NASA's sequester plan targets private space taxi funds and tech
February 28, 2013, 12:05 p.m. by Dan Leone, SPACE.com
NASA’s commercial crew partners would feel a funding pinch as soon as July.
4 ways the sequester could affect science, the environment and public health
February 19, 2013, 3:42 p.m. by Russell McLendon
The slate of spending cuts could wreak havoc on everything from USDA meat inspections and FDA drug reviews to EPA research and national park staffing.
State of the Union: Obama urges action on climate change
February 13, 2013, 9:25 a.m. by Jeanna Bryner, LiveScience
While Obama asked Congress to act on climate change, he signaled that he would take executive actions if they did not.
Will climate change get cold shoulder in Obama's second term?
January 21, 2013, 10:04 a.m. by Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience
Despite the president's assurances, a gridlocked Congress is expected to prevent much headway in climate legislation.
What does the fiscal deal mean for science?
January 4, 2013, 1:14 p.m. by Wynne Parry, LiveScience
The Jan. 1 fiscal cliff resolution delayed the debate over the U.S. budget, including science funding, for two more months.
Starbucks fights the fiscal cliff with handwritten slogans
December 27, 2012, 10:55 a.m. by Melissa Breyer
For the rest of the week, Starbucks employees in the D.C. area are being told to write "Come Together" on every cup of coffee they serve.