By Lauren C. Williams on April 20, 2014
More than 3 million people got their smartphones stolen last year, many of which weren't sufficiently protected with as much as a simple passcode to keep the phone's data safe, according to a new survey.
By Tara Culp-Ressler on April 18, 2014
The gap in life expectancy between the richest and poorest Americans is more than a decade.
By Bryce Covert on April 18, 2014
The single biggest predictor of whether someone will be out of work for a year or more is the state of the economy.
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By Bryce Covert on April 17, 2014
Fifteen people dead, millions of dollars' worth of damage, and a leaky patchwork of agency oversight still haven't prompted action.
By Scott Keyes on April 17, 2014
A reminder of how dangerous it is to be homeless, even in warmer weather.
Kimberly Erin Caselman has filed a lawsuit against the company, alleging its company-wide policy to put pregnant workers on leave violates the law.
New York City lawmakers proposed raising the minimum wage to $15 an hour for large chain stores and restaurants.
By Alan Pyke on April 16, 2014
Emergency personnel will see no pension cuts and others are getting a much smaller cut than had been offered before, but that's cold comfort for many.
By Bryce Covert on April 16, 2014
Tennessee will be the first state to make attendance at a two-year college totally free.
By Lauren C. Williams on April 16, 2014
Twitter is buying its longtime data partner, Gnip, for an undisclosed amount of cash so it can profit off users' data by selling it to advertisers.