Take that, shutdown. The U.S. government has shut down. Sadly, so have most of its websites. No astronomy picture of the day at NASA.gov. No food pyramid guide at USDA.gov. No scanned images of old-timey
A new study finds more eye contact makes people less likely to agree with a persuasive argument, especially if they're already skeptical. Here's a lesson straight out of my high school speech class: When
ObamaCare is coming and the world is ending! I’ve heard this for the last 3 years from Republicans and Democrats alike as universal healthcare comes into full affect. Universal healthcare is not the problem.
Meet the House conservative hardliners. Friday was the fourth day of the government shutdown, and there’s still no sign of an exit. What’s surprising about the ongoing fight is how a small group of members
There's no end in sight to the partial shutdown of the federal government, which has now gone on for four days. Earlier this week, All Things Considered asked you to submit your questions about the shutdown.
We're nearly a week into US government's partial shutdown, which has seen the closure of numerous federal services and the furlough of "non-essential" employees. Congress appears no closer to reaching
(Reuters/Jason Reed) Thousands of families in Arizona never received their benefits due to the government shutdown October 4, 2013 9:30pm (UTC) The government shutdown is causing many of those most in
Now that he doesn't have to face voters again, it's about fixing the government. You can spin a lot of things in a campaign that's a war of words and ideas, but it's a lot harder to spin a government about
The Supreme Court in Jerusalem has rejected a request by 21 people to be registered as Israeli nationals rather than Jews or Arabs. Israel's population register does not allow Israeli nationality; petitioners
The federal government will take down a critical part of HealthCare.gov, the Obamacare web portal, for a portion of the coming weekend as programmers feverishly work to fix major glitches that are impeding
Obama canceled his trip to Indonesia, but many here think he has not fulfilled his promise of building bridges with the Muslim world. JAKARTA, Indonesia — President Obama isn't here, but he's not forgotten.
WASHINGTON — President Obama and House Republicans, battling over who was at fault for the four-day partial shutdown of the federal government, found one point they could agree on Friday: Federal workers