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.
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.
The economy added 172,000 jobs over the month according to ADP, and jobless claims dropped unexpectedly last week.The reports allay some fears that a disappointing May jobs report was the start of a steep downward trend.