Russia is the world's biggest exporter of natural gas, and the second-biggest exporter of oil.
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In rural Oaxaca, there are basically no jobs. Two cousins have a dream to change that.
NPR's Lisa Chow was in the car for about an hour, rolling around Manhattan in the middle of a snowstorm. She got the car through Uber, the new service that charges more when demand spikes.
On today's show: Three stories about people who, intentionally or not, found themselves breaking the rules.
If you know the right people — and if you can get other criminals to vouch for you — you can go online and buy huge bundles of stolen credit cards. As it turns out, Planet Money knows the right people.
On today's show: a decades-long feud between two big bell companies, located right down the road from each other.
For decades, the world's two biggest handbell companies — headquartered down the street from each other in Pennsylvania — were at each other's throats.
We open up the books and explain how much went to cotton, how much went to workers in Bangladesh, and how much went places we would never have imagined.
The U.S. exports over a billion pounds of used clothing every year — and much of that winds up in used clothing markets in sub-Saharan Africa.
Clothes donated to charity in the U.S. often wind up for sale in African markets. Here's the story of one shirt that started out at a bat mitzvah in Michigan and wound up in a market in Nairobi.