The original debt ceiling was created in 1917 because Congress couldn’t meet quickly to approve needed spending to fight a war—it took days by rail days to get to Washington. Today, Members can vote from home.
The IRS usually grants tax-exempt status to applicants with at least one allowed purpose, including being charitable or educational. But determining whether organizations are truly religious or educational can be hard.
There have been 22 shutdowns of the federal government due to lack of a federal budget. As destructive as these were, they pale in comparison to the catastrophe of failing to lift the debt ceiling.
Underpaid app gig workers are facing more pressure to accept risky clients and that's putting them in danger.
Insider trading typically involves trading stocks of individual companies based on information about them, but it can also involve any kind of information about the economy, a commodity or anything else that moves markets.
The most unusual scene in the political history of America—Eugene Debs, serving a ten-year term for ‘seditious activities,’ accepted the Socialist party nomination for Presidency.
Unethical marketers are out there, waiting for those of us who don't read labels too carefully or fail to properly distrust their hype. Here is a case in point.
More than a third of US households cook with gas stoves, which emit nitric oxides, carbon monoxide and formaldehyde—airborne pollutants that can trigger asthma, wheezing and other respiratory problems.
While there is a lot about this prosecution that isn’t yet clear to the general public, one thing is clear—this will be a case with unprecedented attention and complexity.
A professor of law and political science examines the consequences of an indictment and potential trial for Trump's campaign and, if his effort is successful, his future presidency.
If the federal government comes to the conclusion that TikTok should be banned, is it even possible to ban it for all of its 150 million existing users?
Money is the main driver of elections. Over 94% of winning U.S. House candidates spent more money than their opponent during the 2022 election, as did 88% of winning U.S. Senate candidates.