Afghanistan has an ideal climate for growing saffron, the most expensive spice in the world. But little is exported. Rumi Spice is working with small farmers there to build the U.S. market for it.
General Mills helped define the industrial era of American breakfasting with its ringlets of processed oats. Soon, it'll put out a version with "ancient grains," which aren't, actually, very ancient.
The oil giant had hoped to limit how much it will pay under a 2012 settlement with people and businesses on the Gulf Coast. BP originally estimated it would pay $7.8 billion to settle claims.
The changes adopted today at a two-day meeting in Monaco include a new Olympic channel. They are all part of biggest change in decades to the International Olympic Committee.
Google, Apple and other industry leaders have global headquarters in Ireland. But the U.S. Congress and others aren't happy, and the Irish are reconsidering some of these business-friendly tax laws.
The meat industry traditionally has been a male-dominated field. But as demand for local meat grows, that's made more room for women to carve out ownership roles in the business.
Jason Rezaian, the newspaper's Tehran bureau chief, was arrested in July, but the Iranian government has so far declined to say why.
Rolling Stone has apologized for how it reported a major story on sexual assault at the University of Virginia. NPR's Arun Rath speaks with Marybeth Seitz-Brown of Students Active For Ending Rape.
Judy Huth, the latest accuser of the 77-year-old comedian, says Cosby drugged and raped her in 1974 when she was only 15. Cosby's lawyer has called the claim "absolutely false."
Rolling Stone says new discrepancies have emerged in its recent story about an alleged campus rape at the University of Virginia.
Melissa Block speaks with Labor Secretary Thomas Perez about the latest jobs numbers and the persistent problem of wage stagnation.
Previous months were revised upward and hourly wages climbed higher. All this has analysts wondering if the economy has finally kicked into a higher gear.
Seven years after the Great Recession began, the U.S. job market finally is growing at a robust pace. In November, employers added 321,000 workers, raised wages and extended the average workweek.