Government & Civics


World Leaders Demand No-Spying Agreement with U.S.


One of the American government’s largest spying agencies, the NSA, is in hot water over allegations that it monitored the mobile phones of at least…read more


Healthcare Web Site Plagued with Technical Bugs


DOWNLOAD VIDEO Since the Affordable Care Act’s online health care exchanges launched on October 1, the exchange website,, has been fraught with technical problems…read more


Congress Votes to Reopen Government, Raise Debt Ceiling


Late Wednesday night, Congress voted to pass a bill that ends the government shutdown and enables the government to borrow more money so that it…read more


Colorado Town Feels Combined Pain of Floods and Shutdown


DOWNLOAD VIDEOS The effects of the government shutdown may most obviously be seen in Washington, D.C., but Americans around the country are suffering from the…read more


Obama Convenes Meeting with Congressional Leader to Discuss Shutdown


DOWNLOAD VIDEO On the second day of the government shutdown, President Obama convened a meeting with the leaders of the Senate and the House of…read more

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