Amy Powell's five-year run as head of Paramount's television division has come to a halt. She is alleged to have made insensitive remarks regarding black women.
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How something that's all around us came to be worth millions of dollars.
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In a wide-ranging interview with CNBC, President Trump threatened to accelerate and expand tariffs on all goods that come from China.
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The United Nations says nearly one-fourth of food purchases in hotels and restaurants are thrown away. Luxury properties in Mexico, India, and elsewhere are trying programs to bring that figure down.
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Three worrying indicators to keep an eye on — less complicated than the yield curve, but something you can talk about at the water cooler.
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Does this house look familiar? It appeared during the beginning and ending credits of The Brady Bunch and is now for sale.
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Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk caused an uproar last weekend when he tweeted that one of the British divers involved the Thai cave rescue was a "pedo." NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Ashlee Vance, a reporter for Bloomberg Businessweek, about the tweet and its fallout.
President Trump broke with a longstanding tradition of presidents not commenting on monetary policy on Thursday when said he's "not thrilled" with the Federal Reserve for raising interest rates.
As more companies announce bans on plastic straws, NPR's Planet Money talks to one of the originators of the campaign against plastic straws to learn the strategic choices that made this campaign catch on.
Mark Zuckerberg is seeking to clarify remarks in which he defended the rights of Holocaust deniers to publish falsehoods on Facebook. In an interview, he attempted to explain why Facebook is reluctant to censor posts that are both untrue and offensive as long as they are not intentionally misleading.
Presidents usually don't comment directly on Fed policy. But President Trump broke with that tradition Thursday, saying, "I'm not thrilled" about the Fed's interest rate increases.
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Elizabeth Warren and other senators fired tough questions at Kathy Kraninger, President Trump's nominee to run the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
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Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg says he "didn't intend to defend the intent of people" who deny the Holocaust occurred, after his remarks on fake news and hoaxes were criticized this week.
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Disney is poised to take over most of the entertainment assets of 21st Century Fox. The new mega-studio is to compete with streaming giants Netflix and Amazon. A fight still looms over Sky.
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Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff has been under mounting pressure for the company's contract with U.S. Customs and Border Patrol. A Texas nonprofit says it won't accept a contribution from the company.
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After 130 years as a nonprofit hospital with deep roots in North Carolina, Mission Health is seeking to be bought by HCA Healthcare, the nation's largest for-profit hospital chain.
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The BelugaXL's paint job "features beluga whale-inspired eyes and an enthusiastic grin." For several hours on Thursday, the whale soared over southern France.
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"We will neither participate in nor support the development, manufacture, trade, or use of" artificial intelligence that is used to kill people, leading AI researchers vowed.
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It may be too late to avoid a trade war between the U.S. and China, but there might be a simple way to stop the trade wars of the future.
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The European Commission alleges that by forcing device-makers to install Google apps on Android devices it gains a significant advantage over competitors. Google plans to appeal.