Jun 21, 2013 The Paris Air Show is one of the world’s largest aviation and defense showcases. The U.S. pavilion is always the biggest, and typically attracts an entourage of American governors and members of Congress. But in this age of budget cuts, scrutiny on the costs will be high.
Jun 20, 2013 American troops are on the way out of Afghanistan, but the Washington Post reports that much of their gear, some $7 billion worth, won't be coming home with them.
May 29, 2013 Cuts to government-funded child development programs leave parents scrambling to find child care.
May 24, 2013 Thanks to sequestration, roughly 115,000 federal workers at the IRS, EPA, HUD and OMB get an unpaid holiday. Does anybody really notice that the offices are closed on the first day of the long Memorial Day weekend?
May 24, 2013 As a result of sequester, the IRS, HUD, the EPA and Office of Management and Budget become part of the biggest wave of government office closures since 1995.
May 23, 2013 Drones are a hot topic these days and the industry is heating up to potentially become big. What's the payoff and what other industries might suffer for it?
May 8, 2013 The U.S. military has been thinking about the 'Internet of Things' -- networks of devices that talk to one another. But there are some major obstacles.
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.
May 2, 2013 It's been nearly a year since Richard Crowe was laid off from his job as a steelworker. And because of the sequester, his unemployment check was cut 10 percent. But a new job might be in his future.