Cities are dynamos of the global economy. Encouraging new ideas on transportation, food, housing, and jobs can make them even more vibrant.
If Congress does not agree upon a funding bill by midnight tonight, the government will enter a partial shutdown. Though government offices and programs close and many federal workers are furloughed in a shutdown, loss of tax dollars and a backlog in government services could cost the government, not save it.
Powerball winner in South Carolina has chosen to remain anonymous. Only six states allow lottery winners to remain anonymous. Is that a good idea?
This week's round-up of Good Reads includes overlooked US cities with the most job openings, philanthropy on the Internet, entrepreneurial efforts in Haiti, satirizing world leaders, and an Arab cartoon hero that empowers women.
The NRA is right. Many mass shooters have mental problems such as those that apparently drove Aaron Alexis to start shooting at the Washington Navy Yard. But the US cannot lock up every person who struggles with such problems. It is more useful to license gun holders.
A worryingly high number of bridges in the United States are 'structurally deficient,' according to a recent survey.
Star Trek, NSA share a similar-looking 'set,' according to a Foreign Policy magazine article. In the galaxy known as Washington, that's not where the enthusiasm ends for 'Star Trek' themes.