The country's largest beer producer, Empresas Polar, halted operations because the government restricted access to imported barley. But the president has pinned the entire food crisis on Polar.
The U.S. used to be the leading exporter of wheat but some countries are growing more than enough for themselves and exporting huge quantities. Americans watching gluten have softened demand at home.
Venezuela just became one of the few countries in the world that does not sell Coca-Cola. Tom Standage of the Economist tells NPR's Rachel Martin what that says about the Venezuelan economy.
Financial adviser Jude Boudreaux talks with three millennials: Amanda Jones, Kaylie Burns Gahagan and Austin Prater, about how coming of age during the recession impacts their financial plans now.
Medical blogger Jillian Knowles and writer Alex Hardy have both written about moving back in with their parents. They share their experiences, while NPR's Asma Khalid explains the trend.
A new survey finds more young adults now live at home with parents rather than with a spouse or romantic partner. Kim Parker of the Pew Research Center talks about the factors that fuel this trend.
A dispute over labor law changes in France has escalated to a full-fledged confrontation between the government and influential unions, sparking protests and even violence.
Nearly 40,000 striking Verizon workers reached a tentative agreement with the company Friday. <em>Fortune</em> writer Aaron Pressman explains what the deal means for middle-class workers.
After weeks of intense dispute, Verizon and its unions have reached an "agreement in principle." Labor Secretary Thomas Perez mediated the talks, and expects the 40,000 workers to be back next week.
This year marks the 100th anniversary of the Indianapolis 500. Even though it remains the most famous auto race in the world, it's sold out this year for the first time in decades.