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Miss Universe competition bought by JKN Global, Chakrapong ‘Anne’ Chakrajutathib : NPR
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Miss Universe competition bought by JKN Global, Chakrapong ‘Anne’ Chakrajutathib : NPR

Thai business tycoon and transgender activist Chakrapong “Anne” Chakrajutathib poses for a photo after a news conference Thursday in Bangkok. Sakchai Lalit/AP hide caption toggle caption Sakchai Lalit/AP Thai business tycoon and transgender activist Chakrapong “Anne” Chakrajutathib poses for a photo after a news conference Thursday in Bangkok. Sakchai Lalit/AP BANGKOK — A Thai business...

Sen. Chuck Grassley asks Iowa voters for eighth term in Senate race : NPR
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Sen. Chuck Grassley asks Iowa voters for eighth term in Senate race : NPR

Iowa Republican U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley poses for a photo outside Atlantic Coca Cola Bottling Co. in Walcott on Oct. 14. Clay Masters/Iowa Public Radio hide caption toggle caption Clay Masters/Iowa Public Radio Iowa Republican U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley poses for a photo outside Atlantic Coca Cola Bottling Co. in Walcott on Oct. 14. Clay...

Twitter could be Elon Musk’s white whale : NPR
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Twitter could be Elon Musk’s white whale : NPR

Tesla CEO Elon Musk is about to seal the deal to buy Twitter for $44 billion. Jae C. Hong/AP hide caption toggle caption Jae C. Hong/AP Tesla CEO Elon Musk is about to seal the deal to buy Twitter for $44 billion. Jae C. Hong/AP Elon Musk has been founding companies since the dawn of...

Saturday’s Powerball lottery drawing balloons to $800 million : NPR
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Saturday’s Powerball lottery drawing balloons to $800 million : NPR

A patron enters a liquor store as a sign displays the Powerball jackpot, Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2022, in Baltimore. Julio Cortez/AP hide caption toggle caption Julio Cortez/AP A patron enters a liquor store as a sign displays the Powerball jackpot, Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2022, in Baltimore. Julio Cortez/AP DES MOINES, Iowa — No one won...

Facebook parent Meta reports revenue drop amid Big Tech slump : NPR
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Facebook parent Meta reports revenue drop amid Big Tech slump : NPR

Meta employees demonstrate the Meta Quest Pro virtual reality headset during a media preview at the Meta Store in Burlingame, Calif. on Tuesday, Oct. 25. Nic Coury/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Nic Coury/Bloomberg via Getty Images Meta employees demonstrate the Meta Quest Pro virtual reality headset during a media preview at the...

Ukrainians are starting new lives in safer parts of the country : NPR
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Ukrainians are starting new lives in safer parts of the country : NPR

Millions of Ukrainians forced from their homes and jobs are starting new lives in safer parts of the country. Some are finding it hard to make ends meet. AILSA CHANG, HOST: The U.N.’s International Organization for Migration says more than 10 million Ukrainians have fled their homes in eight months of war. Many fled the...

Pennsylvania Senate candidates Fetterman and Oz spar in only formal debate : NPR
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Pennsylvania Senate candidates Fetterman and Oz spar in only formal debate : NPR

In a debate hosted by NewsNation Tuesday night, Democrat John Fetterman and Republican Mehmet Oz sparred over issues such as abortion, foreign policy and fracking. NewsNation/Screenshot by NPR hide caption toggle caption NewsNation/Screenshot by NPR In a debate hosted by NewsNation Tuesday night, Democrat John Fetterman and Republican Mehmet Oz sparred over issues such as...