Engineers at Oroville Dam in northern California are about to start rebuilding two giant spillways that collapsed after heavy rains in February. State water officials also promise a full “forensic review” of the near-catastrophic failures, which forced mass evacuations.
When the House celebrated the passage of its new health care law, the Senate vowed it would ignore it and draft its own. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has started that process by forming a health care working group, which includes some of the most conservative senators, but no Republican women.
When HBO’s “Last Week Tonight” aired a segment on net neutrality Sunday, host John Oliver asked viewers to submit online comments to the Federal Communications Commission defending the current rules. Shortly afterward, the FCC’s website crashed.
When most Americans think of English muffins, they probably think of Thomas’. But an upstart bakery called Stone & Skillet is reinventing the English muffin as something that goes beyond morning toast.
The three-year-old company started in Medford, Massachusetts, and is now expanding to the Northeast region of the U.S., with aims to go even farther.
President Trump’s recent statement that President Andrew Jackson could have prevented the Civil War sent people back to their history books. It was the latest in a string of comments that have caused historians and others to question Trump’s knowledge about America’s past.
NPR White House correspondent Scott Horsley (@HorsleyScott) joins Here & Now‘s Jeremy Hobson to discuss President Trump’s news conference after a bill overhauling the Affordable Care Act passed the House on Thursday.
Mother’s Day is right around the corner. Why not celebrate with a homemade afternoon tea? Our resident chef Kathy Gunst joins Here & Now‘s Robin Young and Jeremy Hobson with recipes, and samples of sandwiches and scones.
The Commerce Department reported Monday that consumer spending in March was unchanged from the previous month, for the second month in a row.
Here & Now‘s Jeremy Hobson speaks with CBS News’ Jill Schlesinger(@jillonmoney), host of “Jill on Money” and the podcast “Better Off,” about what that means, and what to expect from the Federal Reserve policy meeting this week.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions is expected in Islip, New York, on Friday, where he’ll meet with Suffolk County law enforcement about a recent spate of brutal murders by the MS-13 gang.
The gang also made headlines earlier this month when President Trump tweeted that “weak” Obama-era policies allowed MS-13 to flourish, and that his proposed border wall would prevent gang members from entering the country:
When Southeast Asians fled to the United States in the 1970s and ’80s as refugees of the Vietnam War, Americans were just as divided about whether to accept them as they are now about welcoming refugees from Syria and other countries.
Back then, the federal government made the unpopular choice to double down on the number of people it would take in, and created a formal resettlement system.