January 25, 2015 | NPR · The leftist Syriza party, which has vowed to roll back EU-mandated austerity measures, appears to have edged out the ruling center-right party of Prime Minister Antonis Samaras.
January 24, 2015 | NPR · If elected on Sunday, Syriza would be the first anti-austerity party to come to power in the Eurozone. But it would still have to pay off Greece's debt and help the country out of a deep depression.
January 23, 2015 | NPR · Dealers are extending loans to a growing number of people with weak credit, and more of them are having trouble making payments. The situation is evoking comparisons to the subprime mortgage boom.
January 22, 2015 | NPR · The European Central Bank will begin buying up Eurozone country government bonds in a bid to stimulate Europe's flagging economy. The Federal Reserve implemented a similar program after the 2008 financial crisis, and it is credited with helping to keep the U.S. economy on track.
January 22, 2015 | NPR · The president's call for mandatory paid sick days starred in his State of the Union address. But forget the big speech: It may be small businesses — and state lawmakers — that decide this debate.
January 22, 2015 | NPR · What would incomes look like for U.S. families today if the income distribution were the same as it was in 1979?
January 22, 2015 | NPR · The ECB will begin buying up eurozone member government bonds in a bid to stimulate Europe's flagging economy. America's Federal Reserve had a similar program that aided recovery from its 2008 crisis.
January 22, 2015 | NPR · Steve Inskeep talks with David Frum, senior editor at The Atlantic, about what, if anything, Republicans can work with in President Obama's State of the Union address.
January 22, 2015 | NPR · In his State of the Union address, President Obama talked about middle-class tax cuts, free community college and paid sick leave. The next day, he headed to Boise to drum up support for his ideas.
January 22, 2015 | NPR · Along California's central coast, the city of Monterey and the Army's Defense Language Institute have formed a partnership, saving about $2 million a year by sharing costs.