May 3, 2013 The Department of Defense wants to spend nearly $200 million to upgrade facilities at Guantanamo Bay. President Obama wants to shut it down for good. We take a look at the numbers behind the planet's most expensive prison.
Apr 2, 2013 Some government contractors take cuts in stride, others struggle.
Mar 18, 2013 Defense contractor Lockheed Martin has discovered a way to make desalination 100 times more efficient. And that could have a big impact on bringing clean drinking water to the developing world and war zones.
Mar 5, 2013 Virginia's Republican Governor, Bob McDonnell, says he supports federal spending cuts, including to defense spending, but that the sequester isn't balanced.
Mar 1, 2013 The long-term nature of defense contracts shields the industry from short-term sequester disruptions in areas of the country that depend on military spending, such as St. Louis.
Mar 1, 2013 It’s not the first time Washington has cut budgets across the board. But even when sequesters were much smaller, they were a nightmare to carry out.
Feb 28, 2013 Some federal employees stand to lose as much as 20 percent of their wages because of the sequester.
Feb 26, 2013 Budget cuts known as sequester aren’t unprecedented, experts say. But their timing and indiscriminate nature are worrying.
Feb 25, 2013 Although Congress has avoided several fiscal deadlines in the eleventh-hour in the last few months, many political analysts are not optimistic a sequester deal will be struck.