At the same time, a new Interior Department plan designated nearly 10 million acres in Alaska as off-limits to any future oil and gas leasing. Reaction has been mixed to the draft plan.
The newly elected leadership in Greece is against budget cuts imposed by the European economic zone in return for bailing it out. Renee Montagne talks to Tom Nuttall of The Economist.
Oil industry representatives are criticizing the decision, but analysts say the shale revolution will buy the industry time to develop safe technology in the threatened environment.
The federal budget deficit will fall in 2015, the sixth consecutive year of decreases relative to the overall economy, according to new figures by the Congressional Budget Office.
News last week that SkyMall's parent company has filed for bankruptcy protection inspired an outpouring of odes to the kitschy in-flight catalog.
Alexis Tsipras, who led Syriza to a momentous win in the parliamentary election, was sworn in today amid fears about what his win means for the country's bailout agreements with the European Union.
Sling TV launches in a few weeks. That's the new streaming service from Dish that allows viewers to stream content previously only available through cable.
Greece's radical left Syriza party is the first anti-austerity party to win elections in Europe, throwing into doubt whether the troubled country stays the course on an international austerity plan.
NPR's Scott Simon remembers the many hours he has spent at 30,000 feet paging through the in-flight catalog SkyMall. SkyMall filed for bankruptcy this week.
A handful of chefs and food companies are experimenting with fish-like alternatives to seafood. But the market is still a few steps behind plant-based products for meat and dairy.
AAA Northeast reports Monday that self-serve, regular has dropped in the past week to an average of $2.08 per gallon.
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