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Today โ€” November 12th 2019NPR Business

Supreme Court Allows Sandy Hook Families' Case Against Remington Arms To Proceed

By Bill Chappell
Connecticut State Police Detective Barbara J. Mattson holds a Bushmaster AR-15-style rifle, the same type of gun used in the Sandy Hook shooting, during a 2013 hearing in Hartford, Conn. The gun-maker Remington is being sued by the families of the victims.

The gun-maker had appealed to the highest federal court after the Connecticut Supreme Court allowed the lawsuit over the 2012 school massacre in Newtown, Conn., to go forward in March.

(Image credit: Jessica Hill/AP)

  • November 12th 2019 at 15:57

Charitable Giving Is Down. It Might Be Time To Reform The Charitable Deduction.

By Greg Rosalsky
Charitable deductions

It's distortionary. It's regressive. And right now it only benefits a sliver of taxpayers and nonprofits. It's time to talk about the charitable deduction.

(Image credit: Pixabay)

  • November 12th 2019 at 12:31

My Journey Into The World Of Men's Beauty

By Darius Rafieyan
Reporter Darius Rafieyan gets his makeup done at a Sephora store in New York City. A growing number of American men are dabbling in cosmetics.

Makeup was once thought to be the exclusive realm of women, but more and more men are experimenting with cosmetics — and the industry is taking notice. A reporter gives it a try.

(Image credit: Nadia Lewis/NPR)

  • November 12th 2019 at 11:03
Yesterday โ€” November 11th 2019NPR Business

Brexit Among Reasons For Rising Real Estate Prices In France

By Eleanor Beardsley

Paris is becoming unaffordable as prices are pushed up partly by Brexit, as wealthy people and companies relocate from London.

  • November 11th 2019 at 22:45

Farm Bankruptcies Surge

NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Dale Moore, executive vice president of the American Farm Bureau Federation, about its recent report that shows farm bankruptcies are up 24% from last year.

  • November 10th 2019 at 23:10

#MeToo Hits High-End Wine Industry

NPR's Michel Martin talks with Bon Appetit wine editor Marissa Ross about sexual harassment in the high-end wine industry.

  • November 10th 2019 at 23:10
Before yesterdayNPR Business

A Smart Home Neighborhood: Residents Find It Enjoyably Convenient Or A Bit Creepy

By Joshua McNichols
Lennar New Home Consultant Brittney Svach is selling "smart homes" at the Amazon Experience Center in Black Diamond, Wash., about an hour south of Seattle.

Smart homes let homeowners turn on lights and unlock doors from a mobile phone. But the technology also sends incredible amounts of data to big tech companies.

(Image credit: Joshua McNichols/KUOW)

  • November 9th 2019 at 21:04

Paradise, Calif., Faces Labor Shortage

By Sonja Hutson

A labor shortage in Paradise, Calif., is complicating rebuilding efforts a year after the destructive Camp Fire. Workers have come looking for jobs but want higher pay than residents can afford.

  • November 9th 2019 at 14:12

With Blackouts, California's Electric Car Owners Are Finding New Ways To Charge Up

By Vanessa Romo
Clarence Dold used his 2013 Nissan Leaf to power his house during a four-day blackout in Santa Rosa, Calif., as a result of the Kincade Fire.

Nearly half of all the electric cars in the country are owned in California. But the recent wildfires and power outages are inspiring some drivers to use their cars to power their homes.

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  • November 9th 2019 at 00:03

What The U.S.-China Trade War Has Meant For North Carolina Tobacco Farmers

By Paul Garber

North Carolina is the U.S.'s biggest producer of tobacco. The Trump administration's trade war with China is beginning to wallop the state's industry which was already struggling.

  • November 8th 2019 at 22:22

The News Roundup - Domestic

Jeff Sessions makes a return. Public impeachment hearings begin next week.

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  • November 8th 2019 at 16:06

Last-Minute Online Orders Of Thanksgiving Groceries: Share Your Story

By Alina Selyukh
Do you have a Thanksgiving-day story about a last-minute online order? We

Are you a customer or a worker of an online food delivery app, who has a Thanksgiving-day story about last-minute orders? We'd love to hear from you.

(Image credit: Diane Labombarbe/Getty Images)

  • November 8th 2019 at 17:40

China Indicates Trade War Talks With The U.S. Are Improving

NPR's Noel King talks to White House trade adviser Peter Navarro about reports from China that both sides have agreed to roll back some tariffs. NPR's Scott Horsley weighs in on the comments.

  • November 8th 2019 at 13:18

Feds Say Self-Driving Uber SUV Did Not Recognize Jaywalking Pedestrian In Fatal Crash

By Richard Gonzales
The self-driving Uber SUV that struck pedestrian Elaine Herzberg on March 18, 2018, in Tempe, Ariz.

The death of a pedestrian struck by the self-driving vehicle in Arizona last year highlights safety concerns and calls for regulating the testing of such vehicles.

(Image credit: Tempe Police Department via AP)

  • November 8th 2019 at 04:57

U.S. Company Accused Of Illegally Selling Chinese-Made Security Products To Military

By Paolo Zialcita
Authorities announced Thursday that a New York-based company and seven of its employees are  being charged with fraud, money laundering and illegal importation of equipment manufactured in China.

Aventura Technologies Inc. and seven of its employees are facing charges of fraud, money laundering and illegal importation of Chinese equipment, which officials say endangered military personnel.

(Image credit: Patrick Semansky/AP)

  • November 7th 2019 at 23:59

German Airline Lufthansa Grounds 1,300 Flights As Flight Attendants Strike

By Brakkton Booker
Flight picketing in front of the Munich Airport Thursday, some holding signs with slogans that read "Change is in the air???" Lufthansa has cancelled a total of 1300 flights due to the announced 48-hour strike by flight attendants.

Thousands of employees picketed outside of airports in Germany. Lufthansa, that nation's largest carrier, expects 180,000 passengers will be affected by the two-day work stoppage.

(Image credit: Matthias Balk/picture alliance via Getty Images)

  • November 7th 2019 at 22:58

Las Vegas Bans Sleeping, Camping in Public Places

By Bobby Allyn
Under Las Vegas

Homeless activists swarmed the Las Vegas City Council chambers chanting, "Housing, not handcuffs!" The mayor said the measure is necessary in order to address a homeless problem that is not abating.

(Image credit: Isaac Brekken/AP)

  • November 7th 2019 at 22:51

Post-#MeToo, Ernst & Young Grapples With Diverging Views Of Its Culture

By Yuki Noguchi
Until recently, Ernst & Young coached some top women leaders to look "polished" and speak briefly. The large accounting firm has since disavowed the program, arguing its workplace culture promotes women.

Until recently, the accounting giant coached some top women leaders to look "polished" and speak briefly. The company has since disavowed the program, arguing its workplace culture promotes women.

(Image credit: Lucas Jackson/Reuters)

  • November 7th 2019 at 22:36

U.S. And China Agree To Roll Back Some Tariffs

By Scott Horsley

A spokesman for China's Commerce Ministry says the U.S. and China have agreed to roll back some tariffs while moving toward the first phase of a trade agreement. But the deal is not final.

  • November 7th 2019 at 22:30

Allowing Foreign Governments To Fund Research At U.S. Colleges Raises Concerns

By Cardiff Garcia

As the federal government raises alarm bells about foreign influence on college campuses, some are trying to find the right balance between openness and national security.

  • November 7th 2019 at 22:30
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