Apr 5, 2013 President Obama's new budget proposal -- which will be formally unveiled next week -- includes a move to slow payments to Social Security.
Apr 4, 2013 National Institutes of Health Director Dr. Francis Collins says government funding is the best way to support large scientific enterprises and fundamental health advances.
Apr 3, 2013 If the Obama administration's fuel efficiency standards, which are set for 2025, were enforced today, how much less money would each American driver spend per year on gasoline?
Mar 29, 2013 The Environmental Protection Agency is expected to propose a new rule today that will require refiners to cut the amount of sulfur in gasoline by two thirds.
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Mar 25, 2013 President Obama is expected to name five new national monuments on Monday. In addition to historical significance and land preservation, national monuments can boost local economies through tourism.
Mar 14, 2013 Priority number one for the new pope has been fighting poverty in the slums of Buenos Aires. What effect might he have on the global scene in his new position?
Mar 13, 2013 It’s becoming harder, especially in certain cities, for low-income people to find affordable rental housing.
Mar 14, 2013 President Obama is meeting at the White House this morning with corporate CEO's to talk about cybersecurity. Obama told ABC News that computer attacks are ramping up, including some that are state sponsored.
Mar 13, 2013 Tonight, President Obama speaks to the non-profit group, Organizing, for America, which some have described as the president's never-ending campaign. Where is the money behind the organization coming from?
Mar 12, 2013 Washington Republicans and Democrats don't seem close to agreeing on a budget, but does the U.S. really need a federal budget in the first place?