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President Trump floated possible budget cuts to social programs in an interview at the World Economic Forum in Davos this week.
The Wuhan coronavirus is already having an impact on China's markets.
Most American apparel is made overseas. But as consumers demand more accountability, that number is starting to slowly change.
Impeachment takes over the Senate. Democrats battle for a spot at the top in Iowa. And Trump visits Davos. The roundtable dissects another non-stop week in the news.
A new WBUR poll shows Sen. Bernie Sanders surging in New Hampshire, with an impressive 12-point lead on the second-ranked Democratic candidate for president, Pete Buttigieg.
The report suggests that after decades of economic and social change in Boston, severe inequalities of race and income are only magnified in its public schools.
The World Economic Forum published a new report on social mobility.
The Freedom Dividend is presidential candidate Andrew Yang's idea to pay $1,000 to every adult in America each month.
More than 95% of clothing sold in the U.S. is imported. But there are signs that "Made in America" is making a comeback.
One-quarter of Nick Kristof’s high school class died prematurely. The New York Times columnist went back to his hometown to find out why.
The down of DuPont, Washington, just went through a bitter mayor's race over the divisive issue of warehouses.
A proposal would allow Massachusetts communities to assess a tax of up to 2% on certain real estate transactions without needing approval from lawmakers.
How is the economy really doing? We put the noise of politics aside and break down the numbers, right down to your wallet.
Writer Adam Davidson the changing economy is opening up new opportunities for people to find fulfilling careers.
The Massachusetts senator unveiled a plan she said would make the process of declaring bankruptcy easier and cheaper for many Americans with debts they can't pay. It also would largely...
President Trump threatened sanctions for Iraq if they expel U.S. troops.
The minimum wage increased in 21 states at the start of the new year.
Oil futures spiked on Friday following news that the U.S. has killed Iranian General Qassem Soleimani.
In Oakland, homelessness increased nearly 50% over the past two years due, in large part, to rising rents and evictions.
Boeing. WeWork. Wells Fargo. Corporate outrages lead to CEO ousters. Even major industry groups say it’s time for reforms. Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren have appealed to voters who believe...