In the wake of record California gas prices, governor orders air-quality regulators to let refiners switch to winter-blend fuel. But how quickly California gas prices fall depends on a variety of refinery and pipeline issues.
California and the northeastern US are perfect for high speed rails. But implementing HSR would be very different processes for each region.
Undervalued and overpriced, the beleaguered bachelor's degree is losing its edge as the hallmark of an educated, readily employable American.
Recent studies suggest a divergence is occurring in average human capital levels across US cities, a path dependence story that college graduates want to live and work near others like them while also creating so-called "green" high amenity cities.
A report by the American Lung Association finds that air pollution has fallen to its lowest levels since the group began collecting data in 2000. The ALA credits the Clean Air Act.
Hilary Rosen's criticism of Ann Romney may rally stay-at-home-moms behind Mitt Romney. But it likely won't shrink the gender gap, which now gives President Obama a big edge.