Why is New York scrapping its language test for cab drivers at the same time London is planning to enact a similar one?
Massachusetts legislation aims to diminish gender-based discrimination in the workplace.
New research suggests that the American dream isn’t alive in Scandinavia—but generous redistribution of wealth isn’t a terrible consolation prize.
Aicheria Bell helped file a lawsuit to allow stylists like herself to serve customers without technically committing a crime.
Sairee Chahal built a platform that connects women across India with flexible careers, allowing them to balance the competing demands of family and a job.
The company has struggled to compete with Didi Chuxing, the world’s largest ride-hailing platform, on its home turf.
The Gawker founder, still reeling from the damages awarded to Hulk Hogan, called it “a bitter day.”
Where the instruments of tragedy go, ethical quandaries often follow.
Didi Chuxing, the Chinese ride-hailing service, bought Uber’s subsidiary in the country in a deal valued at $35 billion.
Four couples in Oregon are trying to ease the burdens and costs of modern parenthood by sharing a home, a truck, and nightly dinners.
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A film exploring the motivations, aspirations, and drawbacks of being female on Wall Street is long overdue.
Even in a city with some of the best health-insurance coverage rates and a glut of medical facilities, residents just a few miles apart are projected to have vastly different lifespans.
Five years ago, three black female lawyers were getting tired of feeling isolated at company after company. So they created their own.
Food-safety concerns have, unsurprisingly, hurt a company that plays up its high-quality ingredients.
Seeking prosperity through lax business and tax regulations leaves countries worse off.
Noam Gundle, who teaches high-school biology in Seattle, talks about how he’s seen the public-education system change in the last 15 years.
A lesser-known but increasingly popular work permit has created a funnel for foreign artists, actors, and other creative types who want to work in the United States.
Women are in fact more likely to choose lower-paying jobs, but numbers do a poor job of highlighting the cultural biases that can shape their decisions.
Wealth isn't necessarily bad in and of itself, but a new report suggests there's a correlation between the rich getting richer and everyone else getting left behind.
Washington, D.C., has embarked on an aggressive clean-energy plan, but a big challenge will be making sure it doesn't worsen existing inequalities.