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Population and how it changes with the birth rate, mortality rate, and migration, can reveal a lot about the course of the past as well as the future.
Economist Gene Sperling thinks the U.S. should focus on economic dignity to gauge the country's economy.
Why are dollar store owners predicting slower growth later this year?
Is owning a home still the American Dream? A look at the pros and cons of renting versus buying in our special series, "Where We Call Home."
A fishery that was once one of the most lucrative in the Northeast has declined to the point that it had its least valuable year in more than a half...
Senate rejects Trump's border emergency declaration. Boeing jets. No Brexit deal. The college entrance scam. Pelosi on impeachment. Venezuela in the dark.
China wouldn’t take the bulk of U.S. recycling anymore, so some cities and towns are taking a drastic step: They’re burning it.
Houston's mayor is threatening to lay off hundreds of firefighters in order to allocate money for mandated pay raises.
The MIT project shows income inequality is about more than just where people live; it's also about where they shop, eat and spend their free time.
Jerome Powell also said the days of sustained 4 percent growth of the GDP are over.
To describe the Haitian protests as merely “anti-corruption” is to willfully ignore the complicity of the U.S. in installing and upholding corrupt leaders, write Anne Beckett and Aaron Richterman.
Cities and states are offering up cash to attract would-be residents. That catch is you need to be employed full-time somewhere else.
U.S. job numbers in February were the weakest since September 2017, when several hurricanes disrupted hiring.
Manafort learns his fate. House votes on anti-Semitism resolution. Jared and Ivanka’s security clearances. Record-high trade deficit.
It's been more than six months since an overpressurized gas pipe exploded in the Merrimack valley, causing millions of dollars in damage and taking the life of an 18-year-old.
Larry Summers talks about the other economic problem that may be created by low interest rates.
Colorado was the first state in the country to legalize recreational use of marijuana, and now the state is at a crossroads.
Several Democratic presidential candidates have said they are in favor of reparations, writes Rich Barlow. But there are better ways to make amends for slavery, Jim Crow and other racist...
The last car rolls off the assembly line at the GM plant in Ohio. And with it 1,700 jobs. We hear the message from there and beyond, where the economy...
Elimar Gutierrez, an English teacher and translator who lives in Barquisimeto, Venezuela, talks about what daily life is like in the country amid ongoing political turmoil.