How the true value of your paycheck is affected by where you live.
Most of the biggest inflation-adjusted wage gains have occurred in metro areas that have directly benefited from the boom in U.S. oil and gas production
Across much of the developed world, researchers have found that more young adults are living at their parents' home for longer periods of time.
Of the 72 people who've been nominated for vice president on a major-party (or significant third-party) ticket since 1868, most have served in one or both houses of Congress or been a state governor.
The 700+ unpledged party leaders and elected officials are mostly white, mostly men and mostly Hillary Clinton supporters.
In 11 of the 18 conventions since the Civil War that went more than one ballot, the first-ballot leader ended up losing the nomination to someone else.
By design, wealthier Americans pay most of the nation’s total individual income taxes.
The cost of living can vary widely not just from state to state but within individual states, which can make setting an appropriate minimum wage more difficult.
The hundreds of exemptions, deductions and other breaks embedded in the tax code will cost the federal government more than $1.3 trillion this fiscal year.
Five facts about Twitter, as the microblogging platform marks its 10th anniversary.