Tobacco giant Reynolds American is buying Lorillard and acquiring Newport, a popular menthol cigarette. In a shrinking market, Newport is one of the few U.S. brands gaining market share. It is particularly popular among African-American smokers. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Amid Smoking Decline, Look Who's Still Lighting Up

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/336386346/336905926" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Justice Dept. Charges FedEx For Online Drug Shipments

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/333173673/333173674" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

We can all work up a stinky sweat — welders, ballerinas and number-crunchers alike. Would you want to know? emreogan/iStockphoto hide caption

toggle caption emreogan/iStockphoto

Coping With A Co-Worker's Body Odor Takes Tact

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/331798973/331899994" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Declining Domestic Sales Speed Talks For Tobacco Mega-Merger

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/330760881/330760882" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

A team-building exercise involving marshmallows and knives is led by Create-Learning. This is relatively tame compared with some co-worker bonding activities. Clark Dever/Courtesy of Create-Learning hide caption

toggle caption Clark Dever/Courtesy of Create-Learning

Paintballing The Boss: Office Team-Building Exercises Gone Bad

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/329527787/329731546" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Helping employees take the time to go for a walk instead of reaching for junk food when energy flags boosts productivity, some firms find. Jamie Grill Photography/Tetra Images/Corbis hide caption

toggle caption Jamie Grill Photography/Tetra Images/Corbis

Targeting Overweight Workers With Wellness Programs Can Backfire

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/327388276/327583185" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Hobby Lobby Ruling Raises A Question: How To Define 'Closely Held'?

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/327369386/327369387" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

For homes near the Hague River in downtown Norfolk, flooding is now a regular event. On a calm day, at high tide, the water laps just inches from the top of the barrier. Yuki Noguchi/NPR hide caption

toggle caption Yuki Noguchi/NPR

As Sea Levels Rise, Norfolk Is Sinking And Planning

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/324891517/325073924" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Sprint Might Finally Get Its Way With Possible T-Mobile Deal

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/319222844/319222845" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

When A Retail Giant Shops For A CEO, A Good Fit Is Hard To Find

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/318888348/318888349" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

A coal-fired power plant in Colstrip, Mont. The Environmental Protection Agency wants U.S. power plants to cut carbon pollution by 30 percent. Matt Brown/AP hide caption

toggle caption Matt Brown/AP

Will EPA's New Emission Rules Boost Your Power Bill? It Depends

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/318261777/318266906" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Workplace bullying even happens at the NFL. Investigators concluded that Miami Dolphins lineman Jonathan Martin was harassed by other teammates. John Minchillo/AP hide caption

toggle caption John Minchillo/AP

States Consider Bills To Crack Down On Workplace Bullies

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/311889777/316269212" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

In Rare Concession, Credit Suisse Admits Criminal Wrongdoing

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/313996741/313996742" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Pfizer is pursuing British drugmaker AstraZeneca, in part because it wants to lower its tax rate by moving its headquarters to London. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Companies Face Backlash Over Foreign Mergers To Avoid U.S. Taxes

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/312191035/312197678" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Some universities have stopped investing in coal companies, but many others don't see the point. An aerial view of the Coal Hollow Mine in Utah in 2012. Ethan Miller/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption Ethan Miller/Getty Images

When Colleges Ditch Coal Investments, It's Barely A Drop In The Bucket

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/310449120/310476562" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript