Freelanced: The Rise Of The Contract Workforce

One in five workers is a contract worker, according to a new NPR/Marist poll. Within a decade, contractors and freelancers could make up half of the workforce, a shift with far-reaching implications.

Senate Advances Measure To End 3 Day Government Shutdown

The Senate voted to restore funding through Feb. 8 after an agreement to pursue immigration bills in the future. The House and President Trump also need to approve the bill to reopen the government.

Who Will Carry The Blame For The Shutdown? Maybe No One

If voters punished Republicans over the last shutdown, it was by giving them the Senate majority. Since then, a blinding news cycle had made each crisis only more forgettable than the last.

When A Tattoo Means Life Or Death. Literally

A gravely ill man arrives at the hospital, alone and unconscious, with a tattoo across his chest: "Do Not Resuscitate." It sparks deep conversation about end-of-life care in America.