Bell, Calif., was the scene of some of grossest government abuses of power ever seen in the US, political observers say – and it could end up helping Jerry Brown in his race for governor.
Poverty rate: The ranks of the working-age poor climbed to the highest level since the 1960s as the recession threw millions of people out of work last year.
President Obama on Thursday again stressed his commitment to double US exports in five years and, thus, create 2 million jobs. Is a tougher stance toward China part of his plan?
Case-by-case 'pragmatic' problem solving has created the present recession. How did we get here, and where are we going next?
Michelle Rhee, the D.C. schools chancellor, launched aggressive school reforms under Mayor Adrian Fenty. But with Vincent Gray's win Tuesday, she'll probably be ousted.
Harley Davidson had warned it would move its two Wisconsin operations to other states if the workers rejected the contract. A move would have eliminated about 1,350 jobs.
Cuba announced Monday that 500,000 government jobs will be cut by next year and that more private enterprise will be tolerated. The changes go further than economic opening of the 1990s.
With China labor costs rising, Vietnam is hoping that its cheaper labor will attract more foreign investment. But Vietnam's rickety infrastructure and lack of skilled workers remain obstacles to growth.