The Dragon spacecraft heads to the International Space Station on a routine resupply mission. What wasn't routine was the attempt to land the spent rocket on a floating barge in the Atlantic Ocean.
Coffee aficionados say the simple, syringe-like device makes exceptional espresso and allows for countless variations on the perfect cup. Not surprising, given that its inventor is a serial tinkerer.
European interest rates are being pushed so low — to less than zero — that some banks are paying borrowers to take loans. Such low rates are aimed at boosting Europe's economy, but there are risks.
The World Economic Outlook released by the International Monetary Fund says the pace of economic growth in 2015 will tick up to 3.5 percent, helped along by lower energy costs and weaker currencies.
Most employers have a wellness program, but who knows if it's actually improving your health. The American Heart Association is proposing its own standards for improving cardiovascular health at work.
Medicine's move into the computer age has great potential for improving care. But patients and doctors still face serious challenges in adapting to the rush of new technology.
The name "Clinton" remains magic for many Americans who got jobs, bought homes and invested savings in the 1990s. But key elements of "Clintonomics" may not be popular with today's Democratic voters.
People trying to get help from the IRS to file their taxes are finding long lines, long waits on the phone and not much help. The IRS blames staff reductions on budget cuts spearheaded by Republicans.
Cancer treatment is increasingly expensive, even for patients who have insurance. Some doctors advocate discussing the costs of cancer treatment as they would hair loss, pain or other side effects.
The New York Times columnist wrote The Road to Character after seeing the gratitude for life of people who tutor immigrants. He thought, "I've achieved career success ... but I haven't achieved that."
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is investigating staffing practices at some of the nation's largest retailers. Many use relatively new software programs to make last-minute staffing decisions, causing workers to get called in only to be sent home without pay.
Retailers rely on systems that require workers to be ready to work a shift — whether or not they end up working. The state attorney general is looking into the way big retailers handle scheduling.
While oil and natural gas prices are great for the wallet, they're leading to layoffs. NPR visits Pennsylvania's Marcellus Shale region, which is still seeing a growth in high-paying natural gas jobs.
The attraction lets racecar fans be drivers or passengers in luxurious cars such as Lamborghinis, Porsches or Ferraris.
Zynga's former CEO is back, less than two years after leaving the company he founded. The company had a smash hit with Farmville on Facebook, but has struggled to stay current in new markets.
As a way to fight climate change, students at hundreds of campuses are pushing their colleges to divest from fossil fuels with sit-ins. But critics say divestment is the wrong tactic.
Craning your neck in the dressing room is just part of the shopping experience. But Neiman Marcus hopes a new digital "Memory Mirror" will make it easier to find something that fits just right.
The sprawling conglomerate General Electric is radically paring down its business, ditching most finance and real estate operations.
Solar power has long been seen as something that's coming in the future — a promising technology that's just too expensive for widespread use. In the past few years, that has started to change.
Airbnb's entry into the Cuban market last week opened many American's eyes to what real estate on the island looks like. Interest in travel and buying homes is up, but there are plenty of challenges.