The vice president said Thursday that the $787 billion recovery act helped save the US from a depression. He's partially right, experts say. But the rising federal deficit is worrying.
Vice President Joe Biden and five cabinet secretaries on Thursday delivered speeches nationwide about how stimulus money is helping local communities.
But as they add up, run-ins become harder to see past.
The US, France, Germany, Britain, China, and Russia meet this week to discuss potential further punishment.
Lawmakers stripped out crucial reforms such as a proposal for an independent panel to review tough sentencing guidelines.
Mega-hot fires race up and down the steep canyons near La Canada, fanned by wind, and fed by the angle of the geography.
The measures include everything from vaccinations to forced quarantines to marketing campaigns with Elmo.
All the reform bills would establish a nationwide system of government-run insurance exchanges. Here's how they'd work.