The bipartisan $1.2 trillion infrastructure spending bill Congress passed early this month promises massive investments in Georgia highways and bridges, public transit, electric-vehicle charging stations and broadband deployment.
Elon Musk reportedly made $36 billion in a single day. What if he gave a sixth of that to the World Food Programme? We ask researchers how much of a change $6 billion could bring.
Retailers are racing to get merchandise onto store shelves in time for the busy holiday shopping season. But with ports and warehouses overflowing, many orders are tied up in traffic.
It's not the tsunami of evictions that some experts had feared, but eviction filings are rising sharply in many cities. Meanwhile, $47 billion from Congress to help is finally reaching more renters.
Consumer prices were 6.2% higher in October than a year ago as inflation continues to chip away at the buying power of households across the country.
The backlog of ships and cargo in the Port of Savannah remains high due to a shortage of truck drivers, equipment and warehouse workers.
The U.S. is facing its worst affordable housing crisis in generations. The heart of the problem is we just doesn't have enough homes. There's too much demand and not enough supply.
The House passed the trillion-dollar legislation known as the "Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill" and set up another vote for President Biden's "Build Back Better" plan.
We look at the latest push - and resistance - to the passage of President Biden's $1.75 trillion social spending bill, as well as what this week's elections mean for the Democratic party.
U.S. employers added 531,000 new jobs as the unemployment rate fell to 4.6%. Millions of would-be workers are still on the sidelines, though, leaving the pace of the recovery in doubt.
Companies from Mondelēz to McDonald's are raising prices to offset higher costs for transportation and because of labor and other problems along the supply chain.
A Georgia Senate study committee is looking into the high costs of schools in the University System of Georgia, particularly their ongoing fees introduced after the 2008 recession that were supposed to be a temporary measure.
The Fed left interest rates near zero on Wednesday but announced plans to start removing some of the support it has provided to the economy as inflation hits its highest point in 30 years.
Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen says she expects inflation pressures to ease in the latter half of next year. Yellen spoke to NPR from Scotland, where she's attending climate meetings.
Food delivery workers zip around New York City on e-bikes, risking accidents and theft, as they fulfill orders from various apps they call "ghost bosses."