Crop production highlights from 2021 for the United States from the USDA.
Newly released federal inflation data show another record increase, the latest in a string of inflation numbers that have Americans concerned.
The U.S. Supreme Court has blocked the Biden administration's vaccine mandate on private sector businesses, though it allowed a separate mandate to stand for certain health care workers.
The U.S. Supreme Court is expected to rule on the federal vaccine mandate for private employers as early as this week, but until then businesses are in limbo, expected to enforce a mandate that could be overturned at any moment.
The COVID-19 pandemic accelerated the adoption of changes before the 2020 election that made voting more convenient.
The disasters just kept coming in 2021, from Hurricane Ida's destruction across Louisiana and the Northeast to devastating wildfires in the West and damaging storms, tornadoes and floods. Nearly half the U.S. was in drought, and extreme temperature spikes disrupted power supplies.
Ahead of a U.S. Supreme Court ruling on vaccine mandates expected as early as this week, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control is under increased scrutiny after recent comments about COVID-19 deaths.
The deadline to enroll for health coverage under the Affordable Care Act is fast approaching.
To modernize the industry, nuclear power is making the transition toward smaller reactors. But claims federal subsidies to help the industry along are a losing bet.
The first U.S. jobs report of 2022 showed continued - if lackluster - growth. But perhaps of greater significance for the economic year ahead are two factors that lurked behind the headline unemployment rate.