William Clay Ford, a descendant of auto industry pioneer Henry Ford and owner of the Detroit Lions, has died at age 88. He bought the NFL team in 1963.
The Eataly food emporium plans to open a $55 million theme park in Italy, devoted to the nation's culinary pleasures. Some have dubbed it the "Disneyland of food," but Italians aren't impressed.
After years of selling drugs and serving prison time in Detroit, Isaac Lott now works to help reclaim abandoned homes. He says he is hopeful about his own future, as well as the future of the city.
American job training programs are failing to turn out enough skilled workers to fill job openings in the U.S. That's puzzling to some Europeans, who have a different system for training workers.
Hourly wage gains of 2.2 percent are exceeding the annual inflation rate, raising hopes that Americans will soon be able to spend more at retailers, car dealers and other businesses.
NPR's Women in Tech month launched with daily Twitter conversations, Newsweek says it found the mysterious founder of Bitcoin, and 30,000 flock to Austin for South by Southwest Interactive.
A Newsweek cover story explores the identity of "Satoshi Nakamoto," the purported founder of the digital currency Bitcoin. Though it's drawn doubt and controversy, Newsweek is standing by its story.
The February jobs report was better than expected, as employers added 175,000 jobs. The unemployment rate ticked up to 6.7 percent, though, as people who'd given up on finding work were drawn back.
The California Democrat, who was inspired by a controversial documentary, says the killer whales are too large and too intelligent to be confined.
Members of the Oglala Lakota Nation have made their own digital currency — a sort of Bitcoin. They hope that having their own crypto-currency, called MazaCoin, will strengthen their independence.
Although the jobs number was better than economists had expected, the unemployment rate rose to 6.7 percent from 6.6 percent.
BOSTON — The Massachusetts economy lost 4,500 jobs in January, but the state’s unemployment rate fell to 6.8 percent in the month.
BOSTON — Obama arrived Wednesday afternoon after a Connecticut event with New England governors promoting raising the federal minimum wage to $10.10 an hour.
The U.S. tech giant is going through a major restructuring that could result in some 13,000 layoffs, both in the U.S. and abroad.
The plan includes proposals to raise taxes on wealthy individuals, upgrade roads, enhance job training and finance pre-K programs.
BOSTON — Eric Rosengren cited continued labor market weakness in calling for a “patient approach” to tightening the central bank’s stimulus.
U.S. home prices increased 11.3 percent in the fourth quarter of 2013, compared to the previous year.
BOSTON — The number of single-family homes sold in Massachusetts last month jumped to the highest January level since 2007.