From Tennessee to New York, programs to promote more and stronger marriages have struggled to show results. Experts say other strategies might help, including a public-awareness campaign on the benefits of stable marriages.
This weekend is the last show for the ‘Greatest Show.’ In part, it's a sign of changing attitudes about appropriate treatment of animals. But it doesn’t mean the allure of acrobats and live spectacle has disappeared.
Home prices are rising to pre-recession levels, and there are more new homes selling, too. Yet the housing supply is not meeting demand in some regions, which is raising prices too high for certain buyers.
Job opportunities in many parts of Tennessee are plentiful, but too many residents don't have the skills to fill them. Now leaders are trying to smooth the path to higher education and to a better-trained work force.
The Trump administration promises to review Obama-era fuel-economy standards that helped spur the electric car market. But federal policies aren't all that matters.
The city's gigabit network has earned it a reputation as a flourishing tech hub. Now, city leaders are trying to figure out how to spread the digital wealth to residents left behind.
Still reeling from the financial crisis, black-owned banks are struggling to serve low-income, minority communities. But they're getting new and unexpected attention from black Millennials, who are wealthier than their parents.
Germany's Lidl says it will open 120 high-quality, low-price stores on the US East Coast by the end of 2018.
A once-thriving hub of rocket launches at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida is ready for its second life.
A January report from ADP is confirming what economists have been projecting for months: American workers will see more jobs and higher wages in 2017.
Houston-based Axiom Space is raising money to build the commercial successor to the ISS, which is due to retire between 2024 and 2028.
The new and flourishing business of cannabis is drawing large numbers of women execs. Why does marijuana draw a higher percentage of women than many other industries?
Will federal, pro-business policies under the Trump administration, plus incentives from states, bring more overseas factories – and jobs – to the US?
To help you get the most out of your returns, here are a few important changes for the 2016 tax year.
Within a week of dismal sales and major cuts announced by retailers including Macy's and Sears, Amazon says it's growing in a big way.
Digital currency trading can be risky for investors, but in China's case, the risk extends to the rest of the economy, too.
As sales of packaged foods decline, the booming pet foods and services sector has attracted global food companies.
Job growth was strong in 2016, yet not as robust as in 2015. Some believe that the economy is nearing full employment, with a dearth of workers who can fill the jobs that are available.
Two American retail store icons – Macy's and Sears – are struggling. But why is T.J. Maxx growing, and online giant Amazon opening new brick-and-mortar retail stores?
With 24 cities on 'red alert' due to serious air pollution amid a surge in industrial production, China wrestles with the environmental challenges of a boom and bust economy.
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