A federal agency says Georgia, along with a dozen other states, falls short in offering consumers appeal options when they can’t get health insurance. The states must make fixes by January 1st. The national health reform law calls for a broader...
As love stories go, Mary Ann Allen and John Klein's relationship started in an unusual place. And they were something of an unusual couple, too. But as it turned out, none of that meant a thing.
The Obama administration wants 10 percent or $450 billion in defense cuts over the next decade. It's the first time since 2001 that the Defense Department has had to fight for funding. That's meant lobbying Congress, and even going to...
President Obama had a rare bipartisan economic success when Congress passed three trade deals this week. But some important parts of Obama's political base are not fans, which could have political consequences for the president.
If you've ever thought that most of politics is game-playing, you're right. Political scientists often use mathematical game theory to describe how Congress works. And when they look at the current battle over how to handle the...
Votes are due for parliament in December and president next March. Voters feel confident they already know who will win, though, and are not energized by the campaign. The challenge for Kremlin-approved and opposition parties is to get people to...
Ian Szalinski is trying to jump from a one-man mixing and packaging operation to a specialty foods company that could sell its cereal to major supermarket chains. The product and its packaging are key for bigger buyers, and with already small...
Scientists have unearthed a toolkit for making paint in a South African cave. At 100,000 years old, it looks to be the oldest evidence of paint-making to date, and indicates higher-order thinking. "I think we're going to find that these...
Charlotte, N.C. is perhaps best known as home of Bank of America. But for Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx, banks aren't the only job engines here. Other big sectors include energy, healthcare and transportation. On the downtown drag, energy...
This week, the European Union imposed new sanctions against Syria, freezing the assets of the Commercial Bank of Syria. But despite how economic pressure is hurting ordinary Syrians, many say the sanctions are unlikely to change government policy.