Not since at least 1960 has the US standard of living fallen so fast for so long. The average American has $1,315 less in annual disposable income now than at the onset of the Great Recession.
10/19/2011 10:44 am
It seems inevitable that the US Supreme Court will agree to hear the legal challenge to President Obama’s health care reform law, the Affordable Care Act. As the court opens Monday, gun laws, immigration, racial preferences, and separation of church and state loom as major issues as well.
10/02/2011 12:23 pm
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A federal appeals court rejects the individual mandate, the crux of Obama's health-care reform. With another appeals court having already upheld the law, a Supreme Court showdown is far more likely.
08/12/2011 09:39 pm
An interview with historian David Detzer sheds light on the Battle of Bull Run, the first battle of the US Civil War, fought on July 21, 1861.
07/21/2011 09:20 am
The Space Shuttle Endeavour will be visible in the night sky early Tuesday morning. When can you see Endeavor, on it's last mission, and where should you look?
05/31/2011 11:10 am
Manufacturing expansion plunges from 14 to 1 in a single month. Trend of manufacturing slowdown is consistent with reports from other Federal Reserve districts.
05/26/2011 05:00 pm
Companies increasingly are turning to design to boost the bottom line, but the transformation isn't always easy.
03/23/2011 09:05 am
With the US Supreme Court ruling in its favor, Westboro Baptist Church plans more controversial protests at funerals and cultural events. Counterspeech and counterprotests are best responses, say activists.
03/03/2011 02:38 pm
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