After much speculation, the Federal Reserve has said it expects to raise long-term interest rates before the year is out, and the move will have some financial impact on nearly every American. Still, depending on your financial situation, there are advantages and disadvantages to an interest rate hike.
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.
On the Cybersecurity Podcast, HackerOne's Chief Policy Officer Katie Moussouris discusses ways to incentivize hackers to report security problems and Brunswick Group's Siobhan Gorman reveals the "golden rule" of breach disclosures.
Bishop Fox researcher Dan Petro and senior security associate Oscar Salazar plan to demonstrate how an attacker can break into the CompuSafe Galileo next week at the Def Con security conference.
The love of edible insects in Democratic Republic of Congo may hold the key to tackling widespread hunger among its roughly 65 million people.
Activists say classes that confront traditional gender roles and challenge sexism among youths are a key to changing attitudes and curbing widespread abuse.
Some 1.3 billion people worldwide live without electricity, affecting health, lowering incomes, and making education difficult. Low-cost solar energy programs are beginning to meet the need.