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Are You Happy With Your Job?

Find out how your level of satisfaction at work compares to the average American.

The Gender-Wage Gap Is Shrinking—or Is It?

For young people, the difference between male and female earnings is historically low, but it could grow as this generation climbs the corporate ladder, where inequality reigns at the top.

Can David Still Sue Goliath?

Class-action lawsuits, a longtime check on powerful interests, are getting harder to file. Now, lawyers with large groups of clients are getting creative about leveling the playing field again.

For Some, More Money Means a Longer Commute

Of the 20 U.S. counties with the longest travel times, nearly half are among the nation's wealthiest.

Does Social Media Sharing Count as Community Service?

When it comes to being charitable, most Americans agree: In-person action trumps monetary donations and online engagement.

Why It's So Hard for Millennials to Find a Place to Live and Work

The paradox of the American Dream: The best cities to get ahead are often the most expensive places to live, and the most affordable places to live can be the worst cities to get ahead

Can Absence Make the Mind Grow Fonder?

When we stop consuming a favorite food or activity, our longing for it depends on whether we can find a replacement.

The Shrinking of Personal Space at Work

Forget standing desks—some companies are doing away with assigned workstations entirely.

The Murky Boundaries of the Modern Work Day

Americans don't seem to mind long hours that blur the lines between professional and personal life, but they do mind the inability to control their schedules.

Africa's Ebola-Free Countries Are Struggling to Attract Tourists

In the eyes of the geographically oblivious, the entire continent appears infected—which is taking a toll on regional economies.

The Bloody History of Money, From Ancient Rome to ISIS

Finance was linked to violence thousands of years before the Islamic State proposed its own currency.

There's a Dog in This Story, So More People Will Pay Attention to It

A recent study found that current events featuring canines are more likely to get coverage.

What Makes a Good Employer?

When it comes to satisfaction at work, some Americans say that money isn't everything.

Success at Work and Happiness at Home: Mutually Exclusive?

Many Americans are finding it increasingly difficult to balance grueling, but  necessary, work schedules with family time.

The Story of 'Moop': How a Company Came to Be

A Pittsburgh woman managed to build a successful bag company from a failed effort to make a dress.

The Unfinished Suburbs of America

Thousands of acres across the country were partially developed during the housing boom. What should happen to them now?

Good Companies Must Make Nutritious Products—Right?

Knowing a company's charitable initiatives can obscure important nutritional information.

When Is Fortune-Telling a Crime?

All of New York's storefront psychics are technically breaking the law. But they're rarely prosecuted, even when they disappear and leave victims short tens of thousands of dollars.

How the Sharing Economy Makes Working Easier

Platforms like Airbnb and Uber are altering when and how people earn money.

How the Dollar Went From a Simple Banknote to the World's Currency

It emerged from the world wars with a near-monopoly on gold, then was carried by the inertia of a massive economy.

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