Ho ho ho, you've shopped till you've dropped a bundle. Now along comes #GivingTuesday. Is this the best way to encourage charity in the holiday season?
Nation | Business | World | Environment | EconomyNPR | Dec. 1, 2015 6:30 a.m.
The relationship between Turkey and Russia has been frayed since Turkey downed a Russian jet. Obama said that the U.S. supported Turkey's right to defend its airspace.
The fashion industry in LA has been bleeding jobs for years. One bright spot has been high-end denim. Whereas $30 jeans are often made in China or Mexico, designer jeans are almost always made here.
The 1997 Kyoto treaty set targets for cutting greenhouse gas emissions that many nations didn't meet. This time, stakes are higher and all countries will be asked to set and meet their own limits.
Economy | Energy | Business | Elections | Nation | Technology | Science | World | EnvironmentNPR | Nov. 30, 2015 2:23 p.m.
Twenty countries and 28 investors promised on Monday to jointly fund the development of energy alternatives. Backers of the initiative say private money is key to the next big push in energy.
Energy | Business | World | Environment | EconomyNPR | Nov. 30, 2015 2:17 p.m.
The conference is being billed as a last chance summit to save the planet. The goal is to come to a global agreement to limit greenhouse emissions in effort to curb climate change.
The IMF's decision to add the renminbi, also called the yuan, to its basket of reserve currencies is a new mark of prestige for the world's second-largest economy.
Many, many more Americans would qualify for income-driven repayment plans, if only they knew about them.
In cities across Oregon, one word came up again and again in 2015: housing.
The LA area is home to the most manufacturing jobs in the U.S., from clothes to metal parts to new aerospace tech. Companies have reinvented themselves, even as they struggle to find skilled workers.