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Employers added just 130,000 jobs in August, another sign that the economy is slowing. Job gains for June and July were revised downward. Factories, in particular, have seen a slowdown.
Attorneys general from eight states and the District of Columbia have launched a probe into Facebook and its market dominance. The Justice Department has also launched an antitrust review of big tech.
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Jury selection is scheduled to begin Friday in the trial of a former Dallas police officer Amber Guyger. Guyger shot and killed neighbor Botham Jean in his apartment after mistaking it for her own.
Officials at the New York state health department are now focused on vitamin E as one possible culprit in the cluster of respiratory illnesses among people who vaped cannabis.
BahamasEvac Services founder and owner Neko Gibson talks with NPR's Rachel Martin about what he's seen during his company's search and rescue efforts.
Harley-Davidson has unveiled prototypes of electric bicycles.
NPR's Noel King speaks with Aaron David Miller, a former Middle East negotiator for the State Department, about the resignation of the Trump administration's special envoy for Middle East peace talks.
In the hurricane-ravaged Bahamas, people are desperately trying to get off Great Abaco Island, one of the islands hardest hit by Dorian.
NPR's Rachel Martin talks with Health and Human Services Assistant Inspector General for Evaluation and Inspections Ann Maxwell about a report on the mental health needs of children in HHS custody.
The communities that might be most prepared for a storm like Dorian are also ones that are the most vulnerable to sea level rise. Because of climate change, Charleston floods on a regular basis.
Robert Mugabe has died at 95. He led Zimbabwe from its independence from Britain in 1980 until 2017.
NPR's Noel King speaks with Vickie Woolard, one of the owners of a family-run construction company working in the Outer Banks, about Hurricane Dorian's arrival in North Carolina.
NPR's Noel King talks to economics journalist Binyamin Appelbaum, whose new book traces what he describes as a revolution in the way we think about the U.S. economy.
A new study finds that a person's attention is depleted just by having a smartphone in sight.
A man in central India says crows attack him when he leaves the house. He thinks it's related to an incident from years ago.
The jury in the Ghost Ship fire trial reached mixed decisions. The 2016 fire, at an Oakland, Calif., warehouse that served as an artists' collective, killed 36 people.
It was a disastrous week for new British Prime Minister Boris Johnson. NPR's Noel King talks to Brexit researcher Georgina Wright of the Institute for Government in London.
As a deal between the U.S. and the Taliban takes shape, the top American general for the region insists there will continue to be a need to combat terrorism in Afghanistan.
Recovery and rescue efforts are underway in the Bahamas after Hurricane Dorian. Also, health officials are looking at the role of vitamin E and vaping in respiratory illnesses.
On their first date, Tom Gasko and his husband Donnie Pedrola talked for hours about vacuum designs. "Most people aren't that passionate about something," Pedrola tells Gasko at StoryCorps.
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