Increasing numbers of grandmothers across the United States are raising their grandchildren, many of them living in poverty and grappling with a public assistance system not designed to meet their needs.
In the tumultuous real estate market of the 2000s, some U.S. homebuyers found wealth while others took big hits. But no matter when they bought, most black first-time homeowners lost money, a Johns Hopkins University study ...
People with congenital stationary night blindness, or CSNB, have normal vision during the day but find it difficult or impossible to distinguish objects in low light. This rare condition is present from birth and can seriously ...
The public sector has long served as an equalizer in American society, a place where minority workers could find stable employment that offered advancement and a reliable path to a middle-class life.
The number of people helping out their friends and neighbours dropped significantly following the recession, new research from The University of Manchester finds.
Since the 1968 Fair Housing act was passed, have housing opportunities for people of color improved? Did the Great Recession beginning in 2007 stop or slow progress toward better housing for people of color?
When the Great Recession struck in 2008, it made young people think differently about American higher education, a Stanford economist says.
U.S. factory production rose in December as manufacturers churned out more furniture, computers and clothing, offsetting a decline in autos.
The New York Times Co. says Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim is now the largest holder of its publicly traded shares.
Years after the end of the Great Recession, child poverty remains widespread in America's largest cities. A paper just released by the National Center for Children in Poverty (NCCP), a research center based at Columbia University's ...