• 6 New Year’s resolutions for your finances

    6 New Year’s resolutions for your finances

    Dec 31, 2018 04:29 PM EDT

    ... more traditional types of investments. Any time you can get more money into your investment accounts, it is a good thing. The earlier you can start saving for retirement, the better. These tech tools are a simple way to get money into your accounts, and it can add up to ...

  • Military women, female veterans are shifting away from GOP

    Military women, female veterans are shifting away from GOP

    Dec 29, 2018 03:15 PM EDT

    ... about helping the economy and creating jobs. At the same time, "Who knows if he's going to say something to the wrong person and start another war?" she said. That's particularly concerning for military veterans who know what's at stake in combat. When Cavallaro joined the military ...

  • What the new tax law means for your holiday giving

    What the new tax law means for your holiday giving

    Dec 13, 2018 04:27 PM EDT

    ... Way. So far, the number of middle-income donors and the size of the donations United Way usually receives has decreased this year, according to Taylor. It is important to note that most people aren’t solely motivated to give by saving money on taxes. About 56 percent of American ...

  • Fire recovery continues across California, as new fire blazes east of LA

    Fire recovery continues across California, as new fire blazes east of LA

    Nov 14, 2018 06:50 PM EDT

    Patty Saunders: Everywhere we went there was fire, all around, top, all sides, in front, and we kept stopping. Howard Taylor: It's just almost too much to take. It really is a strain on you. So now I have to reinvent myself all over again, and start all over ...

  • Public seating at Kavanaugh hearing cut in half, then restored again

    Public seating at Kavanaugh hearing cut in half, then restored again

    Sep 05, 2018 02:57 PM EDT

    After an explosive start to Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court confirmation hearing Tuesday, Day Two began with an easy-to-miss, but notable change: The number of seats for the public were reduced by half, from 48 to 24. The committee restored the full 48 seats six hours later, following ...

  • What Trump has to gain (and lose) in his meeting with Putin

    What Trump has to gain (and lose) in his meeting with Putin

    Jul 13, 2018 02:54 PM EDT

    The leaders may also discuss arms control, including whether to extend for another five years the New START treaty, which limits both countries’ nuclear arms, a senior administration official told reporters before the trip. Another pressing arms control issue: Washington’s accusations that Russia violated the Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces ...

  • What Congress wants from Trump’s State of the Union

    What Congress wants from Trump’s State of the Union

    Jan 30, 2018 06:50 PM EDT

    ... today than you were two years ago? Because I think that answer could be very strong and probably put partisanship aside and have other people start working with us, so we can solve the other problems that are before us. Judy Woodruff: Democrats, in turn, say the country is more ...

  • Murder, extortion and corruption tarnish former tourist haven Acapulco

    Murder, extortion and corruption tarnish former tourist haven Acapulco

    Jan 12, 2018 06:30 PM EDT

    ... like this. The city gained prominence in the '50s and '60s as a tropical paradise for celebrities and millionaires alike. The Kennedys, John Wayne, Elizabeth Taylor, all were regulars. Sinatra even mentioned one of his favorite vacation spots in "Come Fly With Me." But as the violence shot up over ...

  • Why private waste management is one of the nation's most hazardous jobs

    Why private waste management is one of the nation's most hazardous jobs

    Jan 04, 2018 04:54 PM EDT

    ... a third-degree misdemeanor assault and was sentenced to a year in jail, which he began serving in June 2017. Inmates at the Eric M. Taylor Center, where Caban was incarcerated, often do the trash pick-up for the ten jails on Rikers Island. But Caban said he was working ...

  • How Trump’s love of Twitter translates abroad

    How Trump’s love of Twitter translates abroad

    Jan 03, 2018 06:30 PM EDT

    ... think tank. He's written widely on international relations. Welcome to you both. Nancy McEldowney: Thank you. William Brangham: Nancy McEldowney, I would like to start with you first. This is how the president likes to communicate, and he's communicated some substantive foreign policy messages. Now, you can only ...

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