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Detroit Bulks Up With New Classic Muscle Cars
Muscle cars of the 1960s and 70s, with their oversized engines and racing stripes, hit the skids when oil prices soared. But in Detroit, some are calling now the new golden era of the muscle car.
Who's Behind The Latest Ethnic Food Trend? Maybe It's A Government
It's no accident that Peruvian cuisine has become popular in recent years. It's government policy – one that a number of middle-income nations are adopting to flex their muscles on the global stage.
As Health Apps Hop On The Apple Watch, Privacy Will Be Key
The notion of receiving nutrition advice from artificial intelligence on your wrist may seem like science fiction. But health developers are betting this kind of behavior will become the norm.
Who, Or What, Crashed The Market In A Flash In 2010?
The cause of Wall Street's flash crash has been debated ever since it happened. Officials arrested a lone trader working in his parents' London home, but some question whether he was really to blame.
Comcast Drops $45 Billion Bid For Time Warner Cable
Comcast called off its pending merger with Time Warner Cable Friday morning. Regulators were concerned that a combined company would control too much of the market for broadband Internet service.
At The Heart Of A Watch, Tested By Time
Watchmakers have long thrived by selling timepieces that will be cherished as family heirlooms. But, if pragmatism rendered the pocket watch obsolete, what happens when watches become computers?
Fake Medicines Do Real Damage: Thousands Die, Superbugs Get Stronger
In tests of anti-malarial pills and antibiotics, 9 to 41 percent didn't meet quality standards. And the world does a crummy job chasing criminals who reap $75 billion a year from counterfeit meds.
2 Years After Garment Factory Collapse, Are Workers Any Safer?
At the site of the Rana Plaza tragedy in Bangladesh, families gathered to remember their loved ones and call for better working conditions. Changes have been made, but there's a long way to go.
Comcast Calls Off Merger With Time Warner
Comcast is abandoning its $45 billion takeover of Time Warner Cable. For more details, Steve Inskeep speaks with NPR's Yuki Noguchi.
Comcast Cuts The Cord On Deal With Time Warner Cable
The Justice Department had raised concerns over the proposed $45.2 billion merger, which would have brought nearly 30 percent of TV and about 55 percent of broadband subscribers under one roof.
What Happens When You Run a Company With (Almost) No Rules?
When Ricardo Semler became the CEO of his father's company, he reorganized it with the belief that less management and more flexibility meant a better workplace and bigger profits.
A Look At 'Blackbird,' The First Film On The New 'Black Netflix'
The Urban Movie Channel, created by BET founder Robert L. Johnson, is being touted as the black Netflix. Its first original movie, Blackbird, is about a gay interracial romance in the Deep South.
Will Apple's Newest Gadget Ignite A Smart Watch Movement?
As Apple's smart watch goes on sale, there are some big questions about the whole idea of the wrist watch as a computer, including whether consumers come to see them as a luxury or a necessity.
Slow Fashion Shows Consumers What It's Made Of
It has been two years since more than 1,100 workers were killed in a garment factory collapse in Bangladesh. "Ethical fashion" is gaining momentum — though what that means depends on whom you ask.
SkyWest Now Says Several Passengers Were Ill On Diverted Flight
The airline initially said just one passenger lost consciousness. It still doesn't know what caused the crisis.