Secretary of State John Kerry said at Wednesday’s hearing that Arab counties have offered to pay for the entirety of unseating President Bashar al-Assad if the United States took the lead militarily.
At the moment, seven states across the country don’t levy a tax on income, and North Carolina Republicans want to make it eight, according to a powerful member of the state legislature.
The Washington Post has published the U.S. intelligence community's top-secret "black budget" after obtaining it from former intelligence contractor Edward Snowden.
The total amount of Greek government debt outstanding has grown so much over the last 15 months that it has retraced over 60% of the 'haircut'-based reduction and has jumped a stunning 14.5% in that period.
We've long known that sea level rise caused by global warming would threaten people and communities along the coasts, like Miami, Nantucket, Malibu, New York and others, but a new study puts a startling figure on the potential damage.
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As Congress gets ready for yet another debt-ceiling fight, it seems our government may have already defaulted on its debts.
Now that enough college age Americans have been stuffed with over a trillion dollars in student debt only to get a job a McDonalds and live with their parents, folks in New York City have come up with a brilliant new concept to ensure the production
Today, Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) stood with President Obama and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, and against the rule of law to continue sending foreign aid to Egypt.
Obama administration policy toward Syria is a slow train wreck.
Last year, two young college graduates had a great business idea that has become a huge success in the beach town of Delray Beach, Florida.
On the surface, it appears as though the federal government is finally making progress on the national debt.
While vainly attempting to look like he is still in the driver's seat, it would appear that John Boehner has once again folded on fiscal conservancy.
The U.S. military has a reputation as a somewhat secretive organization. But in one respect, at least, the Pentagon is one of the most "open" of our government agencies.
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Moving forward, Hagel said, the armed services 'will require careful rebalancing
NASA has awarded $100,000 to each of these sci-fi projects, which cover everything from suspended animation to Mars kites to 3-D printed food.
The chart below will likely come as a surprise to most. It shows total nominal US defense spending, more importantly it shows that such spending has been rapidly declining since 2010.
The proposed national park on the moon will have to compete with Idaho's lunar park.
On the same day that another House panel approved the smallest NASA budget since 2007, the House Science space subcommittee approved —
Last week, in a very, very quiet release, the US Federal Court system published its annual Wiretap report to Congress.
US agency would need a facility the size of Europe to store physical copies of information it will hold
The Senate has approved a long-awaited immigration reform bill that creates a path to citizenship for millions of undocumented immigrants while imposing unprecedented new measures for border security.
It's a no-brainer: The government should be spending money on science that nobody else wants to fund.
If you know someone that actually believes that the U.S. economy is in good shape, just show them the statistics in this article.
In this week's cover story, TIME's David Von Drehle interviews Mayor Rahm Emanuel about the enduring problems facing Chicago – school reform, gun violence, unemployment and budget shortfalls.
The Republican-controlled United States House of Representatives approved a bill on Thursday that would require the government to begin paying back foreign nations before spending funds on domestic items.
While the military is looking at furloughing thousands upon thousands of civilian contractors, they have stated that they could take the money being wasted on building more M-1 Abrams tanks and put it towards reducing or eliminating the furloughs.
People with health insurance saw increases in their medical costs slow from 2009 to 2011, signaling potential structural changes in the industry that could cut health-care inflation and save the U.S. hundreds of billions of dollars.
Bill Gross's latest monthly letter is out, and the title is There Will Be Haircuts.