- One In Seven American Women Lived In Poverty Last Year
September 16 2014 4:50 PM
The poverty rate for American women is at a two-decade high.
- Recovery? Poor And Middle Class Not Feeling It
September 16 2014 12:41 PM
The latest U.S. Census Bureau data show that median household incomes and the poverty rate haven't recovered from the recession.
- High School Students Who Work Earn More Later
September 15 2014 2:38 PM
High school seniors who work part time earn more on average five to 10 years after graduation than their peers who don't work.
- NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo Heads For Second Term
September 09 2014 11:04 PM
Cuomo was challenged by a liberal law professor who accused him of being too far right for New York.
- In RI Governor Primary, Raimondo Wins Dem, Fung Takes GOP
September 09 2014 10:49 PM
Raimondo, the state general treasurer, would become Rhode Island's first female governor.
- Scott Brown Wins 2nd Chance For Senate Seat
September 09 2014 9:34 PM
Former Massachusetts Sen. Scott Brown has won the Republican nomination for Senate in New Hampshire. Could he help the GOP take the Senate?
- For Black Women, The US Job Market Is Difficult Territory
September 05 2014 3:38 PM
And with many black women in service or government jobs, they are especially vulnerable to the sluggish U.S. economy.
- Many 'Missing Workers' Are Prime Working Age
September 05 2014 2:22 PM
The number of Americans who have exited the labor force is at a historic low.
- Just When The Economy Seems To Pick Up Steam ...
September 05 2014 11:44 AM
Unemployment dipped but that was largely due to Americans leaving the labor force, a troubling sign for the state of the economy.
- How Is Al-Shabab Funded These Days?
September 04 2014 3:04 PM
While it's hard to keep track of the clandestine militant group, experts say they've diversified their finances in recent years.
- Good News: People Are Quitting Their Jobs
August 12 2014 12:31 PM
The number of Americans quitting their jobs to find a better one fell during the recession and has yet to recover completely — until now.
- Young Black, Hispanic Workers Still Face Toughest Job Hunt
August 01 2014 1:05 PM
The employment-to-population (EPOP) ratio tells you more about the U.S. economic recovery than the "new jobs" numbers.
- Stocks Tumble, Dow Down 200 Points
July 31 2014 12:25 PM
Weak U.S. data contributed to the bearish tone as jobless claims rose more than expected in the latest week.
- For Therapists, Isla Vista Mass Killings A Teachable Moment
May 29 2014 12:07 PM
For those in mental health and law enforcement, Elliott Rodger's killing spree is prompting discussions of how better to prevent such tragedies.
- Glaring Gaps Revealed In Government Data From Flight MH370
May 27 2014 12:19 PM
The Malaysian government today released some of the raw data it used to determine the whereabouts of the missing MH370.
- What Will The Thai Coup Mean For Markets?
May 22 2014 10:43 AM
After the Thai military took over on Thursday, economists say it could help stabilize markets, but only for now.
- What EU Google Ruling Means for You
May 13 2014 12:50 PM
Once someone brings a case against Yahoo or Microsoft's Bing, then the same ruling will apply.
- Money Advice From Mom
May 09 2014 2:15 PM
What was the best money advice you ever received from Mom?
- Runoff Likely After Round 1 Of Afghan Election
April 26 2014 4:58 PM
Regardless of outcome, the U.S. and the West look forward to a more engaged post-Karzai relationship.
- US Treasury Criticizes Yuan's 'Unprecedented' Movement
April 16 2014 7:37 AM
China's GDP growth slowed to its slowest pace in 18 months; as a result, officials are looking for ways to maintain the 7.5% target growth rate.