The physical and psychological toll of brutal commutes can be considerable.
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The pledge of $500 million to help build affordable housing in Seattle reflects a nationwide void in addressing the problem.
Many of the big economic questions in coming decades will come down to just how extreme the weather will be, and how to value the future versus the present.
A study shows the Asian-American gender academic gap starts later, giving educators insight into how to help boys of all races and pointing to the influence of social pressures.
Cannabis has downsides, but speculation and fear should be replaced with the best evidence available.
The border wall remains popular only with the president’s base, and shutting down the government over the issue seems unlikely to win new fans.
Dense cities have long promised higher wages, but now that is primarily true for workers with more education, a new analysis finds.
Some in Congress say financial incentives will lead to healthful choices, but having more choices can be problematic when so many Americans are busy and stressed.
Popular definitions for “bear markets” aren’t scientifically based, the economist Robert Shiller says, yet they can contribute to downward spirals.
A new report found that, for the first time, Americans are more likely to die of an opioid overdose than in a vehicle crash. But the likeliest causes of death are still heart disease and cancer.
Companies repeat themselves in dull earnings reports. But when they make many changes in the text from year to year, it often signals trouble.
Newsom, the incoming governor, is expected to propose the longest state parental leave in the nation: six months.
His message to investors seemed to repair the damage from his remarks two weeks ago.
If you had a perfect ability to predict how far the market would fall and when it would bottom out, it would make sense to move money in and out. But you do not.
She has agreed to a more open process, but Democrats who pushed for it may come to regret it.
The incentives of grant funding and career advancement, even the potential for fame, can influence researchers.
Or Portland, Denver, Boston, Dallas, Houston or Los Angeles.
Raising children has become significantly more time-consuming and expensive, amid a sense that opportunity has grown more elusive.
Moves like Mnuchin’s phone calls to bank C.E.O.s could create a broader crisis of confidence.