Resolutions passed by large majorities in both houses guarantee that federal agencies will continue receiving their current levels of funding until December 11.
By 2040, federal debt would be 54 percent of gross domestic product, not the present 74 percent - and less than debt proposed by right wingers.
A decade later, the nation has made little progress in addressing the systemic problems Hurricane Katrina laid bare.
"Black cats are still the least likely to be adopted, and they need people to give them a chance."
If the current thaw in U.S.-Cuban relations leads to lifting the decades-long blockade, we will have access to life-saving drugs and vaccines now banned in the U.S.
The Foundation for AIDS Research has released a new brief that underscores the importance of syringe service programs.
The slogan of the day was "Medicare: As American as Apple Pie."
"Because of Medicare, our seniors have access to health care, they're living longer lives, decent lives. That's something worth fighting for!"
Happy birthday, Medicare! Celebrations are occurring all over the country.
Pope Francis I has been outspoken about the rights of workers to be valued and respected - including their rights to join unions - and against income inequality and poverty.