The business community, including solidly GOP-leaning groups, oppose the bill, after seeing the effect of similar measures elsewhere. The blowback has surprised Christian conservatives in Missouri.
McDonald's is super popular in Israel — the chain even offers potato-starch buns for Passover. But now McD's is fighting back against government accusations that it's "junk food."
Complaints from patient groups and increased regulatory oversight appear to be leading to changes in the way some marketplace health plans cover expensive drugs.
The wine associated with Jewish tradition was once a huge crossover success. Sammy Davis Jr. was its TV spokesman. At one point, the typical drinker was described as an urban African-American man.
Twelve principals in the Motor City are accused of taking kickbacks for school supplies — yet a further sign of struggle for the city's public schools.
The cruise company says Cuba has relaxed its ban on Cuban-born people returning to the island by boat.
The closure was reportedly ordered by censors last week. According to local media, it comes just as a controversial — and banned — film is being released on Hong Kong's iTunes service.
Uber will pay up to $100 million to settle the suits, and drivers will stay independent contractors, not employees, in California and Massachusetts, just as the ride-booking company had maintained.
Employers often rule out applicants with felony convictions. Data show when the military made an exception and allowed people with felony convictions to enlist, they performed better than their peers.
The company has agreed to settle two class action suits for $84 million dollars — and more if it goes public and its value increases by a certain amount. It won't have to pay drivers benefits.
FBI Director James Comey said Thursday the bureau spent "more than I will make in the remainder of this job," which comes out to be more than $1 million.
The regulations, expected in the coming weeks, would require employers to pay such caregivers more. But many won't be able to comply because they rely on Medicare reimbursements, which won't change.
After months of negotiations, Volkswagen has reached a deal with U.S. authorities on most of the cars involved in its diesel emissions scandal. The agreement covers nearly 500,000 2-liter engine cars. Owners will get to choose between having VW buy back their vehicles or having their cars fixed. But owners still don't know how much VW will offer in the buyback, or what the terms of a fix will be.
NPR's Robert Siegel talks with David Armstrong, senior enterprise reporter for the online health news site STAT, about the deadly opioid Fentanyl, and how it's being shipped into the U.S. and Canada from China in powder form, and pressed into pills that are sold on the street.
Executives who get their firms in legal trouble could be forced to pay back bonuses retroactively.
Some car owners could get a cash payment of $5,000; others could receive an offer to buy their car back, according to early reports on a possible deal with U.S. regulators.
With each baby comes a set of scary questions: how to pay for strollers, day care, even (gasp!) college? We joined a talk between a young couple and a financial adviser. Here's what we learned.
Tennessee's alternative to Obamacare is faltering. Steve Inskeep talks to Knoxville's mayor about health and political issues. Chris Green of Berea College weighs in on the area's political leanings.
Whitesburg, Kentucky, was an area once known for coal mining but most of those jobs have dried up. Limited opportunities force many residents to leave, but some are able to find their way back.
We'll hear conversations from Appalachia — the mountain region that stretches from New York to the Deep South. This remains a region where incomes lag well behind the national average.