When it comes to the Affordable Care Act, negativity is out in full force. But as history has taught us, there are plenty of reasons to be optimistic about the Affordable Care Act.
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.
Just about everyone benefits from tax preferences, Gleckman writes, a conclusion reaffirmed by a new Congressional Budget Office report on the distribution of tax expenditures.
Preliminary tests indicate that letters sent to President Obama and to Sen. Roger Wicker (R) of Mississippi were laced with the potentially deadly poison ricin. They were postmarked Memphis, Tenn.
One of North Korea's more worrisome threats this week was to restart its plutonium production reactor at Yongbyon. Satellite photos suggest the rebuilding has already begun.