Americans are starting to feel the pain from the sequester's $85 billion in federal spending cuts between March and September 30, Reich writes. They just don’t know it yet.
Californian support for clean coal power is in stark contrast to Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa's plan to remove coal from the city's electricity mix by the year 2025, Tracey writes.
Hyundai and Kia owners are suing the companies for $775 million after the EPA announced that 13 Hyundai and Kia models misstated their fuel-economy ratings, Read writes.
Medicare would be more expensive for six in 10 recipients if it were privatized, according to a recent report from the Kaiser Family Foundation. Some regions, including the senior-rich political swing state of Florida, would face hundreds in premium hikes under a hypothetical privatized Medicare system.