A study by the National Low Income Housing Coalition finds that the average worker would have to put in 122 hours per week to afford a two-bedroom apartment at the national fair market rent.
Nearly 70 percent of those benefiting from cost-sharing subsidies live in states the president won in November.
Hours after signing an executive order that is expected to drive up insurance costs, the president takes another step toward dismantling the Affordable Care Act.
UPDATED: In a major victory for the Obama administration, the Supreme Court has ruled to uphold the federal subsidies that help nearly 6.4 million people pay for their health care.
Plans for a worldwide fleet of huge new nuclear reactors have collapsed, with the cancellation of a major project and no new orders being placed.
Governments give fossil fuel companies $5.3 trillion in subsidies every year -- more than the world spends on health care, a new estimate by the International Monetary Fund says.
A new generation of giant reactors, meant to provide fresh hope for nuclear power in Europe, has been found to have a serious safety problem.
The world should be moving to a clean energy future, the IPCC says. The recent record of global greenhouse emissions show it's heading in entirely the wrong direction.
Remember when President Obama was lambasted for saying "you didn't build that"? Turns out he was right, at least when it comes to lots of stuff built by the world's wealthiest corporations.