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Nike's Phil Knight, 77, To Step Down As Chairman
Nike co-founder Phil Knight helped to transform the company into a global behemoth. Linda Wertheimer talks to Allen Brettman, a reporter with The Oregonian, about Knight's exit as chairman.
Puerto Ricans Fear Troubled Economy Will Inflict Real Pain
Officials avoided a default, paying hundreds of millions of dollars in debt payments. With a stagnant economy, more than $72 billion in debt and little cash, the U.S. territory is in economic trouble.
Not All Online Restaurant Reviews Are Created Equal
Reviews on TripAdvisor or Yelp by tourists tend to be significantly more lenient than reviews by locals. Reviews written a long time after the reviewer visits the restaurant are similarly lenient.
Justice Department Investigates Airlines For Possible Price Collusion
The department is investigating whether U.S. airlines worked together to keep ticket prices high. Prosecutors want to know if they held back competition by limiting flights and seating capacity.
Trump Backlash Shows Latino Consumers' Growing Influence
Macy's decision to sever ties with Donald Trump after he made derogatory comments about Mexican immigrants is the latest business partnership the real estate mogul has lost in the past several days.
Designer Donna Karan Steps Down To Focus On Philanthropy
Linda Wertheimer talks to Robin Givhan, fashion critic for The Washington Post, about Donna Karan's decision to step down from Donna Karan International.
Georgia Leads A Push To Help Ex-Prisoners Get Jobs
Federal grant money is flowing to skills training programs for ex-offenders. But aid will be successful only if employers are willing to hire them. That's where state re-entry programs show promise.
Jobs Report Expected To Show 'Stronger Momentum' In Economy
Economists surveyed by Reuters are predicting that employers added about 230,000 jobs to their payrolls in June. That's less than the month before but still a pretty strong showing.
As The NBA's Free Agency Period Begins, LeBron James Has All The Power
NPR's Rachel Martin talks to sportswriter Bob Ryan about the start of NBA free agency Wednesday, and the man with the most power in the NBA — LeBron James.
Justice Department Investigates Possible Collusion In U.S. Airline Industry
NPR's Robert Siegel talks with Sen. Richard Blumenthal, who asked the Justice Department to investigate possible collusion in the U.S. airline industry to keep ticket prices high.
The Economics Of Airline Baggage Check; To Pay Or Not To Pay
NPR's Robert Siegel interviews Rick Seaney, CEO of Farecompare.com, about the economics of luggage fees for airlines. JetBlue started to charge fees for the first checked bag on Wednesday.
Justice Department Investigating Airlines For Possible Price Collusion
The department says it is looking into "possible unlawful coordination" by several major carriers. American and United have confirmed that they are among the airlines under scrutiny.
Frontier Airlines Exit Leaves Delaware Without Commercial Flights
Frontier Airlines is saying goodbye to New Castle Airport in Wilmington, Del. That makes the second-smallest state the only one in the country without access to commercial passenger flights.
Industry Payments To Doctors Are Ingrained, Federal Data Show
The latest data on payments from drug and device companies to doctors show that many doctors received payments on 100 or more days last year. Some received payments on more days than they didn't.
Toyota's Top Female Executive Resigns After Arrest
Julie Hamp was accused of importing the prescription painkiller oxycodone in violation of the country's narcotics laws. She was arrested June 18 but has not been charged.