The main Shanghai stock index has dropped 30 percent since mid-June, triggering margin calls that have fueled further selling.
When the U.S. reopens its embassy in Havana, it will increase its staff. That should mean more help for American businesses hoping to gain a foothold on the Communist island.
Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis says there's as much at stake for the rest of Europe as for Greece itself should they fail to reach an acceptable bailout deal.
Real estate mogul and reality TV star Donald Trump is polling surprisingly well in New Hampshire. NPR unpacks Trump's appeal to the state's voters.
The health insurance company Aetna announced Friday it will buy rival Humana for $37 billion. The merger comes as other health insurers consider consolidating to cut costs.
The country's banks could hardly be in a more precarious position. The European Central Bank has stopped lending Greece money and a referendum Sunday could spell the country's exit from the eurozone.
Also this week, misconceptions about slavery. And, the struggle for gay Christians trying to keep the faith.
After the firing of a key figure at the website, moderators of many of Reddit's most popular sections have gone private in apparent protest.
If the deal passes antitrust scrutiny, it would be the largest such acquisition in the insurance industry. It's the latest sign of consolidation in health insurance in the wake of Obamacare.
West African cocoa farmers earn less than $1 a day. Those low wages could jeopardize the future of chocolate labor, as young farmers find better opportunities to earn a living, a new report warns.
- FDA Approves Vertex’s Two-Drug Combo For Cystic Fibrosis
- Biogen Offers Up To $1 Billion for AGTC’s Ophthalmology Gene Therapy
- Zagster Adds $3.5M to Expand Targeted Bike-Sharing Programs
- XRpro Resurrects Icagen With Buy of Some Pfizer Ion Channel Assets
- Why I Killed Noncompetes at My Startup—And You Should, Too
U.S. employers added a solid 223,000 jobs in June, and the unemployment rate fell to 5.3 percent, a seven-year low. The numbers reflect a job market moving close to full health.