• The 10 Best-Paying College Majors For Women

    According to a report by Georgetown University’s Center for Education and the Workforce (CEW), Bachelor’s degree holders earn 84% more than those with only a high school diploma. Moreover, the degree you choose greatly impacts your earnings.

  • Report: Coverage of Smoking Cessation Treatments Is Spotty Despite Health Law

    It’s hard to stop smoking. But a new report suggests it’s even harder to decipher how your insurance plan covers the cost of treatments to help you quit.

  • Hiding the church's treasure

    Politics divides Catholics. The works of mercy bring us together and also show the world what the power of faith can achieve.

  • The New Greatest Generation

    For nearly a decade I have had the privilege of teaching veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, though they have taught me more.

  • Medicare expansion could save state $100M

    According to a new report released by Georgetown University's Health Policy Institute, Florida could expand its Medicaid program by between 800,000 and 1.3 million lives without incurring any additional costs.

  • Obama and the end of decline

    Conservatives and liberals will still be battling each other in 2016. But if the arguments take place in a more confident and optimistic country, they will be simultaneously more constructive and a good deal less nasty. Obama’s task is to get us there.

  • DC Bureau: Rivlin Talks Fiscal Cliff (Video)

    Alice Rivlin, a former director of the Office of Management and Budget and director of the Congressional Budget Office, says a temporary deal to raise taxes on those earning $250,000 or more could lay the groundwork for an overhaul of the U.S. tax code.

  • State unemployment report mixed

    Since 2000, the percentage of the U.S. population that’s working or seeking work has been shrinking. It last peaked at 67.3 percent in early 2000.

  • 8 Years from Today: When the Uneducated Become the Unemployed

    According to the Center on Education and the Workforce at Georgetown University, levels of education are a major factor in employment. In 2011, unemployment was 3.8 percent higher for those with just a high school diploma compared to those with at least a bachelor's degree -- only 5.3 percent of whom were unemployed. And for those who do not graduate high school the jobless rate was an astounding 19 percent.

  • How the right wing lost in 2012

    If conservatism were winning, does anyone doubt that Romney would be running as a conservative? Yet unlike Ronald Reagan and Barry Goldwater, Romney is offering an echo, not a choice. His strategy at the end is to try to sneak into the White House on a chorus of me-too’s.