Economy

Divides that could define this month's first Democratic debates were on display Saturday when 11 presidential hopefuls addressed the California Democratic Party's annual convention.

from NPR

President Trump says he’ll slap tariffs on all Mexican goods unless Mexico stops migrants from crossing the border into the U.S.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Theresa May announced her resignation today, ending three years as British Prime Minister. Brexit marked her tenure from beginning to end.

Theresa May resigns. Who will replace her and can anyone manage Brexit?

Theresa May announced her resignation today, ending three years as British Prime Minister. Brexit marked her tenure from beginning to end.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The Trump administration is backing off plans to put Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill.

Trump is keeping Harriet Tubman off the $20 bill

The Trump administration is backing off plans to put Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Protests against alleged sexual harassment of McDonald's employees are planned for 13 cities Thursday. And Democratic presidential hopefuls are targeting the company's shareholder meeting in Dallas.

McDonald's protests over sexual harassment grow as shareholders meet

Protests against alleged sexual harassment of McDonald's employees are planned for 13 cities Thursday. And Democratic presidential hopefuls are targeting the company's shareholder meeting in Dallas.

from NPR

The fastest growing cities are in Arizona, Texas, Washington and North Carolina. Columbus, Ohio, is the only Midwestern city in the top 15 fastest-growing populations.

South and West continue rapid growth, according to new population data

The fastest growing cities are in Arizona, Texas, Washington and North Carolina. Columbus, Ohio, is the only Midwestern city in the top 15 fastest-growing populations.

from NPR

American garlic growers have struggled to compete with cheaper Chinese imports of the aromatic kitchen staple.

California garlic farmers benefit from US-China trade war

American garlic growers have struggled to compete with cheaper Chinese imports of the aromatic kitchen staple.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Like any daycare, Penny & Peggy Nairn’s 24 hour childcare and Early Education Center is full of toys and games and puzzles and paints.

When parents work the night shift, babies need a safe place to sleep

Like any daycare, Penny & Peggy Nairn’s 24 hour childcare and Early Education Center is full of toys and games and puzzles and paints.

from Greater LA

Representatives of Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro and opposition leader Juan Guaido are trying to find a peaceful solution after months of bloody clashes and a failed uprising.

An inside look at life in Venezuela, a country in turmoil

Representatives of Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro and opposition leader Juan Guaido are trying to find a peaceful solution after months of bloody clashes and a failed uprising.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

About 7,000 white-collar jobs are being eliminated as part of Ford's massive organizational restructuring. The automaker says it will save $600 million per year as a result.

Ford slashes 10% of its global salaried workforce

About 7,000 white-collar jobs are being eliminated as part of Ford's massive organizational restructuring. The automaker says it will save $600 million per year as a result.

from NPR

Just south of downtown, near the corner of Washington Blvd and Grand, is the campus of LA Trade Tech.

Transgender job seekers face unique challenges

Just south of downtown, near the corner of Washington Blvd and Grand, is the campus of LA Trade Tech.

from Greater LA

Organizers hope to make the South LA transgender career fair an annual event.

Do transgender job fairs work?

Organizers hope to make the South LA transgender career fair an annual event.

from Greater LA

President Trump on Friday falsely asserted that China will pay the tariffs he slapped on Chinese goods coming into the United States.

How a bike importer and a soybean farmer in the U.S. are hurt by the US-China trade dispute

President Trump on Friday falsely asserted that China will pay the tariffs he slapped on Chinese goods coming into the United States.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The Supreme Court said today that an antitrust suit over how Apple runs its app store can move forward. The Trump administration opposed this decision.

Why the Supreme Court let an antitrust case against Apple go forward

The Supreme Court said today that an antitrust suit over how Apple runs its app store can move forward. The Trump administration opposed this decision.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The latest round of tariffs on Chinese imports is expected to hit more products U.S. consumers actually buy, and businesses say they have no choice but to pass the added costs on to consumers.

New round of tariffs takes a bigger bite of consumers' budget

The latest round of tariffs on Chinese imports is expected to hit more products U.S. consumers actually buy, and businesses say they have no choice but to pass the added costs on to consumers.

from NPR

We often hear that 50% of marriages end in divorce, but recent    reports    show the overall divorce rate is down.

Divorce looks different at age 50 and up. How do you navigate the financials?

We often hear that 50% of marriages end in divorce, but recent reports show the overall divorce rate is down.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The possible change involves a different inflation measure to adjust the poverty threshold annually. Anti-poverty groups worry that many low-income people would be pushed off assistance programs.

Trump Administration considering changes that would redefine the poverty line

The possible change involves a different inflation measure to adjust the poverty threshold annually. Anti-poverty groups worry that many low-income people would be pushed off assistance programs.

from NPR

Uber has never been profitable, yet the ride-hailing company may be valued at as much as $90 billion when it goes public Friday. It will be one of the largest tech IPOs ever.

Uber's eye-popping IPO approaches. Is it really worth $90 billion?

Uber has never been profitable, yet the ride-hailing company may be valued at as much as $90 billion when it goes public Friday. It will be one of the largest tech IPOs ever.

from NPR

President Trump has asserted executive privilege over the entire Mueller report, saying he won’t comply with the House Judiciary Committee’s subpoenas for the unredacted report or the…

Trump refuses to allow unredacted Mueller report to go to Congress

President Trump has asserted executive privilege over the entire Mueller report, saying he won’t comply with the House Judiciary Committee’s subpoenas for the unredacted report or the…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Uber and Lyft drivers around the world are on strike, protesting low wages and no benefits. They’re also urging riders to boycott the apps for the day.

Rideshare drivers demand higher wages as Uber prepares for a multi-billion dollar IPO

Uber and Lyft drivers around the world are on strike, protesting low wages and no benefits. They’re also urging riders to boycott the apps for the day.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand