A persisting puzzle about the U.S. economy is how it can seem both strong and weak. On the one hand, it remains a citadel of innovation, producing new companies like Uber. On the other, the economy is expanding at a snail’s pace of 2 percent annually since 2010. How could both be true? Why isn’t innovation translating into faster growth? The answer -- or part of the answer -- is that American businesses are running on two separate tracks. Call them the “youthful” and “middle-aged” tracks.
"Zero Waste" is the name of the strategy with which the mayor intends to revolutionize the way the city handles its waste, in 18 years.
When people my age look back on their college days, they often recall being “starving” students. But, back in a time when it was possible to complete a university education with some scholarships, a modest student loan and a part-time job, few of my peers were ever truly hungry.
Janet Yellen, the chair of the Federal Reserve, is caught between Donald Trump and a hard place. By most accounts, Trump is an “easy money” guy who would prefer to keep today’s low interest rates to boost job creation.
The International Monetary Fund estimates that Latin America and the Caribbean will grow 1 percent in 2017 and 1.9 percent in 2018, further deterioration of conditions in Venezuela.
Senator and former Republican White House candidate John McCain was diagnosed with a glioblastoma (brain tumor), his office reported Wednesday.
Senate Republicans have revised their health bill, in a desperate attempt to get it approved, and their new project has leaked to the media.
The release of the Iraqi city of Mosul and the death of the leader of the terrorist group, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, could mean the weakening of the new Caliphate and the possibility of restoring peace in the Middle East in the near future.
Do we have a worker shortage? Maybe.
Republican Karen Handel declared herself the winner in the special election in Georgia, in what many posed as an assessment bout of Donald Trump's approval.