Four former employees of Hewlett Packard are accusing the company of firing older workers and replacing them with recent college graduates during layoffs that have affected 85,000 employees since 2012.
As NASA prepares to stop funding the International Space Station in about a decade, the agency is inviting companies to use the science lab to test their wildest space-business ideas while they still can.
A new crop of startups want to revolutionize the way people bank, save for retirement, and borrow money. But overcoming a strict regulatory environment and cautious customers to upend the traditional financial industry will be a challenge.
New Census data show that household incomes for middle- and low-wage Americans surged in 2015, along with a steep decline in the poverty rate. It raises the prospect that the economy is starting to work for everyone.
Banks are starting to give access to credit to people with low credit scores, according to a new report from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. That's good for the economy but could be a potential problem down the line if borrowing gets out of hand.
Digital currencies such as bitcoin do not fit classic definitions of 'money' and are therefore difficult to regulate with existing laws. It's one of a number of new technology innovations that regulators are struggling to fit into traditional laws.
Though it has the largest economy, the United States ranks ninth of 19 countries in a newly released report by Save the Children, which ranks G20 nations in terms of creating the best environment for raising kids.
The US economy added 287,000 jobs in June, according to the Labor Department. Though economists are uncertain whether that breakneck pace will continue, the surge is a comforting sign after dismal job growth in May and global political uncertainty in June.