Dan Gorenstein | Apr 30, 2013
The new health care law requires individuals to carry health insurance beginning next year, or pay a small fine. Behavioral economists say even a little punishment may go a long way to get people to sign up.
Stacey Vanek Smith | May 1, 2013
Consumer data is becoming a commodity like oil and, like oil, it needs refineries so that companies can profit from it. Meet the data analytics industry.
Sally Herships | May 6, 2013
As getting into college becomes ever more competitive, more students are spending the summers creating fodder for college applications.
Gregory Warner | Apr 10, 2012
Every little thing your doctor does has a special code attached, with a dollar sign. Codes were supposed to make things simpler. Instead, they've touched off an expensive arms race between doctors, hospitals and insurers.
| May 5, 2010
Reporter Scott Tong shares the backstory of his report on the dark side of China's adoption system, including how one convicted baby trafficker offered to sell Scott his daughter during an interview.
| Jul 23, 2010
The 99 Cent Only store's new price hike has sparked two class action lawsuits accusing the discounter with false advertising.
Kai Ryssdal | May 3, 2013
The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that the economy added 165,000 jobs last month, beating analyst expectations. The unemployment rate fell to 7.5 percent, the lowest since December of 2008.
Jennifer Collins | May 2, 2013
President Obama visits Mexico today and will hold talks with President Enrique Pena de Nieto. Among the likely topics: Mexico's vast oil and gas reserves. Production could increase with foreign funding, but that is a touchy move in Mexico.
Todd Melby | May 3, 2013
A young woman takes action to feel safe in an oil boomtown filled with lonely and sometimes aggressive men.
Kai Ryssdal | May 2, 2013
If you work for Rapid Realty in New York City, it's a possibility.