The Consumer Product Safety Commission tried for 16 years to make portable electric generators less dangerous. Then a Trump-selected official took charge of the agency.
Now all but forgotten, a group of New York socialites was instrumental to the success of the suffrage movement.
In hopes of securing an MLS expansion team, cities are proposing to spend lots of public money on building arenas.
It will supercharge growth, help the middle class, and boost workers’ pay. Or will it?
The downturn left the country poorer and more unequal than it would have been otherwise.
A group of senators held up a procedural vote for more than an hour Thursday after a new report found the legislation would spike the debt, throwing its final passage into doubt.
How can the country survive the next economic crash if millions of families still haven't recovered from the last one?
In December 2007, the U.S. saw the start of its longest recession since World War II. What lessons have we learned in the intervening decade, and which are we doomed to repeat?
The cryptocurrency’s current price is completely unreal. Then again, so is money.
A group of Republican senators is fighting for tax-hike "triggers" that the right doesn’t want.
In the weeks following the blazes, median monthly rent in Sonoma County jumped more than 35 percent.
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GOP leaders won a key committee’s approval on the way to a Senate vote this week, as holdouts began to fall in line behind the $1.4 trillion plan.
The city’s per-ride fees are expected to raise $16 million next year—$16 million that can get invested in public transit.
The legal battle for control of the CFPB isn’t stopping Trump’s pick from assuming the role of interim director.
A legal showdown over its leadership is overshadowing the importance of its overwhelmingly liberal staffers.
Charities want to reserve a day for donating at a time of year when people are buying more stuff.
Ahead of a key vote this week, senators from states where tax cuts busted the budget want the plan to include a “backstop” in case the party’s rosy revenue predictions don’t come true.
Nothing's foolproof, but there are research-proven changes companies could make.
The workweek got off to a weird start when two people showed up expecting to fill the role of acting director at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
As a college education becomes increasingly important in today’s economy, it’s girls, not boys, who are succeeding in school. For kids from poor families, that can make the difference between social mobility and a lifetime of poverty.
The trend is a departure from the traditional model of donation—and could affect how large sums of money are put to use.
The public seems to be against the plan precisely because they know what’s in it.