2019 marks the 60th anniversary of the world's most famous doll, Barbie. It's an opportunity to look back at the journey of its creator, Ruth Handler, a visionary leader and model for women.
Trump may find it harder to maintain support for his escalating tariffs on China if the US economy shows further signs of weakness.
Student loan defaults have risen sharply, and the number-one reason is deceptive and misleading practices by for-profit institutions.
The Fed said it's ready to act to 'sustain the expansion.' The latest jobs report suggests it may have to act soon.
An economist explains why the long-term drop in the participate rate is an even bigger problem for the US economy than the May slowdown in jobs growth.
If headlines about bombings and airplane crashes are making you rethink your international travel plans this summer, a look at how many Americans actually die abroad should set your mind at ease.
Political fallout from the Vietnam War gave Congress more power to control foreign affairs, but they have been reluctant to use it.
The new charges are much more serious than the computer misuse charge in the initial US extradition request. Will the Australian government intervene?
The number of Airbnb properties has exploded since its founding in 2008. A hospitality management expert looked at how this has hurt hotels.
Growing fears of a US conflict with Iran show why the kind of unilateral sanctions the Trump administration imposed last year don't work.
US-China relations are fast deteriorating, leading to fears that a ‘cold war’ may be brewing. A China expert explains what’s motivating its behavior.
The first great power rivalry of the 21st century has begun – and it's unlike any rivalry the world has ever seen.
Trump claims the tariffs he’s imposed on imports from China and elsewhere are saving US industries and jobs. The data offers a murkier picture.
An economist explains why the US and Chinese governments are most likely to dig in their heels rather than find a compromise to end the costly trade conflict.
While the Treasury secretary says House Democrats lack a 'legitimate' reason for demanding Trump's tax returns, a former IRS attorney explains that the law says otherwise.
The holiday honors a 19th-century battle between the French and the Mexican armies that, strangely enough, may have influenced the outcome of the US Civil War.
Companies often go out of their way to avoid clearly explaining actions like firing people or informing investors and others of bad news.
President Trump has been attacking the Federal Reserve for months and appears intent on nominating political allies to its board. An economist explain what typically happens next.
If the Swedish charges against Assange are revived he could face a second extradition request, on top of the existing request from the US. Then it will be up to the UK to decide which to prioritise.
A quarter-century ago, more than 100 nations agreed to engage in freer trade with one another and signed the declaration that established the World Trade Organization.