Treasury Announces Steps To Reduce Corporate Tax Dodges

They're meant to discourage tax inversions by U.S. corporations. Inversions take place when a company merges with a foreign partner and re-incorporates overseas as a way to avoid U.S. taxes.

Ebola's Toll: Farmers Aren't Farming, Traders Aren't Trading

NPR |Sept. 23, 2014 2:29 a.m.

Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone were just starting to see economic progress after years of conflict. The blow of Ebola, says the World Bank, could be "catastrophic."

Internal Documents Give Insight Into Tense Vancouver Port Lockout

OPB |Sept. 23, 2014 midnight

Documents provided to OPB News illustrate the dynamics between the International Longshore and Warehouse Union, United Grain Corp., unions representing state workers, and the Inslee administration over the course of an 18 month lockout at the Port of Vancouver.

Treasury Announces New Steps To Reduce Corporate Tax Dodges

NPR |Sept. 22, 2014 4:17 p.m.

The Treasury said corporations were increasingly moving its parent company overseas to dodge U.S. taxes. The Treasury said the practice erodes the tax base.

After Major Image Fumbles, NFL Now Runs Into Congress

NPR |Sept. 22, 2014 3:10 p.m.

Domestic violence and child abuse allegations against NFL stars have put the country's most-watched sports league in the congressional spotlight.

It's 10:10. Do You Know What Time That Is?

NPR |Sept. 22, 2014 2:40 p.m.

Ever wonder why watch ads always display the same time, 10:10, and why Apple's new watch is a minute early? NPR's All Tech Considered ponders the tradition of watch times in advertising.

Some Tech Firms Capitalize On Privacy

NPR |Sept. 22, 2014 2:40 p.m.

Steve Henn of NPR's Planet Money team profiles some entrepreneurs who are working on a novel business model to start up a new tech company. It's pay for service. What a concept.

Why Raising Money To Fight Ebola Is Hard

NPR |Sept. 22, 2014 2:40 p.m.

Donors like being a part of a recovery story. It's hard to tell that kind of story about Ebola.

Fair-Trade Condoms: Latex That Lets You Love The World

NPR |Sept. 22, 2014 11:27 a.m.

Thistle extract, carrot dye and fair trade labels aren't just for tea. Condoms with fair trade and vegan certifications are moving into a market dominated by Trojan and Durex.

In San Diego, A Boot Camp For Data Junkies

NPR |Sept. 22, 2014 7:23 a.m.

Natasha Balac runs a two-day boot camp out of the San Diego Supercomputer Center for people from all types of industries to learn the tools and algorithms to help them analyze data and spot patterns in their work.

Why Jewelry Stores Hide The Price Tags

NPR |Sept. 22, 2014 7:12 a.m.

In most stores, you can see how much everything costs. Why do jewelry stores hide the price tags?

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