The U.S. economy is on pace to create the most jobs since 2005, but the hourly wages for today's jobs may mean you will need more than one.
U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez says extending unemployment insurance, passing a budget, immigration reform and infrastructure investments will 'build on this progress' in the job market.
With over 200,000 jobs added across multiple sectors, 2013 is shaping up to be a pretty good year for the labor market.
President Obama discusses America's place in the world regarding income inequality and social mobility. Then he calls for a higher federal minimum wage.
Fast food workers like Eduardo Shoy have had to make big sacrifices in order to continue supporting his family on a wage of $7.25 an hour.
These 4 charts explain why you're not feeling better about the economy, despite its growth.
American high school students score below average on math and science, and squeak above the mean in reading when measured against 64 other countries.
Starting January 1st, Colorado will allow the sale of non-medical marijuana to consumers and companies like Open Vape are sprouting up to take advantage of the demand.
For 37 years, Betty Halbreich has been helping Hollywood celebrities pick out the perfect gift.
Online merchant KlearGear.com fined a customer $3,500 for posting a critical review about the company's customer service.
Shoppers stormed into stores across the U.S. to get their hands on Black Friday bargains.
America's biggest retailer gets ready for the huge shopping day with over a million workers.
It's one of the busiest travel days of the year, and there could be plenty of cancellations due to weather. Here's how to navigate the chaos.
'Catching Fire' is spreading through theaters. But what about the girl on fire? Jennifer Lawrence is 23 years old, an Oscar winner, and a millionaire.
As popular as programs like Social Security and Medicare are today, that wasn't always the case. Here's how the Affordable Care Act rollout is similar and different to other major government programs.
As same-sex marriage becomes more common, many couples are spending more on their ceremonies, leading to a boost for the wedding industry.
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman regarding a $13 billion settlement with JPMorgan Chase: 'No matter how big you are, you will be held accountable if you break the rules.'
Colorado dispensaries are subscribing to marijuana coupon startups like Canna-Saver to post deals and attract business.
Former Hearst intern Diana Wang says her lawsuit over an unpaid internship at Bazaar has made it difficult to find a full-time job.
In Janet Yellen's confirmation hearing, Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren asks if the Federal Reserve will focus on financial regulation as much as monetary policy.
Janet Yellen's nomination for Fed Chair was smooth-sailing, but Senate conservatives probably won't give her such an easy time during the confirmation hearing.
Florida Governor Rick Scott, a Republican, discusses growing the economy, cutting taxes and insuring the millions of uninsured in his state.
Members who buy insurance through the Freelancers Union in New York City can get free primary care and other benefits at emerging medical clinics.
Many think Hillary Clinton is a lock for the Democratic nomination, but there might be a more progressive option with financial reform teeth in Senator Elizabeth Warren.
After decades of decline, Detroit tries to figure out how it will emerge from bankruptcy with a stronger economy including more innovative and creative companies.
U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez says job growth is more robust than in just low-wage sectors, but still believes the minimum wage should be raised across the nation.
The number of jobs added in October far exceeded analysts' expectations and were unaffected by the government shutdown.
Blockbuster's announcement that it will close its remaining 300 video stores in the U.S. is a reminder that Netflix and other streaming sites have changed consumer habits.
Sales of the Durango were up 50% in October, a sign that Dodge's clever ad campaign featuring Will Ferrell's Anchorman character is doing the trick.
With New York City's economy accounting for about a tenth of the U.S. GDP, the new mayor will have a big job balancing Wall Street powerhouses and high unemployment.
BlackBerry is facing dismal days, but that may not be a reason to throw out your own. Here are 3 things you need to know before you abandon your trusty BlackBerry.
SNAP benefits for families and individuals are cut around 5% as the government tries to scale back the program after the Great Recession.
For many sex workers, Obamacare will be their first opportunity for health insurance as adults. Laurie Segall reports.
Watch as kids and adults alike swoon over more than 25,000 pumpkins at the Keene Pumpkin Festival in New Hampshire.
The state of Connecticut has set up a retail store in New Britain for people interested in or confused about the Affordable Care Act rollout, but it is also having technical issues.
Residents of Irwindale, California, are claiming that the odor of a nearby Sriracha plant is causing them to tear up.
Many health insurance policies that don't meet standards set by the Affordable Care Act are being canceled, forcing some buyers of individual insurance onto the exchanges -- and the new plans could cost a lot more.
Wal-Mart U.S. CEO Bill Simon outlines the different precautionary steps the company takes when it sells firearms to customers.
Wal-Mart U.S. CEO Bill Simon says his company provides opportunities for entry-level workers to progress in their jobs.
Wal-Mart U.S. CEO Bill Simon talks about his company's plans to promote 25,000 workers and defends its labor practices.
Michael Motherway and Jennifer Schanker lost their home in Superstorm Sandy and have spent the last year trying to rebuild their lives.
With billions in budget cuts hitting the Department of Defense, some say it's affecting military readiness while others say there's plenty of frivolous spending.
Former White House CIO Vivek Kundra says established tech companies would have done a better job building the Obamacare website. Laurie Segall reports.
President of the Super Bowl host committee and Giants treasurer say the big game will go on unless the public's safety is at risk and discuss the economic impact of hosting the event.
After months of special training and weeks of Obamacare open enrollment, one health clinic in Milwaukee that serves low-income individuals still hasn't signed up a single patient for insurance.
Facing slowing sales, McDonald's has revamped its dollar menu in an attempt to draw in more customers.
The delayed jobs report shows a job market that continues to add jobs, but not fast enough to push the unemployment rate below 7%. The next report will include shutdown stats.
Why is JPMorgan Chase liable and for what exactly? Will Jamie Dimon lose his job as CEO? Can JPMorgan afford the fine? Your questions are answered.
Facing three weeks of criticism, President Obama says he is bringing on a team of tech engineers to help get healthcare.gov 'working better, faster, sooner.'
Scientists believe that the environment is very important to the way we taste food and spirits. A whiskey bar is experimenting with neurogastronomy, where you sip in green light and the bar is lined with grass.