A surge in imports is overwhelming transportation networks and testing supply chains, making life hard for small business owners.
Georgia is about to join 25 other mostly Republican-led states in cutting off supplemental federal unemployment benefits before the Biden administration ends the program in September.
The Fed is maintaining its easy money policies for now in an effort to speed the economic recovery. It left interest rates near zero despite a jump in consumer prices.
The U.S. trade deficit is hitting record highs — and it's fueled by a surge in demand for imports, mostly from East Asia. On both land and at sea, the shipping industry is struggling to keep up.
Homelessness has gotten out of control in the Golden State. Will California be able to solve it?
Some business owners say they are struggling to hire enough people to keep their customers happy as tourists return to traveling.
The Labor Department says consumer prices jumped 5% for the 12 months ending in May. That's the sharpest increase in nearly 13 years, as the economy rebounds from the pandemic recession.
Congress approved $47 billion to help struggling renters avoid eviction. But that money still isn't reaching many who need it. And an eviction moratorium from the CDC expires at the end of the month.
President Biden has aspirations for a new era of train travel. Amtrak supporters hope that a new line between New Orleans and Mobile, Alabama, is just the start. But major obstacles stand in the way.
Many offices that have been closed since March 2020 are beginning to bring workers back, but not all companies think they need a return to the old ways.
As pandemic restrictions loosen, tourists flock to Jack Sprat, a restaurant in Girdwood, Alaska. But like many businesses in resort towns, it's having trouble hiring servers as the economy rebounds.
Republican governors are moving to end $300-a-week pandemic payments for the unemployed in a controversial effort to push people back to work. Four states are set to end them this week.
After accidentally sending stimulus checks to ineligible foreign citizens living overseas, the Internal Revenue Service is now asking some banks to help recover money, creating a legal mess.
In May, U.S. employers added two times the jobs they did in April. A long way from replacing the jobs lost in 2020, employers say they'd like to hire more people to keep up with booming demand.
Millions of Americans are behind on rent and billions of dollars from Congress isn't reaching those who need it. A federal moratorium on evictions expires at the end of June so the clock is ticking.