As India develops into a 21st-century power, the US strains to tweak a 19th-century welfare model.
Healthcare is about to turn into a zombie industry.
Illinois is starting projects such as the renovation of Chicago's Union Station to prepare for the $1.2 billion infusion of federal money for high-speed rail.
With a high-speed passenger rail network proposed for the US, companies are gearing up to build the equipment on American soil.
President Obama's $8-billion investment in high-speed rail may be a giant step forward in the country's transportation system, but experts question if it will gain traction among car-loving Americans.
The East Coast is bracing for Wednesday's big snow storm. New York is expected to bear the brunt this time, with airlines already canceling flights in the region and schools shut for the day.
Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings found a sense of home and a muse in Cross Creek’s rural beauty.
The jobs bill would provide funding for job training and transportation projects. The Senate has yet to vote on the legislation.