Housing starts miss; Q2 productivity beats

U.S. housing starts rose less than expected in July, while nonfarm productivity rose in more than expected. [ Read Entire Post: Housing starts miss; Q2 productivity beats... ]

Back to School Reminders and Tips

In preparation for the upcoming school year, get information about immunizations, food assistance, homework help, and more. [ Read Entire Post: Back to School Reminders and Tips... ]

For Freshmen in the House, Seats of Plenty

The House Financial Services Committee, critics say, is a place with big incentives for freshman members of Congress to do special favors for the finance industry. [ Read Entire Post: For Freshmen in the House, Seats of Plenty... ]

On Fate of Wild Horses, Stars and Indians Spar

Free-roaming horses are at the center of a passionate dispute playing out across the West about whether federal authorities should sanction their slaughter to thin the herds. [ Read Entire Post: On Fate of Wild Horses, Stars and Indians Spar... ]

Obama administration asserts broad surveillance powers

The Obama administration on Friday asserted a bold and broad power to collect the phone records of millions of Americans in order to search for a nugget of information that might thwart a terrorist attack. Read full article >>      [ Read Entire Post: Obama administration asserts broad surveillance powers... ]

HUD cuts furlough days

The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is the latest federal agency to reduce the number of furlough days for its employees. HUD announced Friday afternoon that the number of days will be reduced to five from seven. Recently, the Defense Department cut its number of furlough days from 11 to six, down from […]

GDP growth a question mark as US data disappoint

A drop in wholesale inventories could prompt economists to mark down their second-quarter growth estimates. [ Read Entire Post: GDP growth a question mark as US data disappoint... ]

Airport Security Checklist

As you make vacation plans during the last few weeks of summer, review tips to prepare for the airport security process. [ Read Entire Post: Airport Security Checklist... ]

Ashton Kutcher…for Fed chief?!

Who will be the next Fed chief? You won't believe it but Ashton Kutcher's name came up. What's even more surprising, is who said it—Dallas Fed chief Richard Fisher! [ Read Entire Post: Ashton Kutcher...for Fed chief?!... ]

Curiosity Rover — One Year on Mars!

NASA’s Curiosity rover landed on Mars a year ago. Find out what discoveries have been made during that time. [ Read Entire Post: Curiosity Rover -- One Year on Mars!... ]