The 2014 farm bill will prove to be the most expensive ever, largely due to the new subsidies and expanded crop insurance. The Fiscal Times reports.» Read More
A congressional budget proposal fails to extend a program providing federal funds for those who have run out of state benefits.
Republican efforts to stop Obamacare are a throwback to past efforts by former lawmakers to stop other federal entitlement programs. The New York Times reports.
The government paid $11.3m in farm subsidies to 50 billionaires or businesses in which they have some form of ownership. The New York Times reports.
The U.S. National Security Agency has hacked into main communication links that connect accounts at Google and Yahoo, the Washington Post reported.
Sam Radwan, Partner & Co-Founder of Enhance International talks about building a safety net for the elderly in China.
As more severe weather events hit the country, analysts say the U.S. continues to suffer from a lack of preparation to handle them.
You thought you were in luck with a winning lottery ticket—but think again if you're in the nation's capital.
Four structural factors helped push the U.S. into this government shutdown, and now facing potential default.
Let's show our appreciation by urging Congress to put those dedicated public servants back to work and let them continue to improve our nation.
From Alcatraz to Hollywood, blood drives and daycare, the US government shutdown is having a serious ripple effect.
Speaker of the House John Boehner on Tuesday said the government shutdown could last a week or longer, a top aide to the Republican leader told CNBC.
Chinese citizens have been huffing over a building that's been erected in China's Jiangsu province. This giant, copper puffer fish costs about $11.5 million to build and hovers around 15 storeys above the ground.
American seniors tight on savings on will soon face new hurdles in financing retirement through the federal government's reverse mortgage program.
Cutbacks on subsidies for flood insurance are causing premiums to rise. Meanwhile, those who have coverage see difficulties in filing claims.
One of the biggest mistakes President Obama is making in the current debate is his repeated and stubborn refusal to negotiate.
Boehner said he was confident that majority House Republicans would pass a stop-gap funding measure that denies money for "Obamacare" reforms.
With its currency in meltdown and growth at the lowest in the past decade, India's government on Monday passed a $19.8 billion-a-year food subsidy bill.
The Department of Veterans Affairs and the Department of Defense spent $1.3 billion during the last four years trying to develop a single electronic health-records system.
As the cloud-based event management software company Cvent opened for trading Friday, its founder and CEO said that new regulations helped the company raise money on the public market.
There's no reason the Fed should taper asset purchases and instead the government needs to increase spending, said Byron Wien, vice chairman of Blackstone Advisory Partners.