Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders address supporters during a campaign rally in downtown Grand Rapids, Michigan, on March 8th, 2020. Photograph:  Jeff Kowalsky/AFP via Getty

The sun may be shining on this spring afternoon in Grand Rapids, Michigan, but you can feel the bracing wind blow in from Lake Michigan 50km away. Thi(...)

Sarah Miller, who heads the American Economic Liberties Project, in Washington. Photograph: Andrew Mangum/The New York Times

One night five years ago, Sarah Miller, a former US treasury department aide, was trying to make sense of an economic recovery that had left the count(...)

Passengers wearing protective face masks arrive at the Shanghai South railway station in Shanghai. Photograph:  Noel Celis/AFP via Getty Images

China raised the death toll from the coronavirus epidemic to 811 on Sunday, passing the number killed globally by the Sars epidemic in 2002 and 2003. (...)

Robot tractors demonstrate their capabilities in Iwamizawa, on Hokkaido, Japan. Photograph: The New York Times

Removing the tiny eyes that pockmark potatoes is dull, repetitive and time-consuming work – perfect, it would seem, for robots in a country where the (...)

There are also some concerns that Apple, which has already reshaped how people live, communicate and entertain themselves, is pursuing yet another way to influence society, this time through health. Photograph:  Joel Saget/AFP via Getty Images)

In 1976, the Harvard School of Public Health and two other major medical institutions started a study on nurses that has become one of the largest and(...)

Apple wants to collect healthcare data from customers by harvesting information from its base of Apple Watch and iPhone users through the Research app. Photograph: Brendan McDermid/Reuters

Apple is racing to collect healthcare data from its customers, launching a new research app that it claims will “advance science” by harvesting inform(...)

Playwright and poet Tom MacIntyre has died at the age of 87 following a long illness. Photograph: Eric Luke

‘This above all: to thine own self be true’, the advice of Polonius to Hamlet, is one of the most celebrated observations in the Shakespearian canon. (...)

Jessye Norman: the American soprano has died aged 74. Photograph: Sean Gallup/Getty

Jessye Norman, the soprano who brought a sumptuous, shimmering voice to a broad range of roles at opera houses around the world, died on Monday in New(...)

Since it first opened in 1982, the deli has expanded to 10 interlinked food businesses with more than 750 employees, and over $65 million (€58.5 million) in annual revenue

Anarchism would seem to be the antithesis to capitalism, and yet it is the very basis of the astounding success of Zingerman’s, a tiny delicatessen in(...)

Oil pump in North Dakota

Global oil prices have dropped almost 50 per cent below their 2014 high. But here in North Dakota, oil is still the only game in town. Named after He(...)

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