Advantages of living in a decent time zone

What matters for flight, unlike finance, is that hardly anyone lives south of the equator

Tech entrepreneurs cut charitable donations

Finance and investment elite edge out Silicon Valley in philanthropy

US eyes bad conduct in education sector

New enforcement unit to examine marketing and inappropriate loans

US immigration: Workers wanted

Construction sector fights to retain foreign-born employees with citizenship schemes and other incentives

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Trump, Sanders and American rage

The yearning for leaders from the fringes will have profound implications for the US and the world

Obama requests $1.8bn to fight Zika virus

Alarm in the US and elsewhere grows over illness’s spread

Broncos take Super Bowl 50

Peyton Manning leads team to 24-10 victory over Panthers

US tech companies in data sharing talks

Negotiations with Britain to handover suspicious emails and chats

Clinton needs some music in her message

The Democrat’s challenge is to create progressive anthem for the next generation, writes Simon Schama

Super Bowl haunted by ghosts at the game

The NFL and its audience seem in denial about the impact of head injuries on the future of the game

Obama proposes $10 per barrel oil tax

Plan is unlikely to be enacted but could influence Clinton and Sanders to change energy policies

New York tram stages an unlikely comeback

Mayor follows US light-rail trend to manage rapid economic growth

Care from lawyers turned therapists

Ex-legal professionals see anxiety caused by corporate pressures

Republicans look to Rubio after Iowa poll

Small signs of hope for the mainstream wing of the party

Under-30s’ equal pay eases parent trap

The narrowed gender gap amounts to progress — now let’s tackle the part-time penalty

Political groupthink bad for universities

The well-educated are generally more socially liberal than the traditional working class

US millennials caught in the parent trap

Home ownership among 18-34 year olds is at its lowest since 1982

Fired-up Clinton ignites tight Iowa race

Tide ebbs away from socialist insurgent Bernie Sanders on eve of caucus

Trump and the race for broadcast ratings

The Donald is a hit with conservative media, but not all in GOP

Trump’s middle-finger appeal

A victory for The Donald would be a loud distress signal, but would government grind to a halt?