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Economy

The IMF Wants Your Gas to Be More Expensive

Fuel prices don't accurately reflect their environmental impact, the international body says in a new report.

When Supporting a Family Means Running Two Businesses

When her parents became ill, Ericka Trinh took over her mom's St. Paul beauty salon and started a bakery business on the side. She doesn't sleep.

Opinion

Women in Low-Wage Jobs Are Underpaid and Overloaded

Despite holding better educational credentials than ever before, women continue to make up two-thirds of the workers earning $10.10 per hour or less.

The Geography of Debt in the U.S.

Americans along both coasts take on the greatest amount of debt, according to a new study, while Southerners suffer the most from overdue bills.

Climate Battle Plan Shifts to Bottom Line

Democrats hope to shift the politics of climate change by highlighting what they say are the massive costs of failing to curb greenhouse-gas emissions.

Cathy McMorris Rodgers Expects Export-Import Bank to Be Reauthorized

The Republican leader breaks with the majority-leader-in-waiting on a major issue for Washington state.

Many Hurdles in the Race to Recess

Congress will try to deal with the border crisis, VA reform, and a host of other issues before adjourning for the summer on Thursday.

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The IMF Wants Your Gas to Be More Expensive

Fuel prices don't accurately reflect their environmental impact, the international body says in a new report.

When Supporting a Family Means Running Two Businesses

When her parents became ill, Ericka Trinh took over her mom's St. Paul beauty salon and started a bakery business on the side. She doesn't sleep.

Opinion

Women in Low-Wage Jobs Are Underpaid and Overloaded

Despite holding better educational credentials than ever before, women continue to make up two-thirds of the workers earning $10.10 per hour or less.

The Geography of Debt in the U.S.

Americans along both coasts take on the greatest amount of debt, according to a new study, while Southerners suffer the most from overdue bills.

Climate Battle Plan Shifts to Bottom Line

Democrats hope to shift the politics of climate change by highlighting what they say are the massive costs of failing to curb greenhouse-gas emissions.

Cathy McMorris Rodgers Expects Export-Import Bank to Be Reauthorized

The Republican leader breaks with the majority-leader-in-waiting on a major issue for Washington state.

Many Hurdles in the Race to Recess

Congress will try to deal with the border crisis, VA reform, and a host of other issues before adjourning for the summer on Thursday.

Show More