Should I laugh or should I cry? It’s not just the title of a 1981 song by Abba – it’s how you sometimes feel when
What happens when prosecutors get caught bending the rules? Not much, a new report finds. Researchers in a study produced by the National Association of
A more secure credit card technology called chip and pin is slated to roll out next year, but with the holiday season upon us and
A surgeon died Monday from Ebola after he was flown to Omaha from Sierra Leone for treatment, bringing the number of Ebola deaths in the United States to two. Chances of
Rep. Rush Holt, an eight-term New Jersey Democrat whose supporters sometimes boasted “My congressman is a rocket scientist” on campaign bumper stickers, has been named
Asking what Americans think about the Affordable Care Act is basically the same as asking what they think of President Obama. The ACA seems to
Thousands of children younger than 6 have experienced adverse effects after consuming energy drinks, with some suffering serious heart and neurological symptoms, a report out
Inequality of wealth and income in America is wider than at any point since the Roaring Twenties. Despite that, it wasn’t a topic of much
The lame duck has crashed into the rogue elephant. It isn’t going to be pretty. Clean up on Aisle 1600. The New York Times scooped
Washington is polarized and it may be all our fault.
“Social capital” is a wonderful concept that became fashionable with Robert Putnam’s 2000 bestseller, “Bowling Alone.” Social capital is just what it sounds like: the
Quack, quack. Hear that? That’s the sound of the lame-duck session of the 113th Congress convening Wednesday in Washington. The midterm election is over, and
When it comes to halting climate change, President Barack Obama may have an easier time getting China on board than some of his fellow Americans.
A snapshot of wealth in America circa 2012-13: The 400 households in the Forbes 400 list of richest Americans control 3 percent of total wealth