This week's roundup of Good Reads includes college loan difficulties, the inner workings and effects of an older work force, how Republicans could address potential voters, a new take on the Constitution, and a look at the White House media from the inside out.
The White House has reportedly picked the members of a panel that will review US intelligence and communications technologies. President Obama has asked the panel to issue a final report by year's end.
As the Newtown families plead for Congress to act, lawmakers – and President Obama – admit to the complexity of gun issues. Scholars on simplicity offer some ideas.
I make a note of simple solutions when I spot them in books or articles. Especially ones that are right in front of our faces. Here are simple solutions to five problems: diapers, energy waste, insufficient retirement savings, archiving of old books, and that perennial, partisanship.
Merrick Garland has been a federal judge on the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals since 1997. Prior to his tenure on the court, Judge Garland served as a prosecutor in the criminal division of the Justice Department.
The child-care tax credit would increase, but an opt-out IRA is both one of the most interesting and least controversial of Obama's middle-class aid proposals.
Down-at-the-heels cities, plagued by recession, at risk of rat invasion, study finds.