The new book Back Channel to Cuba, reveals how U.S. presidents, from Kennedy on, have held secret talks with Havana, even though the public stance was silence toward Cuba.
Warren tells Morning Edition that audio tapes made by an investigator working for the New York Fed reenforce the perception of a disturbingly cozy relationship between regulators and banks.
Elizabeth Warren says a new recordings of conversation by Federal Reserve officials show that the same kind of cozy relationships that led to the 2008 meltdown continue.
NPR’s TV critic Eric Deggans visited the set of FX’s cross-border crime drama, discovering the way the show’s Spanish-language scenes help reveal new dimensions to the series’ Mexican characters.
Ello is the viral social network of the moment. Ad free, invite only and with the option of anonymity, it’s generating tons of chatter as the latest alternative to Facebook.
Researchers have found a gene that affects how strongly you experience bitter flavors. And those who aren’t as sensitive eat about 200 more servings of vegetables per year.
The Royals move on to the American League Division Series after beating the Athletics 9-8 on Tuesday night. It was the Royals first appearance in a postseason game in 29 years.
Applying to the program for immigrants illegally brought to the U.S. as children provides a work permit and prevents deportation, but costs $465. Mexico is helping some of its citizens with that cost.
Unfortunately for sports fans, the rules aren’t expected to change much, as the NFL could still negotiate blackout rules through contracts with broadcasters. It does, however, end FCC protection.
If a suspect threatens officers, police say they have a right to defend themselves. But a Justice Department report said the police in Albuquerque have used force unnecessarily; two ex-officers agree.
A man who flew to the U.S. from Liberia has tested positive for Ebola. He was not sick on the plane, but developed symptoms later. He is currently in isolation at a hospital in Dallas.
Mayor Bill de Blasio signed an executive order Tuesday that raises the hourly rate from under $11.90 to $13.13 an hour for thousands of fast-food and retail workers.
A wearable PET scanner and lasers that could control individual brain circuits are among the projects funded by a $46 million federal effort to accelerate research on the human brain.
Commerce and payments are splitting up. Ebay is breaking away from PayPal and its payments operation will turn into a separate, publicly traded company.
The security lapse happened when President Obama visited the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta. The incident continues to raise questions about the Secret Service’s efficacy.