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.
In an interview with NPR's Morning Edition, Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg said the plan is "fully paid for" and that not making the investment is a "threat to American competitiveness."
Restaurants in New York City are allowed to increase their indoor dining capacity to 50%. Locanda Vini e Olii in Brooklyn won't do any indoor dining until every staff member has been fully vaccinated.
Alec MacGillis, author of the new book Fulfillment, says a union vote by Amazon workers in Alabama could determine "what life is going to look like for the working class in America in years to come."
As some film celebrities, including Star Wars' Mark Hamill, call for a boycott of Georgia's film industry in response to the newly passed elections law, some industry workers say the effort is misdirected.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is extending an order preventing evictions. It was set to expire this week, which could have displaced staggering numbers of people from their homes.
Getting evicted during COVID can risk a person's health and doom their ability to find a home. The extension this week of a federal order preventing evictions could save many people from that fate.
Unpaid electric bills ballooned during the pandemic to more than $27 billion, and many now face the risk of having their power shut off.
A new study looks at the effect of unemployment benefit generosity on employment levels during the Covid-19 pandemic.
If one of the world's largest container ships had remained solidly lodged in the Suez Canal for much longer, it could have had far-reaching implications.
Efforts to free the Ever Given — as more than 320 ships wait to pass through the blocked canal — have made incremental progress over the weekend, with another refloating attempt set for Sunday.