What happens to workers when an industry fails, new technology takes off? NPR brings you stories of Americans adapting to a changing economy. This week: Leaving the black cannabis market to go legal.
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A look at what President Donald Trump's first face-to-face meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping looks like from Beijing.
Contentious issues on trade and North Korea are likely to dominate this coming week when President Trump has his first in-person meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping.
Some worry that President Trump's rollback in climate policy will hurt renewable energy. But in Arizona, a state that has embraced solar energy, those in the industry say the outlook is still bright.
Helene Cooper's new book "Madame President" takes a detailed look at the life and career of Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, the first female president of Liberia.
Samsung's new product the Bixby is a tough word to pronounce in some languages. NPR's Scott Simon speaks with marketing professor Barbara Kahn about considerations when picking a product name.
NPR's Scott Simon talks with Kevin Ross, who grows corn and soybeans in Iowa, about the impact President Trump's trade and other policies are likely to have on American farmers.
In a massive document release, 180 of Trump's staff disclose their financial assets and debts as they assumed office. Ivanka Trump and her husband report assets valued at more than $200 million.
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On today's show: Snuggies, printer toner, and a banking road trip. Three stories about what happens when you actually read the fine print.
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Twitter announced it was doing away with the egg as its default icon, opting for a generic figure intended to encourage users to replace it with something more "expressive."
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Revenue sharing is taking off in restaurants in cities like Boston and San Francisco. The model varies from place to place, but the idea is simple: Funnel a percentage of sales to kitchen workers.
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This week's executive order to roll back climate regulations may sit well with the fossil fuel industry, but most of corporate America is unimpressed. Many large companies are sticking to their plans to tackle climate change by investing in renewable energy and green practices.
The deal was reached in November but needed the approval of U.S. District Judge Gonzalo Curiel. One student had objected to the settlement, which prevented her from suing Trump on her own.
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Buy an unhealthy snack and these vending machines take away 25 seconds of your life you'll never get back. Healthy fare drops instantly. Research suggests this "time tax" helps us make better choices.
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Donald Trump won the backing of the NRA and many gun owners by opposing limits to the Second Amendment's right to bear arms, but his election hasn't been good for the gun business.
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The next loan you get may depend less on your credit score and more on what a program thinks of your habits. Digital lenders say the process will be more fair, but others worry about unintended bias.
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NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Jennifer Pahlka, founder and executive director of Code for America, about what it takes to bring innovation to government.
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The time has come to say goodbye to Dandelion, one of two yellow crayons in Crayola's 24-count pack. It will go into retirement and the Crayola Hall of Fame.
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Restaurants are trying "revenue sharing" in an attempt to close the wage gap between tipped and not tipped workers, and to help fix the labor shortage in Boston.
The Trump administration's draft proposal on the North American Free Trade Agreement appears to be seeking only modest changes in the 23-year-old trade deal. On the campaign trail, Trump railed against NAFTA, calling it the worst trade deal ever.