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Minimum wage workers in New York state and at the University of California may be on the way to making what activists call "a living wage" of $15 an hour. The wage board in New York met to recommend the raise on Wednesday, the same day as the University of California's announcement that it would do the same for its employees.
In the wake of twin attacks at military facilities in Chattanooga, Tenn., last week, vigilantes armed with pistols and high-powered rifles are standing guard outside recruiting centers across the country. This comes as a handful of governors are allowing National Guard members to arm themselves — and making it easier for active-duty service members to obtain concealed-carry permits — while working inside these facilities.
A $4.4 billion tidal wave of political ads may be coming at Americans this election season. The estimate comes from a firm that tracks TV advertising.
NPR's Planet Money team asked three smart people: What little thing would they do to change the world?
The hard part of making an egg replacement product is coming up with a subst...
The national egg shortage is hitting bakers hard. Some are replacing eggs with highly engineered ingredients that promise to work just as well.
One cartoonist in Seoul has shaped and defined South Korean culture for decades. NPR meets the artist on the last day of an exhibition devoted to the scope of his career.