In another attempt to strike a deal and avoid a fiscal cliff, House Speaker John Boehner introduced a plan extending the Bush-era tax cuts for Americans earning less than $1 million. But the plan failed and now the clock is ticking to strike a new deal.
David Chase toiled in relative TV anonymity until his breakout hit, The Sopranos. But Chases' ultimate goal wasn't TV, it was the big screen. And this week, his hit Not Fade Away hits movie theaters. While it's a work of fiction, the parallels with Chase's own life are readily apparent.
Dedicated students not allowed to enroll in state universities in Georgia can take advantage of free classes at Freedom University. Immigration policies vary nationwide, but in Georgia undocumented immigrants aren’t allowed to attend the state's five most selective public universities.
After the Gulf War, sanctions prohibited Americans from sending money to Iraq. Iraqi-American Shakir Hamoodi broke those rules, however, when he found out his family in Iraq had miscarried, because they couldn't afford $10 antibiotics. Now he's in jail — almost 20 years after the fact.
The Sandy Hook tragedy has ignited an open debate on gun control and availability of mental health services. But for the private equity firm Cerberus Capital Management, the aftermath of the shooting has changing with whom they do business.
Mexico's tomato farmers have found great success sending their products to the United States since the implementation of the North American Free Trade Agency 20 years ago. But it's come at a cost to Florida's tomato growers.
When NAFTA was passed two decades ago, critics hailed it as a boon for the American economy. Critics assailed it and said it would cost American jobs. While it's hard to say who was right, in Michigan's car towns, many workers feel left out of any boom.
The U.S. Army often needs people who speak a specific language in its ranks. Many of those people though, while living in the United States, aren't U.S. citizens or permanent residents. That's presented a problem for the Army, but one that an innovative program aims to solve.
As the tragedy in Newtown, Conn., unfolded, many parents were faced with the challenge of talking to their children about the horrific and senseless acts that took place at Sandy Hook Elementary. But one mother took to her blog in an effort to start a conversation about what some are calling the elephant in the room.
Numerous questions surfaced this weekend after a tragic school shooting took place at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., on Friday. President Barack Obama, speaking to family members of victims of the shooting, said we've endured too many of these tragedies and called for action to be taken.