A doll with thousands of programmed phrases is on the way, and the product rollout will provide a chance for Mattel to showcase the iconic character's "enormous back story."
More and more, it's companies—not individuals—that are benefiting from free-speech rights.
From Russia to your local gas station, the consequences of low fuel prices are clear. But the consequences of those consequences are less apparent.
To weed out hires who might go on to misbehave, recruiters are relying on ethics questionnaires, personality tests, and credit histories. But can they truly anticipate misconduct?
A family printing business in eastern Kentucky was struggling after coal's decline. Then the CFO got sent to Babson.
Many employers who discriminate don't do so intentionally, yet few are aware of concrete steps they can take to override their subconscious biases.
Jay Z and other ultra-famous stars declare a revolution in the form of $20-a-month subscriptions.
Disability Insurance is providing a much-needed safety net for 9 million Americans, but basic flaws in the program's structure mean that many never work again.
"When people start looking for whom to blame, the answer is simple: Joe-six-pack who wanted a $99 flight from New York to L.A." A veteran pilot on cost pressures in flight-crew training.
The growth of linguistic tourism from Louisiana to Ireland
Why "unapologetic" may be the most important word in a city's recovery plan
Ellen Pao's claim against top venture-capital firm Kleiner Perkins seems to have come up short, but it's brought heightened attention to gender discrimination in tech.
The neighborhoods outside of sunny metro areas are gobbling up the country, just like they were before the Great Recession.
The New York Times should make the print edition more expensive before switching to online only, BuzzFeed CEO Jonah Peretti says.
Because revenues are spread evenly across franchises, owners don't gain much financially when their teams win.
Certain multisyllabic phrases—geographic sorting, economic agglomeration, cumulative advantage—are all fancy ways of saying smart young people move toward jobs and density.
Even though the housing market is improving, some owners with troubled properties won't see relief anytime soon.
Research shows that when governments provide citizens with economic security, they embolden them to take more risks.