Rural grocery stores are being reinvented by town councils, coops, even high school students. When
Art and design, while often positioned as luxuries, are actually big, underutilized economic drivers. Just look at the elevated High Line Park in Manhattan, a private-public project that is generating more jobs, revenue, and investment than expected. And don't forget the joy factor.
The annual Forbes 400 list of wealthiest Americans has landed amid heated rhetoric over 'class warfare.' Members saw their net worth ($1.53 trillion combined) rise 12 percent in the past year.
More people turned to Medicare and Medicaid last year and fewer relied on employers for health insurance coverage, the Census Bureau reported Tuesday. What does this portend for Obama's health-care reform law?
Hispanics saw one of the sharpest rises in poverty rate, with more than 1 in 4 now living below the poverty line. That's more than double the poverty rate for non-Hispanic whites.
Poverty rate rose faster in the South than anywhere else. Behind the raise in poverty rate: inmigration of minorities and reliance on jobs in industries hit hard by the recession.
Susana Martinez has made headlines recently for her push to repeal a state law that lets illegal immigrants get a New Mexico driver's license.
Over the past decade, child poverty grew in 38 states. Economic recession and housing foreclosures are among the major reasons, wiping out earlier gains, a new report finds.
Retail sales are up 0.5 percent, their biggest gain in three months – but consumer sentiment is at a three-decade low.