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Trump Unveils His Proposal To Reshape America's Tax System

Tue, 08/09/2016 - 4:00am

Steve Inskeep talks to economist and syndicated columnist Peter Morici and Jared Bernstein of the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities about Donald Trump's economic vision.

Oil Traders Mourn The Loss Of Yahoo Messenger

Tue, 08/09/2016 - 4:00am

Since the late 1990s, oil traders have used Yahoo Messenger as their main communication tool. The new version, however, does not meet the industry's standards for compliance.

Verizon's Metamorphosis: Can You See Me As A Tech Giant Now?

Tue, 08/09/2016 - 3:41am

Verizon has transformed from a child of the Bell monopoly to parent of tech legends AOL and Yahoo. It wants to play with Google and Facebook — but don't expect a full transformation just yet.

An Alabama Museum You Can Enjoy From The Driver's Seat

Mon, 08/08/2016 - 8:22pm

Artist Butch Anthony has created a drive-thru museum in Seale, Ala. On display is a collection of odd items, decorated and displayed inside shipping containers that vehicles drive between.

Vail Resorts To Buy Canada's Whistler Blackcomb For $1.06 Billion

Mon, 08/08/2016 - 7:34pm

They are among North America's largest ski industry companies. Ski venues have been looking for ways to share revenue and spread vulnerability to declining snowfall and season pass sales.

N.H. Attorney General Accuses Drug Companies Of Blocking Opioid Probe

Mon, 08/08/2016 - 3:33pm

New Hampshire's attorney general claims five drug companies are stifling an investigation into how they market opioids. The allegations are the latest in a string of legal actions that aim to hold drug companies accountable for a spike in opioid abuse.

Delta Operations Resume After Power Outage Left Travelers Stranded

Mon, 08/08/2016 - 3:33pm

Thousands of travelers were stranded at airports around the country Monday morning when a computer system outage grounded all Delta Air Lines flights. Operations have now resumed, but hundreds of flights are still delayed and many more were cancelled. It may take several days before Delta's flight operations return to normal.

Wal-Mart Acquires Jet.Com For $3.3 Billion To Challenge Amazon

Mon, 08/08/2016 - 3:33pm

Wal-Mart is buying the discount e-commerce startup, Jet.com. With the $3.3 billion acquisition, Wal-Mart hopes to become more formidable in online shopping and mount a challenge to Amazon, the top online retailer.

Why Taylor Swift Is Asking Congress To Update Copyright Laws

Mon, 08/08/2016 - 3:33pm

It's an ongoing standoff between musicians and Google's YouTube: Who should be responsible for removing unauthorized copies of songs posted online?

A Cappella Singer Defends Proliferation Of Music Online

Mon, 08/08/2016 - 3:33pm

NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Peter Hollens, an a cappella singer who regularly releases new music on his YouTube channel, about how the proliferation of music online could be a plus for artists.

Ship's Crew Stuck Off Coast Of Georgia Since April Might Soon Head Home

Mon, 08/08/2016 - 1:37pm

The Newlead Castellano was stopped near Savannah over unpaid debts — stranding the Filipino crew members, who didn't have permission to enter the U.S. Their months of waiting may soon be at an end.

Who Let The Dogs In? More Companies Welcome Pets At Work

Mon, 08/08/2016 - 11:55am

We'd all rather work with our dogs, wouldn't we? More employers are allowing pets on the job, although sometimes that entails navigating a different kind of office politics.

Donald Trump Looks To Turn The Page On Bad Week With Economic Speech

Mon, 08/08/2016 - 10:37am

According to a preview released by the campaign, the GOP nominee is proposing three tax brackets and would limit taxes on all forms of business income as well as end the estate tax.

NFL Hall Of Fame Game Called Off Due To 'Congealing And Rubberized' Field Paint

Mon, 08/08/2016 - 10:10am

The game between the Green Bay Packers and Indianapolis Colts was canceled after the paint issue raised concerns that players might slip. Fans who bought tickets will reportedly get a full refund.

Delta Grounds All Its Airplanes After Power Outage

Mon, 08/08/2016 - 9:39am

Hundreds of flights were delayed or canceled after a power outage in Atlanta that affected the whole computer system. The airline hasn't said what caused the outage.

Delta Flights Grounded Due To Worldwide System Outage

Mon, 08/08/2016 - 5:33am

Flights in the air are proceeding as normal, but flights that have not yet departed have been delayed. The airline's website is returning error messages for passengers attempting to check in.

Trump, Clinton To Deliver Economic Policy Speeches This Week

Mon, 08/08/2016 - 4:06am

Donald Trump will offer his ideas on Monday in Detroit. Hillary Clinton will give her speech on Thursday — also in Detroit.

Tech Companies Embrace Election Season

Sun, 08/07/2016 - 7:26am

More than ever before, U.S. elections are a business opportunity. Social media companies are capitalizing on attention spent on the candidates.

At This English Bar, An Old-School Solution To Rude Cellphones

Sat, 08/06/2016 - 7:38am

A new bar in Sussex has lined its walls with foil to block phone signals. The owner, inspired by the Faraday cage, hopes people will talk to each other rather than stare at their smartphones.

An Israeli-Palestinian Battle With Roots In Lingerie

Sat, 08/06/2016 - 7:38am

A brief — and camisole — history behind the conflict over labeling products that are made in the West Bank.

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