Federal Reserve policymakers are wrestling with what additional steps – if any – should be taken to strengthen the plodding economy and drive down near double-digit unemployment.
Two Detroit Schools will partner with Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore and other agencies to boost student achievement and poor graduation rates.
Mortgage rates sank to the lowest level in decades this week, pushed down by the weak economy and the Federal Reserve’s move to help lift the recovery by purchasing government debt.
Stocks have recovered some of their losses after investors reacted positively but still cautiously to news that the Federal Reserve is taking steps to stimulate the economy.
New research shows that more bystanders are willing to attempt CPR if an emergency dispatcher gives them firm and direct instructions — especially if they can just press on the chest and skip the mouth-to-mouth. […]
Insurance companies can use a person’s credit report to determine rates, the Michigan Supreme Court said Thursday in declaring that state regulators exceeded their authority when they banned the practice as discriminatory.
The post office wants to increase the price of a stamp by 2 cents to 46 cents starting in January. The agency has been battered by massive losses and declining mail volume and faces a […]