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The freeze-up in business confidence, caused in part by the trade war, could wind up affecting consumer confidence.
A proposed rule from HUD would make it harder to hold people accountable for subtler forms of discrimination.
Multiple bids are becoming a rarity, even in the nation’s most competitive real estate markets.
A tension between preparing for bad outcomes and scaring the public.
Female doctors are more likely than other professionals to have children and keep working. The reasons offer lessons for other jobs.
Harsh measures, or even threats of them, can lead to the avoidance of prenatal care entirely.
In an Appalachian town, an unlikely group of activists recognized the early stages of the deadly drug epidemic, and fought in vain to stem its rise.
Americans still aren’t in agreement that mothers should work at all.
A bet by investors that the future will be worse than the present.
A clear signal from the bond market that investors are pessimistic about the economy’s longer-term prospects.
Weakened by court battles with major tobacco companies, the F.D.A. has softened its depictions of smoking-related illnesses required for cigarette packs.
With 1 in 10 Americans saying they misuse drugs, doctors should ask everyone about both illegal and prescription use, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force said.
A search for historical parallels offers both reassurance and angst.
Gun control measures have become more popular. But that shift may not be the biggest factor influencing Congress.
A few major candidates are not focusing their campaigns on the state.
It could wind up undermining the central role the United States has played in the international financial system.
Millions of Americans who did not like the president in 2016 now say they do.
With unemployment and inflation now low, it might seem that their relationship no longer matters. Not so fast, says the economist N. Gregory Mankiw.
A trade war spills into the realm of currency, with no end in sight.