Sunday

View show

Pedestrians pass the Dow Jones display ticker in Times Square on Wednesday in New York. U.S. shoppers spent cautiously this holiday season, a disappointment for retailers that slashed prices to lure people into stores and now must hope for a post-Christmas burst of spending. Frank Franklin II/AP hide caption

toggle caption Frank Franklin II/AP

Business

Retail Workers Bear Brunt Of Sluggish Holiday Sales

Listen Loading… 3:55
  • Playlist
  • Download
  • Embed
    <iframe src="http://www.npr.org/player/embed/168283255/168292484" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
View show

Sunday

View show

Police Lt. Ray Mesek registers a rifle at a gun buyback event on Saturday in Bridgeport, Conn. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Shootings In Newtown, Conn.

Despite Tragedy, Conn. Gun Seizure Law May Have Prevented Others

Listen Loading… 3:53
  • Playlist
  • Download
  • Embed
    <iframe src="http://www.npr.org/player/embed/167896821/167903977" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
View show

Sunday

View show View show

Sunday

View show

Laborers work on a building in Kabul, Afghanistan. Following the drawdown of U.S. troops and NGOs, many construction companies are without projects and being forced to close offices and downsize. Musadeq Sadeq/AP hide caption

toggle caption Musadeq Sadeq/AP

Afghanistan

Afghan Contractors Feeling Drawdown Pinch

Listen Loading… 3:45
  • Playlist
  • Download
  • Embed
    <iframe src="http://www.npr.org/player/embed/166812671/166819200" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
View show

Sunday

View show View show

Sunday

View show View show

Sunday

View show View show

Sunday

View show

Congresswoman Tammy Baldwin greets supporters at a campaign rally for President Obama on Nov. 3 in Milwaukee. Baldwin became the first openly gay candidate to win a U.S. Senate seat. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption Scott Olson/Getty Images

House & Senate Races

Senate Win In Wis. A 'Turning Point' For Gay Rights

Listen Loading… 3:24
  • Playlist
  • Download
  • Embed
    <iframe src="http://www.npr.org/player/embed/164888535/164894044" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Despite the well-publicized dangers and laws against it in many states, texting or emailing while driving remains a huge problem. Robert F. Bukaty/AP hide caption

toggle caption Robert F. Bukaty/AP

All Tech Considered

Distracted Driving: We're All Guilty, So What Should We Do About It?

Listen Loading… 3:48
  • Playlist
  • Download
  • Embed
    <iframe src="http://www.npr.org/player/embed/164876282/164876327" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
View show

Sunday

View show View show