Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen is sounding the alarm about the damage a government shutdown could do to the U.S. economy. "It's really reckless and w
Don't cancel that camping trip just yet: Utah, Arizona, and Colorado state governments will foot the bill to keep some national parks open — and tou
The Washington, D.C., region is home to about 400,000 federal employees, plus members of the military and government contractors. In a government shut
The last time the government shut down, members of the U.S. Coast Guard lined up at food pantries — while they worked without being paid. The previo
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Jeff Zients has been getting the White House prepared for the first government shutdown of the Biden administration. Here's what the chief of staff to
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Speculators have flocked to the country’s markets this year. They may soon regret it
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The Biden administration is trying to dramatically change how and where oil and gas drilling occurs on federal land, which is getting mixed reviews in
"When design works, it looks like it's always been there," the graphic designer behind the ubiquitous panel on food packaging said.
NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Federal Trade Commission Chair Lina Khan about the FTC's lawsuit against Amazon over alleged abuse of monopoly power.
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with journalist Micheline Maynard, about how high profits for major automakers over the past decade have become a centr
Service members would work without pay, and many civil servants are likely to be furloughed. Congress has yet to pass a separate bill to guarantee mil
The agency is in charge of millions of acres in Colorado's mountains, but staff can hardly afford to live there. That's the impetus for a housing proj
In a new book, Nobel Prize-winning economist Angus Deaton offers a scathing critique of American politics and economic policy.
As the U.S. plans new mines for copper, lithium and other metals to use in green technologies, mining projects in the West could threaten scarce water
The state of Maine is launching a first-of-its-kind program under which schools can financially assist families with rent, utilities and other househo
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Without a deal on Capitol Hill, current spending laws expire on Sept. 30. Ahead of a potential government shutdown, Wall Street is gaming out what it
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On Friday, the UAW announced strikes at 38 more GM and Stellantis locations, specifically parts distribution centers. But citing progress in talks wit
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If the UAW strike leads to a win for the union, southern auto workers believe that will lead to a pay up at plants like Nissan and Mercedes.
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