OPB | May 01, 2016
The state approved licenses for eight recreational marijuana growers Friday and said it expects to issue more than 800 recreational marijuana business licenses by the end of the year.
OPB | April 29, 2016
Portland’s budget office is projecting another bump in revenue for the city thanks to a growing economy. The budget office predicts an extra $16 million will be available this year.
NPR | April 29, 2016
Today, Code Switch's Gene Demby and Hidden Brain's Shankar Vedantam will be leading a Twitter chat to discuss what it's like to be a person of color participating in the sharing economy.
But he wouldn't listen. Disaster struck. And now she's one of a growing number of migrant widows in Africa.
The steelmaker is asking a U.S. agency to investigate its claims that the Chinese government not only dumps steel at unfair prices, but also uses computer hackers to steal intellectual property.
In Istanbul's Grand Bazaar, a merchant calls it the worst tourist season in nearly four decades. Terrorism fears and a travel ban by Russia, an important source of tourists, are keeping visitors away.
Small towns like Massena, N.Y., have been devastated by recent plant closures, and presidential candidates are blaming free trade agreements. Former factory workers admit they had a part to play too.
Fed policymakers are seeing more risks that could derail the U.S. economy. For example, China's growth is slow and our energy sector is weak. So the Fed chose Wednesday to keep interest rates low.
The proposed Portland gas tax is the brainchild of Commissioner Steve Novick. He's tied himself closely to the tax, which isn’t something politicians up for reelection usually do.
Business | Technology | Nation | EconomyNPR | April 27, 2016 1:06 p.m.
The company sometimes promotes up to $35 an hour to draw in new drivers, but how much do drivers generally make? Drivers, send us a screen shot of your recent week.