People working for Microsoft's suppliers will receive 15 days of paid leave, currently a rarity.
Research suggests the social safety net encourages risk-taking.
The proposal marks the first attempt by the federal government to regulate payday lenders.
The rise and fall — and tentative rise again — of the "exurb."
What happens when democracy allows for violent proposals?
The notion that genetically modified foods ought to be labelled has caught on. But a new bill in Congress would call a halt to these efforts.
A search for how many bloggers truly live in their parents' basements
Polls show Americans are getting used to the law, which has had some successes, but still, more people oppose it than support it.
You've been making rice the wrong way.
What luxury private transit could mean for people who ride the public bus.
This shouldn't be seen as simply an Obamacare gotcha moment for the Texas Republican, who's made Obamacare repeal a central part of his identity.
The flat tax is the biggest budget-busting giveaway to the top 1 percent you can imagine.
Pharmacies now say they're uncomfortable providing lethal injection drugs.
The actress opted to remove certain body parts to evade deadly cancers -- and that doesn’t make her any less of a woman.
A beautiful video about the pain of losing your space in a city.
A map shows how much money people around the world have to spend after taxes
The DEA's marijuana eradication program faces shrinking funds and changing attitudes.
How the craziest statistic about Chinese growth turned out to be true
Without publicly declaring a campaign, potential candidates get a pass on fundraising rules.
Instead of teaching geography and foreign language classes separately, teachers will ask kids to name countries on a map in a foreign language.