The decision, confirmed to NPR by a U.S. official, will set the stage for President Trump to reverse a decision by then-President Barack Obama to reject the project.
The General Services Administration says while the contract bars elected officials, the Trump Organization may lease the Old Post Office because President Trump moved his businesses into a trust.
NPR's Audie Cornish talks to Business Insider reporter Hayley Peterson about the state of Sears. The company's owner told shareholders Tuesday there is substantial doubt the retailer will survive.
The rules would require Internet providers to tell consumers what data they collect and get consent before selling. Republicans said ISPs were facing stricter regulations than companies like Google.
Decades ago, an orchard in Washington state began producing "Aplets & Cotlets," a version of a confection based on childhood memories and hard work — and still beloved in the Pacific Northwest.
Self-driving delivery robots have popped up on the sidewalks of Washington, D.C. — and other locations have expressed interest. The bots learn about traffic patterns with every trip they take.
Demonstrators at a Jersey City, N.J. city council meeting demanded that council members commit to not giving a tax break for a large development planned by the Kushner family real estate company.
Middle-aged white people without college degrees are increasingly likely to die of suicide or drug and alcohol abuse. The lack of a pathway to solid jobs is one reason, two economists say.
Trump picked up big margins in small and rural counties. But those areas would take the biggest hit with tax credit changes, according to an NPR analysis of data from the Kaiser Family Foundation.
Immigration lawyers are getting a wave of calls from farmers looking for foreign "guest workers." The farmers are worried that they'll lose their existing workers to an immigration crackdown.
Shares of the company's stock tumbled 12 percent today after the company acknowledged Tuesday that its future viability is not a sure thing. The company lost $2 billion last year.
President Trump's properties have been attracting a large and generous circle of buyers, from wealthy Russians to a Chinese businesswoman. Many questions are being raised about the deals' ethics.
The stock market is reacting to news out of Washington, D.C., about the fate of health care legislation and other items on the White House agenda. NPR's Kelly McEvers talks with trader Ted Weisberg about trends on Wall Street.
The owner of a Massachusetts compounding pharmacy was acquitted of second-degree murder, but guilty of racketeering and fraud in the 2012 fungal meningitis outbreak that killed 64 people.
Jane Mayer writes in the New Yorker about Robert Mercer and his daughter, Rebekah, who have poured millions of dollars into Breitbart News, and who pushed to have Bannon run Trump's campaign.
A man wipes off the headlights of the L.L. Bean Bootmobile in the parking lot at the facility where the famous outdoor boot is made. L.L. Bean is pushing back against a boycott led by a group urging consumers not to shop at retailers that support Pr…
Trump tours a Carrier factory in Indianapolis, Dec. 1, 2016. Chuck Jones, the union leader who claims President-elect Donald Trump lied to Carrier employees while touting a deal to keep jobs in the U.S., says he started receiving harassing phone cal…
The sight of workers sleeping on the job is common in China, where a surplus of cheap labor can lead to downtime and employees at startup companies work long hours.
This story is part of a weeklong Yahoo series marking one year since the opening of relations between the United States and Cuba.
More institutional investors are increasingly looking to global small-caps for hits.
Supporters of Obamacare staged rallies across the country on Thursday denouncing efforts to repeal the landmark law.
Twitter is considering whether to build a premium version of its popular Tweetdeck interface aimed at professionals.
The GPU company is flying high at the moment, but there are three potential problems investors should look out for.
The department store chain's annual report made it clear that the company faces significant challenges -- but it wasn't all bad news for investors.
Amazon's voice-activated assistant Alexa has had one glaring disadvantage compared to the competition -- but not for long.
A smartwatch could double Fitbit's addressable market but will the product have the mass market appeal needed to make it happen?
The consulting and outsourcing giant is investing heavily in high-growth markets.
Shares of the gunmaker are bucking overall weakness in the firearms industry.
The Big Board may win the world's biggest IPO in history.