Despite myths to the contrary, a large and growing share of the nation’s poor work full time — sometimes 60 or more hours a week – yet still don’t earn enough to lift themselves and their families out of poverty. Meanwhile, a large and growing portion of the super-rich have never broken a sweat.
A key change in the tax plan proposed by Senators Marco Rubio and Mike Lee would be very advantageous for low-income households compared with the original Lee plan and, to a lesser extent, current law.
Sen. Chuck Schumer, who is likely to take over as the Senate's top Democrat when Sen. Harry Reid retires in 2016, has his own particular brand of rhetoric.
Two George Mason University students built a fire extinguisher that can put out a blaze without using water, foam, or chemicals. The device emits a low-frequency hum that deprives the fire of oxygen.
Bobby promoting a plan to raise $526 million without a tax increase. His trick: Turn refundable business credits into non-refundable credits.
It may never be totally impenetrable online, but DARPA chief Arati Prabhakar says the US can gain a strong advantage over other countries.