Fremont Community Schools recommends the school board lay-off four full-time teachers and reduce the hours of another seven, superintendent Loraine Vaughn confirmed.Full story
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The chances of a deal between Democratic and Republican lawmakers that would overhaul the tax system, trim government spending and reform safety net spending programs appear to be fading. Full story
The program that funds school lunch assistance for the nation's poorest children is under attack by right wing conservatives. Ed talks to Joel Berg about the possible cuts and how his organization is struggling to protect kids.
Arthur Laffer, chairman, Laffer Associates, discusses the falling deficit and why some people are saying the deficit is being cut too fast.
Rachel Maddow reports on the newly revised projections for the budget deficit showing the fastest deficit reduction under the Obama administration since World War II, and points out that the deficit was a top priority of Republicans in the 2012 election so we can surely expect them to praise the out
As they hold their 37th vote to repeal Obamacare, Republicans are ignoring all the other problems plaguing the nation, from the sequester to the desperate need for a new jobs bill.
CNBC's John Harwood reports CBO has cut its fiscal 2013 deficit forecast to $642 billion from an earlier estimate of $845 billion.
Students paint on the front of a Unicredit bank during a protest against government budget cuts in Milan December 12, 2012. REUTERS/Stringer
A student, wearing green T-shirts that have become a symbol of their movement against budget cuts, shout slogans in front of the Popular Party headquarters in Madrid in a night march protest against the government's cuts to education spending May 11. 2013. REUTERS/Javier Barbancho(SPAIN - Tags: EDU
A squad of High School students run with their squad leader while taking part in training excercises at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, New York, in this June 19, 2008, file photo. United States military academies have trained America's future presidents, astronauts and generals, one of th
Seventy-five year old hairdresser Alejandro Cibeira cuts a customer's hair at the hairdresser he bought in 1969 in Madrid March 27, 2013. Cibeira has been trying to sell his business for the past three years to no avail. "I've lowered the price by half, but I still can't find buyers. There's no mon