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As the Mega Millions jackpot reaches a historic $1.6 billion, we take a look at how states use profits made from the lottery.
On this day in 1987, the stock market dropped 22.6 percent — the largest single-day loss in Wall Street history.
The country's stock market is down 30 percent since January and its currency is also weaker against the dollar.
Secrets, lies, truths and U.S.-Saudi relations. Gloves come off in midterm battles. Elizabeth Warren’s DNA. The roundtable dives in.
The Trump Administration wants pharma companies to list drug prices on ads for all prescriptions paid for by Medicare and Medicaid. Could it drive down costs?
The Treasury Department report comes after President Trump's tax cuts reduced revenue for the government.
Sears once changed the American marketplace. Now, it’s filed for bankruptcy. We’ll look at the retail industry’s latest disruption.
"It stands to reason that the fuel for the state's recent labor force growth is the movement of workers into the state from other states," economists wrote Thursday in an...
As the saying goes, making predictions is hard — especially about the future. Is it possible to do it well?
Top journalists open their notebooks and look ahead to the week’s news at home and abroad.
The stock market was recovering ground early Friday, despite a nerve-racking slide Wednesday that continued into Thursday.
Justice Kavanaugh takes his seat on the Supreme Court. Nikki Haley heads for the exits. Hurricane Michael threatens lives. The weekly news roundtable digs in.
The stock market opened lower again Thursday after a steep sell-off Wednesday, prompting fears on Wall Street.
A state commission aimed at improving the lives of black Massachusetts residents is calling for state agencies, nonprofits and the private sector to harness their resources to help lift up...
A growing Boston has added tens of thousands of households in the last 25 years, but the city's middle class is shrinking overall.
William D. Nordhaus of Yale University, one of the winners, studies carbon taxes aimed at curbing greenhouse gasses and has advocated for countries to use them, something the U.S. does...
Providence-based Deepwater Wind announced Monday that Orsted has entered into an agreement to buy it for $510 million.
Some feel the Trump administration is developing a coherent strategy centered on isolating China.
Economists William Nordhaus and Paul Romer found out they won the prize Monday morning.
Reporting from WHYY in Philadelphia, Meghna and her guests will discuss redistricting in Pennsylvania ahead of the midterms.