Hispanics and African Americans entered the housing market when it was priciest, and got shut out when home prices dropped, Urban Institute analysis says.
The pay gap between men and women narrowed last year, but not by much.
The central bank cuts bond-buying by $10 billion, will keep a key interest rate low "for a considerable time."
In San Francisco, cab rides are down 65 percent over the last year and a half.
An expert panel has a new plan for navigating the tricky politics around end-of-life care.
Arrests, convictions and prison sentences are among the factors holding back the job market and complicating the central bank's calculations.
Economic growth doesn't tell the whole story about the economy.
In his first public policy speech since taking over at HUD, Castro pushed to expand homeownership and combat the nation's "rental housing crisis."
It looks like the poverty rate has barely budged in decades. But that’s not the entire story.
Washington and Baltimore are making big plans to survive future flooding. But what do you do if you're Ocean City?
Dumb and dumber: we still haven't fixed the credit rating agencies' perverse incentives.
Coca-Cola has a little surprise for '90s nostalgics.
The incarceration rate has fallen this much since Nixon was in the White House.
Median income was flat last year, the Census Bureau said. The only increases in income were among the lowest paid.
The reality, however improved, is still grim.
The iconic cosmetics supplier announced it is leaving the Direct Selling Association after more than a century.
As states debate drug policy, teen use rates decline.
And other takeaways from new Census Bureau data on American income and poverty.
The health law is reducing the uninsured rate, but by how much?
Today’s farms are fewer and bigger.