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Billion-dollar storms could lead to the next housing crash, experts warn — and big banks have adopted the same worrisome strategy as last time
As natural disasters become more frequent and intense, coastal homeowners could be more likely to default on their mortgages.
GoFundMe campaigns to help furloughed federal employees pay their bills during government shutdown may now be in legal trouble
Federal employees who took to GoFundMe to gather extra money to pay bills during the governement shutdown may now be in legal trouble, experts say.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez slams ‘far-right former governor’ Scott Walker after he mischaracterizes her proposed tax hike on the superrich
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is playing offense on her proposal to hike taxes on the super-rich.
New Mexico, Maryland, Hawaii, and Alaska are most hard-hit by the shutdown. Minnesota, New Hampshire, Nebraska, Iowa and Indiana are least affected.
Trump signed executive order canceling planned pay increase for federal workers in 2019 amid government shutdown
President Donald Trump issued an executive order that cancels a planned pay increase for federal workers in 2019.
From Megan's Law to AMBER alerts, here are the stories behind legislation, laws, and acts named after real people.
Haircuts, flights, and an alumni club: here are the perks members of Congress get that the general public doesn’t
Members of Congress can pull rank to receive priority for haircuts, flights, and even mail. See the perks lawmakers enjoy, some of which are for life.
Government agency says letter advising furloughed employees to perform chores for landlords in lieu of paying rent was posted by accident
The letter advised federal employees not being paid thanks to the shutdown to barter labor with their landlords instead of paying rent.
Most people's ideas of how the government works begin and end with the DMV, President Barack Obama joked at a recent public appearance at the Okta Oktane '18 conference.
EPA chief Scott Pruitt says he has to fly first class because a ‘toxic’ political environment puts him in danger
EPA chief Scott Pruitt said that he regularly flies first-class due to unspecified security concerns, a result of a "toxic" political environment.