New ways to cut wasteful spending at the Pentagon

May 13, 2013
The Air Force turns to rank and file to ferret out waste, following the example of the private sector.

No sequester reprieve for biomedical research

Apr 30, 2013
Dr. Francis Collins, the director of the National Institute of Health, on how sequester cuts have caused anxiety for young researchers.

Sequester funding cuts have researchers worried

Apr 29, 2013
As government spending on medical research drops, some would-be scientists are having second thoughts.

JFK air traffic controller on first furlough day: 'Frustrating'

Apr 24, 2013
Air traffic controllers from JFK to LAX have begun their furloughs, making for long and painful delays, especially flying into and out of the big East Coast airports around New York City.

Wait, wasn't the sequester going to crater the economy?

Apr 1, 2013
One month to the day after the sequester supposedly kicked in, the housing market and stock market are driving an economic recovery.

U.S. housing department plans 7-day shutdown due to sequester

Mar 27, 2013
The Department of Housing and Urban Development chooses total shutdown over furloughs.

Military tuition cuts: A tangible sequester impact

Mar 11, 2013
The U.S. Army is freezing all new applications for its tuition assistance program because of the sequester. As David Gura reports, the elimination of the much relied-upon program is among the first tangible repercussions of the automatic budget cuts.

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Next up on the sequester tarmac? Corporate jets

Mar 6, 2013
The Federal Aviation Administration has identified dozens of airfields that could be closed, many of which are regularly used by business travelers and executives.

Boehner criticizes stoppage of White House tours

Mar 6, 2013
"I'm disappointed the White House has chosen to comply with sequestration by cutting public tours," the Speaker of the House said.

What's up, Europe? The austerity edition

Mar 5, 2013
A guide to living under austerity (and that's another word for sequester).