Chart Book: Federal Housing Spending Is Poorly Matched to Need — Center on Budget and Policy Priorities

The federal government spent $270 billion in 2012 to help Americans buy or rent homes, but little of that spending went to the families who struggle the most to afford housing.

via Chart Book: Federal Housing Spending Is Poorly Matched to Need — Center on Budget and Policy Priorities.

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Space Station Showing Its Age – WSJ.com

The space station, launched in 1998, is run by a partnership of 15 nations to support scientific research. It was designed to remain structurally sound for as many as 60 years, but in the past 10 years it has experienced a number of problems, from air leaks to computer glitches.

via Space Station Showing Its Age – WSJ.com.