Apple has packed impressive technology into its new goggles-like headset. Still, that excitement is muted by a disquieting sense of having just passed through a gateway that eventually will lead society down another avenue of digital isolation.
Under a new proposal intended to protect students, nearly two-thirds of cosmetology certificate programs at for-profit colleges would risk losing federal funding. So would more than a third of such programs in massage therapy and dental support.
The annual event is a moneymaking machine for the league, another interview/audition for players and a job fair for unemployed coaches. But opinions vary on how necessary it is today.
This year, for the first time in history, the four leaders of the two congressional spending committees are women. So is the president’s OMB director.
Cutting to the head of the NFL coaching line without any college or pro coaching experience put Jeff Saturday in the crosshairs of criticism and dismay across the league.
The legislation, which is headed for final approval Friday in the House and will then be signed into law, won’t directly address some of the main drivers of surging prices—from gas and food to rents and restaurant meals.
ESG—which stands for environmental, social and governance—has yet to take hold as mainstream political messaging, but backlash against it is gaining steam.
Herta picked up his first win of the IndyCar season on Saturday with an entertaining drive through the rain on the road course inside Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Now it’s time for the main event, the Indianapolis 500
The ultra-contagious omicron mutant is pushing cases to all-time highs and causing chaos as an exhausted world struggles, again, to stem the spread. But this time, we’re not starting from scratch.
By picking Jerome Powell to stay on as chair of the powerful Federal Reserve, President Joe Biden is trying to navigate hazardous crosscurrents between economic and political forces.
A hopeful view is gaining steam that, as vaccinations reach a critical mass in the United States, perhaps around midyear, the economy and the job market will strengthen much faster than they did after previous recessions.
Talks between top Democrats and the Trump administration broke off last month and remain off track, with the bipartisan unity that drove almost $3 trillion in COVID-19 rescue legislation into law this spring replaced by toxic partisanship.
An amazing, monthslong rally has put the S&P 500 back to where it was before the pandemic, even though millions of workers are still unemployed and businesses continue to close across the country.
If talks on ending the dispute fail, the world could face downward pressure on trade at a time when the global economy is already reeling from the pandemic.
As the federal government, states and individuals start to design their own “Is it worth it?” calculus, Americans are subjectively measuring the stakes and unavoidably helping to frame a national referendum on risk.
With states lifting their coronavirus restrictions piecemeal and according to their own, often arbitrary, timetables, Americans are facing a bewildering multitude of decisions about what they should and should not do to protect their health, their livelihoods and their neighbors.
While President Donald Trump thrives on friction, Vice President Mike Pence prefers a smooth road, trying to instill confidence in the nation as it confronts the pandemic and even as the president careens from optimism to anger.
Polling finds that support for an impeachment inquiry has grown since House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced the start of the investigation last month following a whistleblower complaint. But what those numbers don’t show is the sense of fatigue about the topic among some Americans.
Several factors will influence the Fed’s decisions in the coming months on whether it needs to keep reducing borrowing rates to try to help sustain the U.S. economic expansion now in its 11th year.
A recent poll by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research found that workers under the age of 50 were significantly more likely to view America's aging workforce as a negative development.