A new cabinet in Russia, Iran takes responsibility for shooting down a plane and Parnas goes public.
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Last year, there were 10.48 births per 1,000 people — the lowest since the country was founded in 1949. Beijing also said its economy cooled to the slowest pace in nearly three decades.
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A new study from Yale School of Management found a gender bias in the housing market means single women often lose out, whether they're buying a home or selling one.
One winner in the new U.S.-China trade deal is the U.S. financial services industry. Bankers, investment firms and insurance companies would have more access to the world's second biggest economy.
NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Simon Lester of the Cato Institute about the impact of the U.S.-China trade deal on the World Trade Organization.
Although the country has been hit hard, Iranians have managed to live under sanctions for four decades.
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NPR's David Greene talks to NPR's Scott Horsley and Neil Bradley of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, about the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement — or USMCA — on its way to becoming law.
A key Boeing supplier in Wichita, Kan., is laying off 2,800 workers because of the grounded 737 Max planes. Other suppliers will likely follow as the timetable keeps moving for the jets' return.
The U.S. and China signed an initial trade deal, defusing some economic tension. The agreement ups sales of American goods and services to China and pledges more intellectual property protections.
The Trump administration has placed layers of tough sanctions on Iran for years, but it has yet to bring the economy to its knees. That's because Iran has a big economy that's used to hard times.
The articles of impeachment against President Trump go to the Senate Wednesday. The latest Democratic debate was held in Iowa. And, the president is set to sign Phase 1 of the trade deal with China.
President Trump signed a trade deal with China on Wednesday. The agreement relaxes some U.S. tariffs on Chinese imports. In exchange, China is expected to buy more from the U.S.
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NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Larry Fink — CEO of BlackRock, the world's largest asset manager — about his plan to put climate sustainability at the center of the company's investment strategy.
After 75 years, the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis is developing alternative measures of economic well-being.
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The coal power plant that provided about 80% of the Hopi Nation's budget closed last month. Tribal leaders are now trying to figure out how to replace the revenue, which was their economic lifeline.
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Bitcoin promises users anonymity, but transactions using China's digital currency would be tracked by its central bank. Experts say it could someday rival the dollar in international payments.
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NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Fred Hochberg, former chair of the Export-Import Bank, about his book Trade Is Not a Four-Letter Word: How Six Everyday Products Make the Case for Trade.
Australia's devastating wildfires are now threatening key parts of the country's economy, like farming and tourism.
Women got the lion's share of new jobs in December and now outnumber men on U.S. payrolls. This unusual situation reflects the growth of industries like health care where women dominate.
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December's job growth is down slightly from the three previous months, when employers added an average of 200,000 jobs. But the unemployment rate held steady at 3.5%, matching a 50-year low.
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