Janelle Jones is the first Black woman to serve as chief economist at the Labor Department. She says helping marginalized groups boosts the entire economy.
After a year of being shut down due to the pandemic, Coney Island's amusement parks have reopened — at a third of their normal capacity. But business owners are glad to see the parks come alive again.
NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with three women who are shaping U.S. economic policy about how the Biden administration plans to tackle economic losses suffered by women in the pandemic.
EPA Administrator Michael Regan says the nation's water infrastructure needs to be "stronger and more resilient to face the climate change impacts that we are seeing right here right now."
The long-awaited Shuttered Venues Operators Grant, administered by the Small Business Administration, is now accepting applications.
Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms says police morale is "improving significantly" after it hit a low last summer and that she is confident the city will get to the "other side" in bringing crime down. "We are a resilient city," Bottoms said.
Judges in Texas are being told it's not their job to enforce a CDC order aimed at stopping evictions. Housing groups fear that a wave of unnecessary evictions will leave thousands homeless.
Emory business professor Tom Smith spoke with GPB's Sarah Rose about the effect a boycott against Georgia's major corporations could have on the state.
The International Monetary Fund predicts the U.S. economy will grow at its fastest pace in decades this year, lifting the outlook for worldwide economic growth.
A new book delves into humanity's long march to overcoming distrust.
The Treasury secretary is adding her support to a widely discussed proposal as part of the Biden administration's tougher approach to corporate taxes.
Although the overall jobs market is starting to come back, youth unemployment remains stubbornly high, creating a lot of anxiety among the latest class of college and high school seniors.
The proposal would overhaul roads, transit, utilities, Internet access and more in the name of creating jobs. It's also intended to combat climate change, racial inequality and competition from China.
Hiring by U.S. employers accelerated sharply amid an improving public health outlook and a new round of $1,400 relief payments.
It's Opening Day in baseball, and that means you'll still be able to eat unhealthy food while watching the game. But ordering that hot dog or beer will be different this year.