A new analysis finds eliminating the "tipped minimum wage" would reduce poverty rates and narrow the wage gap.
Many low-income workers get just four or five hours of rest each day. Research shows their bodies might never recover.
More results from our State of the City poll.
How the worst apple took over the United States, and continues to spread
Many factors influence people's attitudes about community service organizations, including whether or not they know those groups exist.
Research shows schmoozing for career growth can make you feel slimy—literally. It doesn't have to be that way.
Americans are far more likely to work on weekends or in the dead of night.
Some farmers are facing a crisis this harvest season because trains aren't keeping up with transport demand.
It can take as little as 2 hours for one stomach-flu sufferer to contaminate half of a single office.
Across Rio, brothel revenues were down anywhere from 15 to 50 percent.
Living away from home for college offers lasting benefits. But that option is available to an increasingly privileged few.
A photographer finds beauty in a city's declining commercial center.
And fully 17 percent said they consistently don't have enough to cover basic costs.
The same tech that’s helping farmers with legal crops is a boon to the agricultural underworld.
An experimental program is using "barbershop intervention" to bring health education to African American men.
The U.S. economy added 2.2 million jobs that require post-secondary education between 2010 and 2014. Here's how they shake out.
A minimum-wage increase will be a boon to tens of thousands of workers in San Francisco, D.C., and other cities. These hikes don't stymie business—in fact, they don't go far enough to address inequality.
The other education gap.