Some cities are shifting money from police budgets into summer youth jobs programs. A new challenge is adapting them to be safe during the coronavirus pandemic.
NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Rachel Michelin, the president and CEO of the California Retailers Association, about the role of retail workers in enforcing masks within their stores.
In the wake of George Floyd's killing, Confederate monuments have fallen, food companies have scrubbed racist imagery from labels, and now, pro sports teams names are under fresh review.
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NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with Cesar Conde, chairman of the NBCUniversal News Group, about the 50% challenge he announced for diversifying hiring and training at the news organization.
A new CEO is steering a company that's seen years of slumping revenues and whose home market of Japan has an aging population. But "don't count out Hello Kitty," says an author of a book about Sanrio.
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Disney World begins reopening its Orlando theme parks Saturday with distancing enforced and face masks required. Many attractions won't be available but Disney fans have eagerly awaited the restart.
The agency that oversees international media such as Voice of America is examining visa renewals "case-by-case." Denial could mean expulsion from the U.S. and a return to hostile home countries.
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Speaking at the White House, the CEO of Goya Foods praises the president as a "builder."
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Several states already require people to wear masks in public spaces like coffee shops to slow the spread of the coronavirus, but many still have no such requirement.
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Presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden unveiled his economic recovery plan Thursday. He outlined steps for immediate relief, with a focus on mobilizing manufacturing in the United States.
Cameo has become one of the fastest-growing tech startups by letting anyone pay for birthday wishes and other greetings recorded by celebrities and influencers. But will its Silicon Valley hype last?
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The American call for racial justice has led to a heated debate over attitudes about skin tones — and caused some lightening creams, like Fair & Lovely from Unilever, to change their names.
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The presumptive Democratic nominee's proposal includes a $700 billion investment in procurement and research and development for new technologies.
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In two 7-2 rulings written by Chief Justice John Roberts, the court allowed a subpoena in a New York criminal case but told a lower court to consider separation of powers when it comes to Congress.
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Applications for jobless benefits are up again. "What we're seeing now is that lots more people who are unemployed are going to be unemployed for a longer period of time," economist Nick Bunker says.
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Conventional wisdom (and some logic) says that a bad economy will hurt President Trump in November. But growing polarization may be severing the tie between economic health and voters' choices.
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Dozens of foreign nationals working in the U.S. for Voice of America may have to leave the country, putting some at risk of retribution from their nations' governments.
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With bookings down and cancellations on the rise amid a surge in new COVID-19 cases, United's furloughs will be a "gut punch" to employees when federal coronavirus relief funding runs out.
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A two-year investigation concludes the social network's leaders made decisions that were "significant setbacks for civil rights."
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Now that so many are working from home, more people are considering moving out of the city. The pandemic has sent enough New Yorkers to the exits to shake up the area's housing market.
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