In 2009, the U.S. Navy started offering a career break to help retain service members. Now the other armed forces—and private companies—are following suit.
Six states in Europe’s normally passport-free Schengen Area have brought back passport controls. So what’s coming next?
Will your city go into triage mode, double down on progressive policies, or flex its financial muscle in 2017?
Want to see how men and women fare differently at work? Change gender.
According to a recent study, the former are much less comfortable with luck determining well-being.
About 70 million Americans have criminal records, and some of them struggle to find jobs decades after their offense. Advocates of expungement say it levels the playing field—and boosts the economy.
Help with navigating everyday challenges—like housing, transportation, and child care—can be key to completing job training, a new report finds.
Departing from a focus on pure craft, more schools are helping students learn how to turn a profit.
The Facebook founder wants to get out and see more of America in 2017. He should think more carefully about his own back yard.
From mock customer-service scenarios to simulations of technical procedures, VR is branching out in the workplace.
A sampling of city-focused events around the world. This month: housing policy, innovations in design and technology, urban watersheds, and more.
Income inequality and poverty used to be separate phenomena in America. Today, it’s a different story: More than forty percent of U.S. counties have high rates of both.
The country’s largest employer—the U.S. military—is switching to a new retirement and savings system, with big consequences for troops and their families.
The founding director of the National Museum of African American History and Culture talks about what comes next for a museum drawing historic crowds to Washington, D.C.
A roundup of the best stories on cities and urbanism we’ve come across in the past 365 days.
Just as income inequality has become a fixture in many Americans’ understanding of the country, so too must accelerating regional divides.
Shared work spaces are popping up far away from urban cores.
The U.K. capital debates the impact of Brexit—and much more.
After the initial hype fizzled, “Silicon Alley” thrived by playing to the city’s strengths as a financial powerhouse.