The New York Times
Updated: 8 hours 28 min ago
As 3-D printing technology makes it possible to produce weapons that can avoid detection, the police and members of Congress fear the consequences if the Undetectable Firearms Act is not renewed.
The struggle of low-income workers, many in retailing, is adding momentum to efforts to increase the federal minimum wage.
The move left unchanged the Senate’s “blue slip” custom, which allows senators to block nominees to judgeships associated with their states.
The estimate of prevented diseases, published in an article in The New England Journal of Medicine, is an analysis of some of the data in a broad project to digitize disease report records going back to 1888.
Smartphone apps are one way malls and shopping districts are trying to make parking easier to lure customers away from their computers and back into the realm of brick-and-mortar stores.
The Energy Department began cleaning up the Savannah River nuclear weapons plant in 1996, and now says the work may not be finished until the 2040s.
Under the new health care law, a wave of additional Americans will soon be covered by Medicaid, a program that has struggled with a shortage of doctors willing to accept its low reimbursement rates and red tape.