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Saturday, July 20, 2019 2:14 pm
NPR's Sarah McCammon speaks to ProPublica reporter Lizzie Presser about heirs property, a form of land ownership that has cost black Americans billions of dollars in land loss.
Friday, July 19, 2019 1:09 pm
NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with journalist Javier Cabral of L.A. Taco about taquerias using avocado-less guacamole.
Friday, July 19, 2019 10:30 am
The aid group Mercy Corps believes that the new Libra currency could help funnel aid to the poor. But critics wonder why the charity has teamed up with a controversial company.
Friday, July 19, 2019 3:51 am
KLM responded that seats in the middle are better. The seats at the ends are worse. Some people were baffled that the airline would bring up plane crashes at all.
Friday, July 19, 2019 2:04 am
Instagram is experiment hiding the number of likes on posts. The company says it wants people to be more comfortable expressing themselves and less focused on their tally of likes.
Thursday, July 18, 2019 6:57 pm
More than a year after filing for bankruptcy, the chain is relaunching in Texas and New Jersey. Its new stores will feature spaces for toy demonstrations and events.
Thursday, July 18, 2019 11:07 am
In addition to ordering Shkreli to stay in prison, a federal appeals court also affirmed that he must forfeit more than $7.3 million and pay restitution of $388,336.
Wednesday, July 17, 2019 8:44 pm
FaceApp's surge in popularity has driven Sen. Chuck Schumer to call for a federal investigation into the St. Petersburg-developed app over potential "national security and privacy risks" to Americans.
Wednesday, July 17, 2019 2:48 pm
Public scrutiny of the health and safety conditions at immigration detention centers is growing. But the contractor ICE hired to inspect those conditions is accused of ignoring problems for years.
Wednesday, July 17, 2019 12:10 pm
The Trump administration compares drug list prices to car sticker prices. But drugmakers can price medicines as high as the market will bear. And consumers have little bargaining power.
Wednesday, July 17, 2019 8:11 am
The European Union's antitrust arm will evaluate Amazon's role as both a retailer and a marketplace for others. One focus will be on Amazon's use of data collected from third-party sellers.
Wednesday, July 17, 2019 2:02 am
Liberal Democrats have embraced an obscure brand of economics -- "modern monetary theory" -- to make the case for deficit-financed government programs like the Green New Deal for clean energy and jobs.
Tuesday, July 16, 2019 4:36 pm
As addiction has soared, drugmakers, distributors and pharmacies profited off opioids. Newly released data details who made the pills, where they were sold, and which communities were hit hardest.
Tuesday, July 16, 2019 1:00 pm
A Senate panel is looking to see if the company is keeping conservative media and bloggers out of top search results. Google has previously denied political bias.
Tuesday, July 16, 2019 8:06 am
Should the government regulate in-game purchases?