Same-sex couples in the U.S. would be eligible for leave to care for their spouses regardless of whether they live in a state that recognizes gay marriage, under rules the Obama administration plans to propose.
Japanese women in leadership positions need to do more to become role models for those trying to rise through the ranks if Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s campaign against gender inequality is to succeed, the country’s top female lawmaker said.
Dutch Finance Minister Jeroen Dijsselbloem is willing to help lenders in his country explain to the European Central Bank why mortgage loans, accounting for about a third of their balance sheets, are less risky then they may seem.
It’s the most consequential math problem many Americans face, 50-some years after they last sat in a classroom sweating over algebra and arithmetic. The question is the optimal time to file for Social Security benefits, and the answer can add or subtract hundreds or thousands of dollars from monthly checks.