The economic disparity between Haiti and its island-sharing neighbor, the Dominican Republic, is a question I’ve wondered about a lot since the devastating earthquake
What do Hunter Wendelstedt (a major-league baseball umpire) and Supreme Court Justice William R. Day (term in office: 1903-1922) have in common? You can
You still can’t watch Supreme Court proceedings on TV, but you can eavesdrop on them. Oral arguments presented to the Supreme Court have been
Getting hired by the federal government can be a Kafka-esque experience, say many who, in the past, have attempted to find their way through
Douglas J. Amy, professor of politics at Mt. Holyoke College, wants to remind America that government actually does a great deal of good in everyday lives.
A microfinance program has helped women break economic and social barriers as taxi drivers in Senegal.
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Here’s a no-brainer policy that should have been enacted a long time ago. According to Federal Times, companies with unpaid tax bills would be
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In a move that invites all manner of bad puns, Amtrak has begun testing the first train to operate solely on bio-diesel fuel. The