As the U.S. creeps towards its debt ceiling and a political standoff takes shape, NPR's Juana Summers speaks with two of the negotiators who helped broker a deal to raise the debt limit in 2011.
From an obscure congressional maneuver to a trillion-dollar coin, there are many ideas out there to help the U.S. avoid debt default, but they are untested and have major potential problems.
New England winters are warmer and bring more rain than snow due to climate change. That means local snowplow drivers have limited work, and must find alternatives to a once reliable livelihood.
At the World Economic Forum in Switzerland, economic leaders have a grim view of the global economy. NPR's A Martinez talks to Ken Rogoff, a professor of international economics at Harvard.
A college kid's mission to prevent misuse of artificial intelligence.
When the Federal Reserve hikes interest rates, the interest rate on your savings account usually follows in step. But recently, that logic hasn't held up.
Layoffs across the tech sector often leave immigrant workers with a narrow window to either find a new job or leave the country. This is the story of an AI specialist who was laid off from Instagram.
Pundits are suggesting creative workarounds to avoid brinksmanship from House Republicans on the debt ceiling.
NPR's Michel Martin speaks with economist Michelle Holder about how the unemployment rate for Black women is rising, despite an overall decline.