In August, immigration officials hauled off 150 workers from a northeast Texas plant — one of ICE's largest operations in a decade. Now the employer is pushing back.
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Steve Inskeep talks with writer Anand Giridharadas about the relationship between Silicon Valley and Saudi Arabia. The presumed killing of a Saudi journalist raises concerns about the investments.
For the first time in years, Delta County in western Colorado is experiencing population growth, one indicator that rural Americans are increasingly feeling optimistic about their economic future.
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Unemployment is low. So, where are all the workers?
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Are you fired up to vote in this election?
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NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Financial Times reporter George Parker about how a hard Brexit could affect the U.K., Europe and the U.S.
Companies make mistakes, and it turns out there are expensive and inexpensive ways to apologize for them. NPR's Planet Money's looks a study that finds out how apologies really work.
The inside story of how America’s enemies launched a cyber war against us — and how we’ve learned to fight back.
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The science is there. But some people aren't.
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The new trade deal signed by the U.S., Mexico and Canada says much of a car should be built by workers making at least $16 an hour. Some experts are skeptical that will happen anytime soon in Mexico.
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Trump again defends Saudi rulers against allegations they had a role in a journalist's disappearance. The federal deficit jumped 17 percent over a year ago. Ebola infections surge in Congo.
Noel King talks to David Wessel of the Brookings Institution about the federal deficit ballooning to $779 billion in the just-ended fiscal year. It's a 17 percent increase from the previous year.
U.S. executives are pulling out of an investment conference scheduled to take place in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, next week — as controversy swirls around the disappearance of a missing Saudi journalist.
What's on people's minds in rural America? A new poll shows that the addiction crisis and economic issues have people worried. But many retain an upbeat outlook about the future of their communities.
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Hundreds of San Francisco taxi drivers purchased medallions for $250,000 to drive in the city. Taxi incomes have plummeted after Uber and Lyft took over the streets, and drivers are saddled with debt.
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Once a dominant retail chain, Sears has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. The company has been struggling for several years, drowning in debt.
Plus, the first female Doctor Who.
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Less than a year ago, Toys R Us fired more than 30,000 workers and closed all its stores. The owners are eyeing a relaunch despite obstacles. Workers who never received severance payments are furious.
China's development banks provide as much financing to developing countries as the World Bank does, Boston University's Kevin Gallagher explains.
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Stocks are down again after a dramatic drop on Wednesday. The sell-off rippled through international markets on Thursday, with stocks falling across Asia and Europe.