A quarter here, a penny there and pretty soon all the loose change left in plastic bins at Transportation Security Administration airport checkpoints adds up to real money -- about $531,000 in fiscal 2012.
Some conservative policy pundits are starting to imagine a detente over Obamacare, in which Republicans recognize the conservative nature of the law and support it in return for tweaks that advance their ideas. Liberals should be open to such a deal.
Ginnie Mae, the U.S. government- owned corporation that guarantees almost $1.5 trillion of mortgage bonds, is no longer actively considering merging its two types of securities, President Ted Tozer said.
Millions of Americans going for an annual checkup in 2014 will come away from the doctor’s office with a new prescription to lower their cholesterol, a move cardiologists say will avert heart attacks and strokes.
Testosterone replacement drugs, a $1.6 billion market for AbbVie Inc., Eli Lilly & Co. and others, boosted the odds of having a heart attack, stroke or dying by 29 percent in one of the first studies weighing the therapies’ cardiovascular risk.
Gum Tong owns a diner in Washington, D.C., and Matt Bellinger charters fishing boats in the Florida Everglades. They have this in common: The shutdown of the U.S. government cost them money they will never get back.
A Republican proposal to approve spending for a handful of federal agencies was swiftly criticized by Democrats, extending the impasse that forced the first partial U.S. government shutdown in 17 years.