A leading Senate critic of online surveillance wants the government to stop widespread spying on phone calls, texts and emails, saying the “digital dragnet” doesn’t make the country safer, and only hurts the U.S. economy.
The widening gap between the wealthiest Americans and everyone else has been matched by a slowdown in state tax revenue, according to a report being released Monday by Standard & Poor’s.
U.S. workers face a dim future, with stagnant or falling pay and fewer openings for full-time jobs.
Americans are more anxious about the economy now than they were right after the Great Recession ended despite stock market gains, falling unemployment and growth moving closer to full health.
A Federal Reserve report finds that Americans are continuing to struggle even five years after the Great Recession, with one-quarter of U.S. families saying they are “just getting by.”
Seventy percent of Americans, including 86 percent of Republican voters, say undocumented immigrants are threatening the U.S. economy, and the country’s traditional customs, values and beliefs.
WASHINGTON (CBS DC) – In a wide-ranging interview on U.S. foreign policy, the Africa summit and American business, President Barack Obama said that his track record speaks for itself, noting that “there’s almost no economic […]
The behavioral and academic gap between boys and girls has grown larger than divides between rich and poor, and even race, with experts saying the widening gender gap has created a “crisis” that is hurting the U.S. economy.
The Federal Reserve is widely expected Wednesday to stick with its aggressive efforts to strengthen a still-subpar economy.