The U.S. Federal Reserve chairwoman described the central bank's positions in a speech Thursday.
Many companies find that skills-based pre-employment tests are better predictors of success on the job.
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At Randolph Technical High School in Philadelphia, students are learning about carpentry, culinary arts, and auto repair. Has the system given up on them, or has it saved them?
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For a rich country, the U.S. has an unusually high child-poverty rate—and spends unusually little on children and families.
A handful of companies in the U.S. are teaching themselves how to raise the insects for human consumption—and hoping that American diners will like the result.
Male and female workers both easily imagine the good that comes with career advancement—but women have an easier time imagining the bad.
Many men—young and old, with children and without—are opting for legal careers that accommodate their lives outside of the office.
After a week of denouncing unaffordable medications, she laid out her plan to cap their costs to patients.
Martin Winterkorn said he was unaware of the emissions scandal involving 11 million diesel cars.
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Inside every dishwasher, refrigerator, and washing machine is a little valve that directs the flow of water. For decades, most of these valves have come from a factory in the northwestern corner of Illinois, but not after today.
When the Federal Housing Administration takes over a mortgage, homeowners often have little say about what happens next.
The absence of maids—exploited, largely invisible workers who decades ago made keeping a house in order look much easier—is one of the biggest reasons today’s middle-class families feel stretched for time.
Portraits of a nation in search of a better life
A federal judge has ruled that Warner / Chappell does not have a valid copyright to “Happy Birthday,” arguably the most famous song in the English language.
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The struggling company is restructuring and backing out of seven countries.