Outside the Internal Revenue Service building in Washington, D.C. (Jonathan Ernst/Reuters) The agency and the tax-collection system it oversees are on the brink of catastrophic collapse. Anyone who deals with the IRS on a regular…

(Jonathan Ernst/Reuters) A new federal bill would prohibit abortions chosen because a fetus has been diagnosed with Down syndrome. Two years ago, CBS News published a report praising Iceland for “eradicating Down syndrome births.” The…

(Pixabay) Too often, ‘bilingual’ education means that non-native speakers never learn the basics of English. It’s been two decades, but I still remember the excitement of helping to pass California’s Proposition 227, which I thought…

The Virginia State Capitol building in Richmond (Jay Paul/Reuters) Democrats reclaimed both chambers of the Virginia state house on Tuesday night, wresting complete control from Republicans for the first time since 1994. By Wednesday morning,…

The McDonald's CEO fired over an office romance has removed himself as director of a nonprofit supporting women in the workplace. Lorraine Hariton, the CEO of Catalyst, told Business Insider Steve Easterbrook's resignation on Tuesday…

Kroger is rebranding with the tagline "fresh for everyone" and launching a new marketing campaign featuring animated characters. "Anywhere a logo or a tagline shows up, it will get an update," Mandy Rassi, Kroger's vice…

Donald Trump Jr and Fox News host Laura Ingraham characterized Tuesday's defeat for the GOP in the Kentucky governor election as entirely unconnected to Donald Trump. They made the claims despite the president campaigning for Matt…

Kim Kyung-Hoon/Reuters SoftBank lost at least $4.7 billion by investing in WeWork after the shared-workspace group's IPO collapsed and its valuation plunged from $47 billion in January to below $10 billion. "My own investment judgment…