Republican Orrin Hatch is leaving the Senate after 42 years. He led bipartisan efforts to get health care for more kids and AIDS patients. He also thrived on donations from the drug industry.
David Greene talks to Jaime Contreras of the Service Employees International Union about how the shutdown is affecting security guards and custodians, who are contractors working in federal buildings.
The University of Southern Indiana is experimenting with small houses designed for the elderly to maintain independence. The school is considering building an inter-generational village.
Japan’s government said Wednesday that it will start commercial whaling again in July and leave the International Whaling Commission. The commission banned commercial whaling more than 30 years ago.
David Greene talks to Michael Thatcher, CEO of Charity Navigator, the nation’s largest online evaluator of charities, about the most responsible way to donate to charity this holiday season.
Two of Bernie Madoff’s victims share how their lives were affected by the Ponzi scheme that imploded ten years ago. They recovered much of what they invested, but were still harmed by the scam.
Many online retailers are extending holiday free shipping, but how free is it? It still costs retailers to deliver the goods, there’s greater traffic congestion, thefts and a toll on infrastructure.
The explosion in online holiday shopping is resulting in billions of packages needing to be delivered and stressing companies like UPS, FedEx and Amazon like never before.
The Trump administration is expected to crack down on Chinese hacking in a bid to curb Beijing’s effort to be a world leader in advanced technologies by 2025.
The CBS board of directors has fired former CEO Les Moonves for cause, meaning he won’t get his severance. The board says Moonves tried to undermine a probe into sexual misconduct charges against him.