The US budget deficit is surging and is likely to remain high for years unless Congress finds solutions. Some financial experts say that remedies will have to include new taxes.
02/24/2010 05:53 pm
Former CEOs lead a pack of eco-philanthropists who are bankrolling parks to conserve pristine land and wildlife.
02/22/2010 02:30 pm
Obama is urging lawmakers to take a constructive approach to the bipartisan healthcare summit on Thursday. But many members of the GOP are wary of the meeting.
02/21/2010 11:48 am
02/19/2010 09:57 am
With his new fiscal commission, President Obama continues his push for bipartisanship. But it may be an uphill slog. On other major issues – healthcare, bank reform, and jobs – it's been hard to find agreement.
02/18/2010 06:24 pm
Obama created a deficit commission Thursday that includes both Democrats and Republicans. But the move comes during an election year rife with mistrust and political maneuvering.
02/18/2010 02:02 pm
A single billboard in rural Minnesota with the words 'Miss Me Yet' and a photo of President Bush was enough to start a national conversation.
02/09/2010 05:27 pm
Scientists discover that the Sierra Nevada mountains in California reached their current height 50 million years ago, 30 million years earlier than previously thought.
01/22/2010 02:27 pm
The experts tell us what they are excited about reading in 2010.
01/04/2010 09:59 am
Sunbelt states like Nevada and Florida are seeing residents pack up and leave, according to a new census report.
12/23/2009 02:46 pm