By Associated Press
2014 is a year of auditioning, positioning, networking and just plain hard work for people who might run for president in 2016. There's plenty to do, and the pace has quickened since The Associated Press last took a broad look…
By PBS NewsHour
Around the country, 30 governors are proposing the expansion of preschool programs in their states. But what makes a pre-K program sufficiently educational? And how will the U.S. pay for these programs? Special correspondent John Tulenko of Learning Matters examines…
Thousands of marchers and spectators at New York City's annual LGBT Pride March this weekend hailed the state's brand-new same-sex marriage law. Jeffrey Brown discusses the state Legislature's vote with the National Organization for Marriage's Maggie Gallagher and Democratic New…
The New Year rings in the start of some new governors' terms -- and nearly all of them face budget shortfalls. Gwen Ifill discusses state budget woes with three public media reporters: John Myers of KQED Public Radio in California;…
By Paul Solman
Paul Solman answers questions from NewsHour viewers and web users on business and economic news most days on his Making Sen$e page. Here's Wednesday's query: Name: Rich Tuloch Question: I learned long, long ago in school that…
By Elizabeth Shell
Name: Rich Tuloch Question: I learned long, long ago in school that military spending is a form of economic stimulus. If I am correct, the past administration (President Bush & co.) spent a great deal more money as stimulus than…
Congress might give the government some say in how much Wall Street executives are paid. A former SEC accountant and a law professor give their take on the plan.
Financial aid officers at several high-profile colleges were put on leave after a probe revealed that they were receiving stock options, kickbacks and all-expense-paid trips from a preferred student loan lender. The NewsHour talks to an author who covers student…
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