A Cambodian woman carries her baby and walks past a wooden bridge over a polluted canal in Phnom Penh in 2013. Cambodia was one of several countries the World Bank studied where income inequality declined in recent years.
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The Securities and Exchange Commission voted 3-2 Wednesday to adopt a rule that would require many public companies to list their chief executives' total annual compensation as a ratio to their workers' median pay.
Phillip Underwood and Michelle Sheridan and their children, Logan and Lilliana, gather in their living room in Frederick, Md., after a long day of work and school. The couple had delayed marriage, in part for financial reasons.