Why women make less with men in charge

After stagnating in the mid-1990s, progress toward closing the earnings gap between men and women in America basically stopped in the last decade.

F-150 to get 26 mpg, tops among pickups

Ford said Friday that its new aluminum-bodied F-150 pickup will get up to 26 mpg on the highway.

Unemployment rates fall in two-thirds of states

Unemployment rates fell in 34 U.S. states in October, a sign that steady hiring this year has been broadly dispersed through most of the country.

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Future dim for bankrupt Taj Mahal and Revel casinos

The prospects for Atlantic City’s crumbling casino market are worsening.

Soaring generic drug prices draw Senate scrutiny

Some low-cost generic drugs that have helped restrain health care costs for decades are seeing unexpected price spikes of up to 8,000 percent, prompting a backlash.

Casinos push back on Mass. gambling limits

Boston - In a rarely used tactic meant to address gambling addiction, Massachusetts may require casinos to reward their customers for voluntarily setting limits on how much time and money they spend at slot machines under a proposal being...

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Low gas prices are putting a few extra dollars in pockets

Connecticut hasn't seen gas prices this low since 2010, when the state averaged $3.15 a gallon during the Thanksgiving holiday. And if downward trends continue, this could be the cheapest holiday for drivers in five years.

Mohegan authority 'refocusing' future expansion efforts

Despite recent blows to its expansion efforts, the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority wants to keep pursuing projects