Despite harsh winter weather, the economy added 295,000 jobs in February and the unemployment rate fell to its lowest since mid-2008. Those are signs of a recovering labor market that the Federal Reserve might use to justify an interest rate…

European Central Bank President Mario Draghi on Thursday announced an unprecedented plan to purchase 60 billion euros a month in the EU's first stab at quantitative easing. Making Sen$e breaks down how bond purchases work and turns to the Council…

In our news wrap Wednesday, USAID administrator Rajiv Shah announced he’s stepping down hours before the diplomatic deal with Cuba was announced. Shah had overseen the agency’s involvement in secret programs in Cuba. Also, Pakistan mourned and buried victims of…

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