At modern auto plants, some tasks, like welding together a car’s body, are entirely automated. But other essential jobs, including major portions of final assembly, are still best left to people.
As many as 41% of American adults deceive their partners by hiding secret debts or accounts. Therapists say it’s increasingly common, and it’s both the loss of trust and resources that hurt.
In 2013, China announced the vast global network of infrastructure and investment projects. The plan will be carried out with Chinese loans and labor. The U.S. is wary of China’s motives.
New York City is rolling out a new solution to the problem of congestion, but questions remain about who exactly will foot the bill.
Facebook’s new chief lawyer is tasked with guiding the firm through increasingly treacherous legal woes. Jennifer Newstead was one of the lawyers who crafted the controversial Patriot Act.
A law — the first in the world — will require retrofits of large buildings, with a price tag in the billions. Buildings are responsible for about 70% of the city’s greenhouse gas emissions.
The U.S. on Monday will tell five countries that they will lose sanctions waivers if they continue to import oil from Iran. David Greene talks to Demetri Sevastopulo of the Financial Times.
Roughly 1 in 7 people around the world do not have any form of identification. This is holding them back from accessing public services. The World Bank is looking for new ways to think about IDs.
Under Trump administration orders, the U.S. Agency for International Development is readying to lay off most staff on Palestinian projects, according to U.S. government communications reviewed by NPR.
If you’re scared of flying, the news of two recent airline crashes might have you in jitters. Instructors who help people overcome that fear say enrollments have doubled since the incidents.