From emergency savings accounts to assistance for student loan borrowers, the new federal spending bill aims to make it easier to save for retirement.
There are more than 2 million uninsured adults in states that didn't expand Medicaid. Congressional Democrats have a plan to cover them — if they can find money for it in the massive spending bill.
President Trump insisted the meeting with congressional leaders was "productive," although he threatened that the government could be closed for a long time. Negotiations will continue this weekend.
President Trump complained about signing the 2,000-plus page spending bill into law, saying it was too bloated. He is not the first president to be confronted with that choice.
Grad students are the engines of America's scientific and technological prowess — with an amazing return on investment, says professor Adam Frank.