FROM Shahrzad Amiri
MTA Fast Lanes Are So Successful They’re Slowing Down Toll lanes on the 110 Freeway are supposed to speed up rush-hour traffic by charging more when the road gets more congested. But the Metropolitan Transportation Authority says they're becoming a victim of their own success . So many drivers pay the maximum of $1.40 a mile that the toll lanes are slowing down. Shahrzad Amiri is project manager for Metro's ExpressLanes .
Replacing Obamacare: Now you see it… now you don’t As the Senate deliberates replacing Obmacare, health coverage for millions of people is at stake. There've been no public hearings, and a draft measure won't be made public. Is the House version so unpopular that that Senate is hiding a version that looks much the same?
White House budget proposal slashes and burns President Trump's first budget request is considered dead on arrival in Congress — a familiar development in Capitol Hill. We hear what it reveals about the priorities of the new administration. What's likely to die… and what might survive?
The longest US war: Will Trump send more troops to Afghanistan? The Trump White House is divided over the Pentagon's request for more troops in Afghanistan—where the US has been fighting for the past 16 years. Is there a formula -- either for "victory" or a political settlement? Is there an end in sight for America's longest war?