Some towns rely on taxes that big-box stores pay to help keep their lights on. But in several states, cities accuse those retailers of undervaluing their own properties so they can pay less tax.
The 'Tonight Show' host talks with Terry Gross about parenting, being entertaining in times of tragedy, and the biggest thing he learned from his time at 'SNL.' Film critic Justin Chang reviews 'Darkest Hour.'
To know where our economy might be going, it pays to know where it's been. From the days of telegraphs and railroads to the 21st-century tech revolution, U.S. businesses have often been at the forefront of innovation. Entrepreneur Bhu Srinivasan documents some of these stories in his book "Americana: A 400-Year History of American Capitalism."
Vanilla, chili, garlic, soy. We'll taste the "Eight Flavors" that writer Sarah Lohman says now define American cuisine and culture.
Prima ballerina Misty Copeland on challenging beauty norms and loving yourself as you are.
NPR Music has turned 10. We have a series of 10 podcasts looking back at some musical memories and moments. On this 2010 episode we listen to the music of Kanye West's 'My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy,' the return of EMO with The World Is A Beautiful Place and I'm No Longer Afraid To Die and the band American Football's return. We also discuss The Beatles coming to iTunes.