In the early 20th century, Standard Oil was broken up because of its vast power. Today, many think Facebook, Google or Amazon present similar threats, but they proceed unchallenged. In "The Curse of Bigness," law professor Tim Wu argues that…
By Paul Solman
If Congress back pays employees once the shutdown ends, the workers would be required to pay back any unemployment benefits they received.
By Gretchen Frazee
The number of furloughed federal employees seeking unemployment benefits jumped in the first two weeks of the shutdown, topping 10,000 during the week of Jan. 5.
By Christopher Rugaber, Associated Press
They range from extending the current Medicare program to people age 55 and older, to a single-payer system that does away with insurance companies and employer-based health insurance altogether.
By Philip Moeller
By Lisa Mascaro, Catherine Lucey, Jill Colvin, Associated Press
In a call with reporters, White House Council of Economic Advisers chairman Kevin Hassett said Tuesday the shutdown is reducing economic growth more than predicted. He said the "hope is this resolves quickly and that it won't have a major…
By Nick Corcodilos
There are two fatal flaws in the entire recruiting and hiring process, writes columnist Nick Corcodilos. Here's how to fix them.
The gates are open at the Everglades National Park, but with no one to collect entry fees, business is drying up. The partial government shutdown couldn't come at a worse time for the region, which depends on tourists and is…
By Gretchen Frazee
After lawmakers overwhelming voted against Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal, the nation has until March 29 to come up with an alternative.
By Rianka Dorsainvil
The new year is a great time to right the ship. But if you're at risk of not following through, here are some strategies to help you succeed.
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