Nov 19, 2013 A byproduct of refining gasoline clouds the skies of a South Side Chicago neighborhood.
Nov 8, 2013 We talk to a Nevada woman who needs a second job to pay for a stretch of unemployment.
Oct 18, 2013 Miami is one of the cities most threatened by climate change. Will it be able to adapt in time?
Oct 16, 2013 Some recent studies suggest that changing climates could produce dull colors in future years. How much might that hurt the economies of states like Vermont, North Carolina, and Wisconsin?
Oct 1, 2013 Congress did not strike a deal last night on a spending bill, which means a government shutdown is now in effect.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Sep 9, 2013 President Obama's effort to convince America to take action on Syria involves six TV appearances today and a primetime address tomorrow. What's that kind of exposure worth?
Aug 6, 2013 What's behind the Obama administration's decision to overturn an International Trade Commission ban in favor of Apple?
Jul 30, 2013 A brand new Amazon Kindle Single e-book featuring none other than the president.
Jul 25, 2013 Recommendations from senators to the Finance Committee as to which tax breaks they favor and which they oppose will be kept secret.
Jul 24, 2013 As the low-paid service sector grows and the old middle-class shrinks -- can the 'middle out' approach help service workers?