Critics of the Obama administration have suggested countering Russia's economic influence in Europe with American natural gas. That gas would presumably get to Europe via a secret magical teleportation machine, which can transport billions of cubic feet using nothing but fairy dust and smiles.
Today's top five stories: (1) Health-care headaches continue for Obama, Democrats; (2) SAT to get major overhaul; (3) Lukewarm economic numbers; (4) Senate votes down Obama civil-rights pick; and (5) U.S. action on Ukraine gains steam
The College Board announced today that it is overhauling the SAT, dropping the timed essay and focusing less on fancy vocabulary in order to level the playing field a bit for high school students from a wider range of families. Here are four charts that show how the SAT advantages demographic groups.
Tuesday’s White House budget proposal for the Energy Department contained this controversial detail: The administration wants to put the mixed oxide (MOX) fuel fabrication facility in Aiken, S.C., into what the department called “cold standby.”
Today's five stories: (1) Everything you need to know about Obama’s budget (2) Most of the budget isn’t going anywhere (3) U.S. hits back at Putin, preps sanctions and Ukraine aid (4) Health care dilemmas for both sides (5) Same-sex marriage keeps grabbing steam.