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U.S. Housing Costs: Up, Up, Up, Up

Last month, the government’s measure of the cost of shelter saw its largest increase since 2007.

U.S. Stocks Take a Dive

The news follows more signs of China's economy slowing, uncertainty over when the Federal Reserve will raise rates, and falling oil prices.

Uniqlo Workers Get the Option of a Four-Day Workweek

But they’ll have to work 10-hour days, plus Saturdays and Sundays, to do so.

Job Advice: Just Be Cool

The secret to a successful career may be good social skills.

A Housing Crisis Amid Tens of Thousands of Abandoned Homes

Ten years after Katrina, many New Orleans residents struggle to find an affordable place to live even though the city is full of vacant properties.

U.S. Consumer Prices Rise in July

The Fed is likely to keep the modest increase in mind while deciding whether to raise interest rates next month.

The Uneven Success of America's Housing Policy

Section 8 is supposed to help people move to areas with less poverty, but it’s worked better in some places than others.

How to Get Low-Wage Workers Into the Middle Class

The Service Employees International Union has had unexpected success raising the minimum wage in cities across the country. But how far can they take that success without adding new union members?

The EPA's New Methane Rules for the Oil and Gas Industry

The agency wants to reduce emissions by 40 to 45 percent of 2012 levels over the next decade.

The Town That Decided to Send All Its Kids to College

Residents of Baldwin, Michigan, pooled together their money to provide scholarships for everyone, and it changed the town profoundly.

The End Has Come for Northwestern Football Players’ Unionization Bid

The National Labor Relations Board ruling is a victory for the NCAA amid a tide of legal challenges to its business model.

The Zulily Acquisition and QVC's Quest for a Mom Audience

Some are calling the $2.4 billion deal a bailout. Others see it as a move to reach young Millennial mothers.

Amazon’s Jeff Bezos and His Response to the Times Story

Over the weekend, the newspaper published a long, brutal piece about what it is like to work at the company.

Will Robots Create Good Jobs?

Automation poses a threat to millions of workers, but it could create opportunities for a few.

Retirement Isn't What It Used to Be

As Social Security turns 80, more seniors are returning to the workforce. Is that bad thing?

Why Are Millennials So Obsessed With Food?

Author Eve Turow argues that a generation’s taste for natural ingredients will shape the future of restaurants, grocery stores, and agriculture.

Bedbugs: A Nightmare for the Hotel Industry

A new study found that they’re not only a top concern for travelers, they’re the number one reason to leave a hotel.

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