Delta recently authorized supervisors to offer up to $9,950 in compensation to passengers bumped from flights. A Delta Air Lines jet sits at a gate at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.
Stung by criticism and a public outcry over the forced removal of one of its passengers, United Airlines is boosting its payments to passengers to give up seats to ease overbooking.
National Economic Council Director Gary Cohn, accompanied by Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, discusses President Trump's tax proposals in the briefing room of the White House on Wednesday.
A statue of former Treasury Secretary Albert Gallatin stands guard outside the Treasury Building in Washington. Trump's campaign plans for a total overhaul of the U.S. tax code — while maintaining the revenues flowing into the federal government — may have missed their chance in Congress.
A new project by former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer takes government data on spending and revenue and turns it into interactive graphics, like this breakdown of spending by local, state and federal governments in 2014.
USAFacts.org/Screenshot by NPR
People who lacked health insurance for more than three consecutive months in 2016, or who bought individual insurance and got federal help paying the premiums, will need to do a little work to figure out what, if anything, they owe the IRS.