A federal law from late last year is requiring the military to find ways to reduce taxpayer subsidies for the commissaries that sell food at discount prices to active duty and retired armed service members.
Tthe government rarely steps in. Shouldn't the FDA revisit its role to ensure it is striking the appropriate balance between protecting patients from flawed drugs and ensuring drugs get to market to reduce prices?
Marco Antonio Tabin Garcia has never left Guatemala. When he was younger, he considered moving to the United States. But he decided against it and instead taught Spanish at a local school in Antigua for over 20 years. But in the past few years, he's found a way to make a better living, by teaching Spanish lessons over Skype.
Venezuela's continuing struggles with economic malaise and the low price of oil are spilling out in the open with serious consequences — babies dying, consumer product shortages and a national leader being threatened with ouster.
Many Americans are nervous about the incoming Trump administration banning Muslims from entering the US. That includes some Christians in the state of Georgia who've been helping Muslim refugees resettle in the US.
An incentive from the Israeli government offers money and free flights to African asylum seekers, if they agree to return to Africa. But, there's a problem with this immigration policy: some African men instead use the money to try to get to Europe, leaving their families behind.