By Sy Mukherjee on November 19, 2013
Former gubernatorial candidate and Virginia state Sen. Creigh Deeds' son apparently killed himself just one day after he was turned away from getting psychiatric care because there weren't enough beds.
By Sy Mukherjee on November 15, 2013
The austerity cuts could have unintended, and unwelcome, consequences for Americans' premiums under Obamacare.
By Alan Pyke on November 15, 2013
Breakfast in the Classroom programs improve students' lives at low cost, but federal cuts are looming for school meals.
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By Bryce Covert on November 15, 2013
Janet Yellen told Senators that the Federal Reserve can help create economic growth to combat inequality, but that austerity is working against it.
By Alan Pyke on November 14, 2013
Sequestration means that career training programs can't supply businesses with the skilled workers they need.
By Jeff Spross on November 14, 2013
Further evidence that quantitative easing, which conservatives regularly condemn, is \holding up the economy.
By Travis Waldron on November 13, 2013
Spurs coach Gregg Popovich, an Air Force veteran, reminds us that we need to do more than just "honor" troops who come home from war.
By Jeff Spross on November 13, 2013
Eighty-one percent of research universities told a new survey the budget cuts are reducing grants, delaying research, and cutting off staff and students.
By Alan Pyke on November 7, 2013
Government farm programs sent more than $11.3 million to billionaires since 1995.
By Alan Pyke on November 5, 2013
Despite emerging from its long recession, the Eurozone economy won't grow enough to ease the pain.