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The stock market endured a volatile week as investors sold off technology stocks. Weak bank earnings added to the sour mix. But the selloff hasn't triggered alarm, and indicators for the broader economy are mostly positive.
While the South Texas oil boom has meant a flood of cash and people to formerly impoverished communities, there have also been serious repercussions — namely, rampant air pollution.
Audie Cornish and Melissa Block read letters from listeners about repetition in music and what to call Ukraine.
For the last 10 weeks, NPR has followed eight runners in their preparations for the Boston Marathon. Two members of the group, which is dubbed the NPR 8, offer snippets from their audio diaries.
In the hiring process, there are things employers aren't permitted to ask, l...
In the hiring process, employers aren't allowed to ask certain things, like if you go to church or intend to have children. But is it OK for employers to check social media sites for this information?
A '70s con artist (Christian Bale, right) is forced to team up with an FBI a...
David O. Russell, director of American Hustle and Silver Linings Playbook, first spoke with Terry Gross back in 1994. In February, he told her that after 20 years, he's finally met his aspirations.