How the Government Dealt With Past Recessions

How the Government Dealt With Past Recessions

How the Government Dealt With Past Recessions Since the Great Depression, presidents have frequently experimented with Keynesian economics to combat recessions. Three economists chronicle the…
Analyzing Obama’s Inaugural Speech

Analyzing Obama’s Inaugural Speech

Analyzing Obama’s Inaugural Speech Interactive video and transcript of President Barack Obama's inaugural remarks on Jan. 20, 2009. View the interactive transcript and video
New York plane crash

New York plane crash

New York plane crash A US Airways plane Flight 1549, taken off from LaGuardia Airport en route to Charlotte, N.C., went down in the Hudson…
The Slate Bailout Guide

The Slate Bailout Guide

The first half of the $700 billion bailout is depleted, and now both Bush and Obama want Congress to approve the rest. View the interactive…
I Hope So Too

I Hope So Too

What are your hopes for the Obama administration? The New York Times asked more than 200 people in 14 states (half red, half blue) to…
Air brake system

Air brake system

Diagram of the system used in heavy trucks and fire vehicles. View the interactive graphic
Fatal Ladder 26 accident

Fatal Ladder 26 accident

Fatal Ladder 26 accident One firefighter was killed and six others were injured when a Boston Fire Department ladder truck crashed into a building on…
History of the Internet

History of the Internet

History of the Internet "History of the Internet" is an animated documentary explaining the inventions from time-sharing to filesharing, from Arpanet to Internet. The history…