But don't celebrate just yet.
The 17 percent of workers who deal with erratic scheduling tend to be those who can afford instability the least.
How a New York state program helps out-of-work people start businesses while still collecting unemployment insurance.
How self-segregation and concentrated affluence became normal in America.
The poor spend relatively more on what will keep them alive, because they must, and the rich spend more on what will keep them rich, because they can.
A new study looks at whether or not a college degree can chip away at income disparities.
This downturn and recovery have been different than others, and workers of all types have suffered.
Integration isn't easy, but Louisville, Kentucky, has decided that it's worth it.
Even though the housing market is improving, some owners with troubled properties won't see relief anytime soon.
Economists say that the resource is currently too cheap. Will dry conditions finally help give the issue the political clout necessary to charge more?
What happens when the country's largest state runs low on water?
A UPS program in Louisville gives students free tuition for working the third shift, but at what cost?
Fewer than half of Americans say they're likely to relocate, even if they think their town is headed in the wrong direction.
Recent battles over national politics, government spending, and the future of the country has left many disillusioned with federal policies.
According to a new poll, economic mobility and diversity are key components of a good city or town.
The most recent Allstate/National Journal Heartland Monitor poll asked Americans to assess the cities and towns they call home.
Developers have had to get creative when it comes to salvaging America's failing shopping centers, turning them into hospitals, churches, and even parks.
In Pennsylvania, losing an eye on the job warrants as much as $261,525. In Alabama, it can only get you $27,280.
Though the economy is improving, a third of those still looking for work have been jobless for more than six months.