Michael Pack's scandal-tarred tenure over Voice of America and its parent agency obscures the human toll of the ideological war he waged: executives fired, staff investigated, reputations shattered.
An insurance regulation known as "the birthday rule" is tripping up couples who are putting their newborn children on the wrong policy — and they risk losing thousands of dollars.
The move is one of his more controversial campaign promises, and industry groups say they will sue. But it won't have much immediate impact on driving down climate-warming emissions.
The U.S. economy is likely to have slowed in the last three months of the year, ending 2020 smaller than it began. But for some companies, business is now back to pre-pandemic levels.
Andre Perry of Brookings says discrimination against communities of color also involves lenders, zoning laws and other issues in which the Department of Housing and Urban Development is less involved.
The astronauts will spend around eight days in orbit in what would be a new step for joint private-public space missions.
The European Union Aviation Safety Agency announced a modified version of the 737 Max will be allowed to fly once again. The Max jetliner was grounded worldwide after two deadly crashes.
President Biden picked an unusual financial watchdog to run the Securities and Exchange Commission. Gary Gensler made a fortune at Goldman Sachs — then pushed through aggressive market reforms.
Merck, which previously made an Ebola vaccine, had been seen as a serious contender in the worldwide race to come up with an answer to the coronavirus.
Many senior citizens entered their golden years with more debt than previous generations, and now they're struggling financially as they try to provide care for an ailing relative during the pandemic.
Early in the pandemic, shortages of N95 respirators and other medical gear prompted panic across the world. A year later, the masks still aren't widely available to U.S. consumers.
After a tough 2020, the U.S. hotel industry is bracing for a difficult first half this year, followed by improved leisure travel in the second half.
President Biden has picked Gary Gensler to head the Securities and Exchange Commission. Gensler made a fortune on Wall Street early in his career, but he has since become a tough market watchdog.
Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo, expected to oversee the U.S. Census Bureau as the next commerce secretary, says she will "rely on the experts" at the agency to ensure the 2020 census is accurate.
As drug overdose deaths rise during the pandemic, a former White House economist says social isolation could be partly to blame.