May 17, 2013 With one in five Americans on food stamps, some in Congress want to cut back on the program.
May 16, 2013 Republicans in the House are expected to hold a vote today to repeal President Obama's health care initiative. It will be their 37th vote on the issue.
May 9, 2013 A Duke professor asks: What would happen if all the millionaires in public office joined a single political party? Answer: They'd control the federal government by a wide margin.
May 1, 2013 Critics have blamed the U.N. for not reacting faster to the 2011 famine in Somalia because the international community feared that relief would be confiscated by Islamic militants.
Apr 30, 2013 The Treasury Department is expected to start paying down U.S. government debt this quarter for the first time in six years.
Apr 29, 2013 Ever since New York City banned electronic devices in public schools, a cottage industry has emerged: Charging kids a dollar a day to hold their phones during class.
Apr 26, 2013 Japan has given the green light to Boeing's 787 Dreamliner. Japans two biggest airlines, Nippon Airways and Japan Airlines, may resume flying the aircraft, which has been grounded since January.
Apr 25, 2013 How are airlines managing the flight delays related to sequester furloughs, and their impact on flyer morale and costs?
Apr 22, 2013 'Entitlement' has almost contradictory meanings in casual conversation - and also, depending on your views, in political discourse about the social safety net