Dec 13, 2013 The House of Representatives has passed a budget agreement aimed at avoiding another government shutdown. How will it affect the sequestration?
Dec 11, 2013 The Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation backs up about 44 million people’s retirements … and it’s got problems.
Dec 3, 2013 Now that top science channels get hundreds of millions of views on YouTube, there's potential for savvy scientists to earn big money.
Nov 26, 2013 Businesses that rely on government subcontract work are wary of budget cuts potentially set for next year, even as they continue to deal with the fallout from last month's partial government shutdown.
Oct 29, 2013 To help fight wildfires, officials often dump orange fire retardant from planes. But some Forest Service employees argue the substance doesn't work as promised.
Oct 18, 2013 More than 20 Senators and seven Representatives have begun work on a compromise budget that liberals and conservatives can live with, before new sequester cuts hit in January. A supercommittee was what created the sequester impasse in the first place, what will be different this time around?
Oct 14, 2013 Lawmakers in Washington have until Thursday to raise the debt ceiling.
Sep 30, 2013 Across-the-board budget cuts that would slash the number of ships in the Merchant Marine would end up costing the Navy -- perhaps billions of dollars.
Sep 9, 2013 Jack Andraka is just a teenager. But he's already made revolutionary innovations in cancer detection.
Aug 19, 2013 Airlines endlessly try to engineer procedures to speed up boarding and reduce costly delays. A scientist thinks he has the solution.