley sandbox — but don't expect a full transformation yet.

'The Travel Detective' Explains How Airlines Became A 'Mafia'

Sat, 08/13/2016 - 7:54am

Airlines are making record profits, but more fees and flight cancellations haven't made air travel great recently. Travel journalist Peter Greenberg talks about the reasons why.

How Did Trump's and Clinton's Economic Policy Speeches Compare?

Sat, 08/13/2016 - 6:31am

While both candidates diverge vastly on many issues, they also have some surprising areas of agreement.

Fox News Names Roger Ailes' Replacements

Fri, 08/12/2016 - 3:32pm

Rupert Murdoch has selected a new leadership team of longtime network executives. Bill Shine and Jack Abernethy will be co-presidents. Ailes was forced out amid sexual harassment charges.

In The Pacific Northwest, Oil Train Derailment Highlights Potential Dangers

Fri, 08/12/2016 - 3:31pm

The number of trains carrying oil along the Columbia River between Oregon and Washington could dramatically increase. There's a plan to ship more oil from the Bakken region of North Dakota to a proposed oil terminal in southwest Washington state. An oil train derailment earlier this year has shown the potential danger faced by the region.

More Women Step Forward To Accuse Roger Ailes Of Sexual Harassment

Fri, 08/12/2016 - 3:31pm

Roger Ailes lost his job as chairman and CEO of the Fox News Channel amid allegations of sexual harassment, and since his resignation, the scandal has grown in scope. On Friday, Fox also announced changes to the network's leadership.

Platform Check: Trump, Clinton Deliver Competing Economic Policy Speeches

Fri, 08/12/2016 - 3:31pm

NPR's Audie Cornish talks to economist Diane Swonk about the economic plans of Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton.

New TV Series Rely On Nostalgia To Hook Viewers

Fri, 08/12/2016 - 4:05am

From Happy Days to The Wonder Years, television has long looked to the past for inspiration. Some new shows dig into 1980s and '90s nostalgia: The Get Down, Stranger Things and MacGyver among them.

2 Resign From Panel Set Up To Rehab Panama's Financial System

Fri, 08/12/2016 - 4:05am

Millions of documents — dubbed the Panama Papers — were released earlier this year that showed how a local law firm hid the money of the world's rich and famous in offshore accounts.

After Criticism, Trump Adds Women To His Economic Advisory Team

Thu, 08/11/2016 - 5:18pm

The new advisers include several longtime GOP fundraisers and critics of Hillary Clinton. The GOP presidential nominee's initial list last week consisted entirely of white men.

Huffington Post Founder Moves On To New Online Startup

Thu, 08/11/2016 - 4:45pm

Arianna Huffington, who established the news site in 2005, is going to focus on Thrive Global. She says it will address health and striking a balance between work and personal life.

Hillary Clinton Outlines Economic Policy In Rebuttal To Donald Trump

Thu, 08/11/2016 - 3:33pm

Hillary Clinton's economic speech Thursday in Michigan is intended to be a rejoinder to Donald Trump's earlier address on the same subject in the same state.

How Rural Farming Communities Are Fighting Economic Decline

Thu, 08/11/2016 - 12:25pm

The tiny farming town of Brookfield, Mo., isn't what it used to be. But local leaders are looking to revive it by encouraging small businesses and tempting young residents to stay in town.




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