Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew says that President Obama has the votes in Congress to sustain a veto, if Republicans try to block his nuclear agreement with Iran. Also, he says, Alexander Hamilton will retain a place on US currency.
Lincoln Chafee was the only Republican in the US Senate to vote against the Iraq War. Now running for president as a Democrat, he calls Hillary Clinton's vote for the war in 2002 'a colossal lapse in judgment.'
The Transportation Department is looking into whether Delta, American, Southwest, United, and JetBlue 'went beyond the pale' in price hikes after the tragedy, says Secretary Anthony Foxx.
Even if Beijing was responsible for breaches that exposed sensitive data on millions of Americans, a diplomatic or economic response only distracts from the US government's most pressing problem: bolstering security measures to foil the next attack.
Tech entrepreneurs are seizing on the new attention to digital privacy and finding customers around the world in search of more secure tools for online communication.
At a conference famous for its hackers, one of the most popular events requires no technical skill whatsoever. Rather than breaking into computers, contestants try to trick companies' well-meaning employees to give out valuable information.
In 2006 Cathy Groenendijk saw young girls living on their own on the streets of South Sudan. She offered them tea, food, and a place to sleep. She hasn't stopped since.
Hackathons offer opportunities to design new software and hardware. Citizens from all walks of life are using them to battle social problems – local and global.
Social impact bonds funnel private capital into philanthropic projects. Investors receive a return based on whether the project saves public money by addressing the social issue it targets.