National Journal Online

What's the Value of a $10,000 Degree?

Tuition increases at independent colleges have been sustained, in part, by a belief among affluent families that higher prices signal better quality. If that were true, Alberto Partida, 43, would be in big trouble. His four-year degree from Broward College, a former community college in South Florida, will cost him less than $10,000.

Posted: Monday, February 2, 2015 - 6:05am

What's the Value of a $10,000 Degree?

Tuition increases at independent colleges have been sustained, in part, by a belief among affluent families that higher prices signal better quality. If that were true, Alberto Partida, 43, would be in big trouble. His four-year degree from Broward College, a former community college in South Florida, will cost him less than $10,000.

Posted: Monday, February 2, 2015 - 6:05am

Divided House Approves $694M Border Bill

After delay, GOP pushes through funding measure that won't be taken up by Senate.

Posted: Friday, August 1, 2014 - 8:49pm

Airports Have No Way to Screen for Ebola

Traditional thermal screenings at international airports won't be much help.

Posted: Friday, August 1, 2014 - 5:25pm

President Obama Doesn't Get to Enjoy Good News

The press, and a swirl of events, wouldn't let it happen Friday.

Posted: Friday, August 1, 2014 - 4:43pm

President Obama Reflects on America's Inability to Influence the World

In a Friday press conference the president answers the question: "Has the United States of America lost its influence in the world? Have you, yours?"

Posted: Friday, August 1, 2014 - 4:04pm

Obama Defends CIA Chief After Senate Computer Hacking Scandal

"I have full confidence in John Brennan," the president said Friday.

Posted: Friday, August 1, 2014 - 3:26pm

Obama Bashes Congress Over Gridlock

The president is holding a news conference right now.

Posted: Friday, August 1, 2014 - 2:53pm

Obamacare Cases Move Toward SCOTUS

The Obama administration and its challengers filed appeals in lawsuits over the law's insurance subsidies.

Posted: Friday, August 1, 2014 - 1:51pm

What Do U.S. Sanctions Mean for Exxon's Close Friendship With Russia in the Arctic?

A new policy aimed at hitting Russia's energy strategy may hurt the U.S. oil company too.

Posted: Friday, August 1, 2014 - 12:52pm