President Donald Trump’s characterization of immigrants, as people who are a drain public resources, is not backed by the data.
By Gretchen Frazee
New research led by Harvard economist Raj Chetty shows that when cities experience job surges, the gains mostly bypass residents born into poverty.
By Josh Boak, Associated Press
At one health industry company, digital literacy skills are needed across the board.
By Benjamin Herold, Education Week
A financial storm sent stocks plunging to their biggest losses in eight months. The Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged 831 points. The Nasdaq fell 316 percent. Amna Nawaz talks about what may have prompted the selloff with Hugh Johnson, Chief…
By Paul Solman
Until this year, China had been America's -- and the world's -- number one recycling market. But China has shut its doors to plastic waste, which could result by 2030 in more than 100 million tons of trash with nowhere…
Federal Reserve chairman Jay Powell discusses the state of the economy, bigger changes in the job market and why wages haven’t caught up with other economic trends in a conversation with Judy Woodruff. At the Atlantic Ideas Festival, Powell also…
"We're in the midst of a manufacturing renaissance — something which nobody thought you'd hear," Trump said in a speech to the National Electrical Contractors Association Convention in Philadelphia, a day after celebrating the new North American trade deal.
President Trump made renegotiating NAFTA a priority of his administration. What's really in the new United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement and what does it mean for the U.S. economy? Amna Nawaz learns more from Edward Alden of the Council on Foreign Relations.
In our news wrap Wednesday, the Federal Reserve raised a key short-term interest rate for the third time this year, to 2.25 percent. Fed chairman Jerome Powell also said that "widespread tariffs that remain in place for a long time"…
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