Joe Hernandez

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Cyprus Rejects E.U. Bailout Deal

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Lawmakers in Cyprus turned down a €10 billion package from the European Union yesterday, calling it not a bailout but blackmail. It would have taxed ordinary bank deposits and left bo...

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Older Americans Are Working Longer and Retiring Later

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Continuing our thread this week about the changing American workplace, here's a fact about the changing American workforce: it's getting older. But the current workplace isn't set up ...

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Lessons in Revitalizing Cities

Monday, March 04, 2013

With Detroit falling deeper into debt and the local government helpless to respond, governor Rick Snyder declared a financial emergency in the city on Friday. The next step is to appo...

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Are Manufactured Crises the New Norm?

Friday, March 01, 2013

Two seasoned D.C. watchers join The Takeaway to discuss federal money management in the days ahead. Andrea Seabrook hosts the DecodeDC podcast, and Todd Zwillich is the Takeaway Washi...


Washington Braces for Sequestration

Friday, March 01, 2013

Today's deadline for a deal on the sequester is expected to come and go without an agreement between Congress and President Obama. Todd Zwillich spoke to some small business owners in...

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Want to Give Back? Get a Job on Wall Street

Thursday, February 28, 2013

According to Oxford ethicist William MacAskill, the most effective route to "making a difference" in the world is not to work for a charity but to donate loads of cash instead. And th...

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Study Finds Common Genetic Thread in Five Psychiatric Diseases

Thursday, February 28, 2013

A new study published in The Lancet today has found a common genetic thread running through five well-known psychiatric diseases. Scientists hope the findings will clear up how these ...


Sequester Cuts Felt in American Classrooms

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Those automatic spending cuts, known in Washington and beyond as the "sequester," just won't go away. And unless Congress stops it from happening, the "sequester" will kick in this Fr...

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Our 'Unstable' Universe Could Be Wiped Out by a New One

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Dr. Joseph Lykken of the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory posits that "vacuum instability," that a universe will blow up like a bubble in our universe and sweep across it, consum...

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Is Mary Jo White a Tough Cop or a Wall Street Insider?

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

President Obama's nominee to head the Securities and Exchange Commission, Mary Jo White, continues to receive praise and criticism for her background. By some, she's hailed as the tou...


Sequestration Could Jack Up the Price of Meat

Monday, February 18, 2013

While the cuts haven't come yet, Takeaway political correspondent Todd Zwillich reports that the sequester deadline will probably come and go, automatically enacting those across-the-...

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Gun Show a Test Case for New York's New Gun Control Laws

Monday, January 28, 2013

Earlier this month New York became the first state to pass comprehensive gun control measures in the wake of December's tragic shooting in Newtown, Connecticut. But that hasn't stoppe...

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Former NFL Quarterback Steve Bono on His Financial Life After Football

Monday, January 28, 2013

Steve Bono knows the importance of staying financially healthy after a successful career in professional sports. Bono spent roughly a decade and a half as a quarterback in the NFL, bo...

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Oil and Gas Disposal Wells May Be to Blame for Texas Quakes

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Recently, earthquakes have begun to happen more frequently around the Dallas-Fort Worth area in northern Texas. While the cause of these quakes has yet to be officially determined, sc...

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The Issues at Hand: Energy Over the Next Four Years

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

As President Obama moves into his second term, will United States energy policy lean? Toward increased oil production and energy independence? Or toward more renewables and clean ener...

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President Obama's Civil Rights Report Card

Monday, January 21, 2013

In the midst of all of today's pageantry, it's worth taking a step back and looking at what President Obama has done with his first term, especially when it comes to civil rights. Jar...

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Mali Unrest Spills into Neighboring Algeria

Thursday, January 17, 2013

The Islamist uprising in the north African country of Mali continued to escalate yesterday, with hostilities spilling over the country's borders. As many as 20 militants stormed an oi...


Free Gun Training for Teachers

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Later today, President Obama is set to announce his new agenda on gun control, a response to last month's deadly school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut. Some states, like New York, a...

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Kerry, Hagel Could Bring Vietnam Service to Obama's Cabinet

Monday, January 14, 2013

Vietnam War veterans like John McCain are not new to national politics, playing a small but vocal role in Congress. But now two Vietnam vets are poised to join President Obama's cabin...

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Boston Declares Public Health Emergency

Friday, January 11, 2013

The flu outbreak is so severe in Boston that Mayor Thomas Menino declared a health emergency this week. Dr. Brien Barnewolt, chair of emergency medicine at Tufts Medical Center, descr...