Mar 26, 2013 Slate columnist Farhad Manjoo loves his hoodie from American Giant. But after he reviewed it online, all the sweatshirts sold out. And the company was forced to scale up before it was ready.
Oct 10, 2013 You don't often hear about a 79-to-20 vote in the U.S. Senate, but that's exactly what happened last night. The chamber voted overwhelmingly to repeal a tax on medical devices.
Feb 21, 2013 One of the Affordable Care Act's fiercest critics, Florida's Republican Governor Rick Scott has reversed courses and is dropping his opposition to expanding Medicaid.
Feb 13, 2013 President Obama proposed a minimum wage increase to help the lowest-paid workers. Opponents say businesses will just eliminate jobs. We go to a restaurant to talk to an employee and employer.
Feb 13, 2013 In a twist, former employees who'd been duped out of overtime pay become part-owners of a Harvard Square pizzeria.
Jan 22, 2013 The crises Obama inherited have passed. But to push his new agenda, he’ll have to tackle thorny budget and debt issues constraining the economy.
Jan 21, 2013 President Obama will use a deep campaign database and volunteer network in a new nonprofit. Some are concerned because it can take corporate money.
Jan 21, 2013 A new app from the Presidential Inauguration Committee seems like a handy tool for people visiting Washington, D.C. to watch President Obama take his second (public) Oath of Office. But critics say the app is data-mining for political purposes.
Jan 19, 2013 As chaplain at a children's hospital in downtown Chicago, the daughter of a stage-four cancer survivor, and an Inauguration-Day baby, this coming January 20th holds special significance for Ashley-Anne Masters.
Jan 18, 2013 24-year-old Larry Sequino isn't sure when he first realized his birthday fell on Inauguration Day -- he was born during George H.W. Bush's inauguration -- but he's been proud of it ever since.