This election season, the student debt crisis has finally gotten the attention it deserves. A look at how we got here, who has profited and just a few of the lives affected.
Roger Ailes has filed counter motions against the sexual harassment suit brought by ex-anchor Gretchen Carlson. Other women, however, have detailed what they say are similar allegations against Ailes.
A new NPR poll shows about a third of working adults have no sick leave, even as more people are living with chronic health problems that require regular care.
Theranos aimed at disrupting the blood testing industry by using only a few drops of blood. But now, regulators say they will bar the company's dynamic CEO from owning or running a lab for two years.
Ireland is not happy with Britain's decision to leave the EU. Correspondent Frank Langfitt tells NPR's Lynn Neary that the country faces economic uncertainty and border issues with Northern Ireland.
Travel experts had been predicting that summer 2016 would bring out our desire to take vacations and have fun. The latest jobs report confirms it: Employers are hiring to help you enjoy the season.
Hiring bounced back in June, according to the Labor Department's monthly jobs report. Employers added 287,000 jobs last month. The unemployment rate went up a bit to 4.9 percent, but that was because more job seekers were drawn into the labor force.
The United Kingdom's vote to leave the European Union is expected to hit the Irish economy hard. Ireland has a close trading relationship with the UK and relies heavily on British tourism.
Two bodybuilders go at it in a legal battle that reveals how university patents for federally funded research can end up in unexpected places.
Rachel Martin talks with Gene Demby of NPR's Code Switch team about reaction on social media to the killing of five police officers in the wake of police shootings of black men earlier this week.
The Labor Department released its monthly jobs figures, and there's a glimmer of positive news. Hiring experienced a pretty strong rebound in June, with 287,000 jobs added to the economy.
The Senate has passed a bill that requires food companies to reveal whether their products contain GMOs. But those companies are pleased, because they won't have to print "GMO" on food packages.
With the Federal Reserve keeping rates low and Treasury yields dropping after the Brexit vote, mortgage rates are down too. That's spurring a boomlet in applications and refinancings.
The U.S economy added 287,000 jobs in June, according to the monthly report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Analysts had expected the economy to add some 170,000 jobs.
Rachel Martin talks to Gabriel Sherman of New York Magazine about Ivanka Trump's role in her father's bid for the presidency. Sherman recently wrote about Ivanka Trump for the magazine.
Hillary Clinton blasted Donald Trump's business record in the Atlantic City area. NPR's politics team breaks down Clinton's claims.
For some, "middle class" means never wanting for anything. For others, it means watching your budget. But economists agree that the middle class is shrinking, with more moving up than falling behind.
By voting to exit the European Union, Britons increased fears of recession. That has caused many prices to fall. Now economists aren't sure whether cheaper goods and loans will help or harm Americans.
Throughout the developed world, the economic recovery has been a disappointment for workers, according to a new report. It finds many rich countries still suffer with double-digit unemployment.
The $15 billion price tag for Volkswagen's diesel deception won't put VW out of business but it will greatly hamper the company's position in the global marketplace.