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March 9, 2016 8 Comments

A Closer Look At Trump University

The Republican presidential candidate is defending his business ventures, including Trump University, which is the subject of lawsuits.

March 2, 2016 5 Comments

Former Head Of Chesapeake Energy Charged With Conspiracy

The Justice Department accuses Aubrey McClendon of conspiring with rivals to keep the price of oil and natural gas land leases low.

February 24, 2016 4 Comments

‘All Def Movie Awards’ To Air On Fusion Against Oscars

The award show’s producer, Russell Simmons, says it’s about “celebrating people who might otherwise not get celebrated.”

February 17, 2016 9 Comments

Apple Opposes Order To Unlock iPhone Of San Bernardino Attacker

CEO Tim Cook said the company will not comply because doing so would have “implications far beyond the legal case at hand.”

February 10, 2016 2 Comments

Yellen: Slower Rate Hikes If Economy Disappoints

While the Fed expects to raise interest rates gradually, they are not on any preset course, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said.

February 3, 2016 5 Comments

China Makes A $43 Billion Bid For Syngenta

ChemChina, China’s state-owned chemical corporation, is making an offer on the Swiss seeds and pesticides company.

January 27, 2016 4 Comments

Weight Watchers Stock Rises On Oprah Weight Loss

Oprah announced this week on Twitter that she lost 26 pounds – good news for her, but even better news for Weight Watchers.

January 20, 2016 7 Comments

Oil Falls Below $28 A Barrel, Markets Slide

Oil prices have dropped more than 20 percent this year, and it’s only January. Stocks around the world also fell today.

January 13, 2016 Comment

Recent Changes Mean Powerball Is Even Harder To Win

Winning the lottery has become even harder after a recent change in the Powerball rules increases the odds of hitting the jackpot.

November 18, 2015 5 Comments

E-Cigarette Sales Drop Off

The e-cigarette industry is dealing with inventory issues, increasing safety concerns and some new state laws targeting the industry.

November 11, 2015 Comment

Anheuser-Busch InBev Aggrees To Buy SABMiller In $106 Billion Deal

If the deal is approved by regulators, the merged company would sell about one-third of all beers in the world.

October 28, 2015 2 Comments

Walgreens To Buy Rite Aid In $17 Billion Deal

The merger will consolidate the country’s second and third-largest drug store chains, and will likely get a close look from regulators.

October 21, 2015 2 Comments

Consumer Reports Withdraws Tesla Recommendation

The magazine will now rate Tesla’s Model S sedan “worse than average” after hearing concerns from Model S owners.

October 14, 2015 2 Comments

What Is The Glass-Steagall Act?

During last night’s debate, there were several references to the banking law, which was repealed under President Bill Clinton.

October 7, 2015 2 Comments

UAW Sets Midnight Deadline In Fiat Chrysler Negotiations

In the midst of contract negotiations with Fiat Chrysler, the United Auto Workers union is threatening to go on strike.

September 23, 2015 Comment

Volkswagen CEO Resigns Amid Backlash Over Test-Rigging

Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn announced he is stepping down after the company falsified emissions tests for its cars.

September 9, 2015 Comment

What United Resignations Say About The Airline And The Industry

The chief executive and two senior officials resigned yesterday from United Airlines, amid a federal investigation.

August 26, 2015 2 Comments

How Insulated Is U.S. Economy From Volatility In China?

China’s main index closed down again today, in what has been a very turbulent week for markets in that country and around the world.

August 25, 2015 3 Comments

Jimmy Carter’s Fight To Eradicate The Guinea Worm

The former president and founder of The Carter Center said he wants the last guinea worm to die before he does.

August 19, 2015 8 Comments

Is Ashley Madison Hack Story More About Cybersecurity Or Infidelity?

The parent company of the site, which uses the tagline “Life is short. Have an affair.” says it’s not “hacktivism,” but a criminal act.

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Introducing A New Here & Now Website

Coming June 9, 2016, Here & Now listeners and visitors will experience our stories and journalism online in a whole new way.

June 3 Comment

Teenagers Create Impromptu Exhibit At San Francisco Museum Of Modern Art

As the pair toured the museum, they wondered if they could do better. So 16-year-old Kevin Nguyen decided to get creative.

June 3 3 Comments

‘Silver Linings Playbook’ Author Explores Conformity, Mental Health In New Teen Novel

Matthew Quick published his fourth young adult book, "Every Exquisite Thing," this week.

June 2 13 Comments

Do Meal Kits Provide Great Taste Along With Convenience?

Resident chef Kathy Gunst tested a multitude of meal kits, and gives co-host Jeremy Hobson the inside scoop.