The United States and China say they will sign the first phase of an agreement addressing some of the trade frictions between them.
Elections around the world, Greta Thunberg is TIME's person of the year and a jacket, purchased and returned.
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After weeks of public and private deliberation, the articles of impeachment are here.
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U.S. and Chinese trade negotiators have reportedly reached a preliminary deal. NPR's Noel King talks with Scott Kennedy of the Center for Strategic and International Studies.
The British people have handed Prime Minister Boris Johnson and the Conservative Party a big victory, all but ensuring Brexit. Also, planned votes on two articles of impeachment were delayed.
President Trump tweeted Thursday that the U.S. is "very close" to striking a trade deal with China. That would be a relief to businesses, bracing for another round of tariffs this weekend.
The plan calls for a shift from 42 distinct pension plans into one universal scheme. The new system will be based on the principle of giving each pensioner the same rights for each euro they pay in.
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The agreement signed Tuesday in Mexico City revises the old pact with stronger labor and environmental provisions, especially when it comes to Mexican worker rights.
Esther Duflo is the first female economist to win the Nobel Prize. Planet Money talks to her about her win, the state of gender inequality in economics, and her new book.
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Mike Calhoun rang the alarm bell early on about the subprime mortgage debacle — before reckless lending drove the economy into recession. These days, he's sounding the alarm about student loans.
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Former Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker has died. He was 92 years old and served as Federal Reserve Chairman to Presidents Carter and Reagan. Later he was an adviser to President Obama.
Volcker took the top job at the Federal Reserve in 1979, at a time when inflation was spiraling out of control. He is credited with taming it.
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A viral video showed world leaders appearing to mock President Trump, a rising death toll in Iran and more.
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The next phase of the impeachment process begins. A Democratic contender drops out of the presidential race. And the Attorney General weighs in on protests against police.
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U.S. employers added a better-than-expected number of jobs last month, boosted in part by the return of General Motors workers who had been on strike in October. The unemployment rate fell to 3.5%.
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The U.S. economy is still growing, but trade tensions have taken a toll — especially on factories and farms. The trade war's impact on the overall economy is being debated.
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The two companies expect to create more than 1,100 jobs in northeast Ohio. The new plant will be built near GM's Lordstown facility that was shuttered earlier this year.
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The share of total income of the top 1% of earners in the U.S. more than doubled over four decades. But in Europe, the gains were less dramatic. What accounts for the difference across the Atlantic?
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The long economic recovery has brought unemployment to historic lows. But the number of men in the labor force during their prime working age has dropped significantly over the past 50 years.
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