Organizers have revealed the six authors still in the British literary competition. It's the first time five of them have been in the last round. The prize is 50,000 pounds and often better sales.
The Oklahoma Supreme Court ruled it is unconstitutional for big companies such as Wal-Mart and Lowe's to opt out of state workers' compensation insurance in favor of writing their own plans.
Associated Press reporter Martha Mendoza won a Pulitzer Prize for her reporting about fishermen working under slave-like conditions in oceans around the world. NPR's Kelly McEvers talks with Mendoza about her latest story, documenting how a loophole in U.S. law allows Hawaiian fishing fleets to use undocumented foreign workers, who are paid extremely little and are confined to their boats.
What's old is new again - with the health care law requiring everyone to get some form of major medical insurance, insurance to pay for small-scale medicals costs like deductibles is back.
Median household incomes have increased for the first time since 2007 — rising by 5.2 percent. The poverty rate has declined, and more people have health insurance, the Census Bureau says.
Documents show that in the '60s, the sugar industry funded Harvard researchers who, examining risk factors of heart disease, dismissed concerns about sugar and doubled down on the dangers of fat.
Gap health insurance plans are meant to cover one-time events. When the health care law required some form of major medical insurance, it was thought the need for gap coverage would disappear.
New York's case against Maurice "Hank" Greenberg is to get underway Tuesday. The former CEO of insurance giant AIG stretches back to 2005 when he was charged with committing accounting fraud.
Members of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe vow to continue their protest against an oil pipeline under construction in North Dakota. They're preparing for a long, cold winter.
Thousands of British pubs have closed in recent years. One London borough is trying to protect its pubs by requiring government approval if owners want to sell them for a different use.
The events moving out of state include games from the 2017 men's basketball tournament — the organization's premier event. State Republicans called the decision "so absurd it's almost comical."
Here's what you missed while Hillary Clinton's abysmal weekend took over Monday's news cycle.
Augustin Legrand is the new star of Dos Equis' popular ad campaign. He takes over from Jonathan Goldsmith, whose character was sent on a one-way mission to Mars.
Morning Edition examines the competing tax proposals of Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton — part of an exploration of presidential policies we're calling, "What's the Issue."
What if you had cavities and gum disease and couldn't find a dentist to treat you? That's the reality for millions of poor people who live in rural areas and have little or no access to dental care.
Protesters continue to gather at the site of a proposed oil pipeline despite Friday's announcement that the government would pause construction on federally-owned land.
Eddie Antar took the chain from one store in Brooklyn, N.Y., to — at its height — 43 stores in four states with prices that were "insane!" Antar served prison time on a racketeering charge.
At 27, Sara Blakely was selling fax machines and desperate to reinvent her life. So she came up with Spanx — hosiery that eliminates panty lines — and set to work building her business.
Joshua Battistin of Orlando, Fla. is one of more than 30,000 students considering options to continue their education following the abrupt closure of the for-profit technical college.
In most places, a teacher earning $69,000 would be firmly middle class. For our series "Hanging On," NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with Matt Barry, who makes ends meet by driving for Uber in Morgan Hill.