He's famed climatologist James Hansen, whose new research strengthens the case for climate action. If Sophie Kivlehan’s crusade to convince skeptics that humans are causing climate change has taught her
State legislatures and city halls are battling over who gets to set the minimum wage, and increasingly, the states are winning. After dozens of city and county governments voted to raise their local minimum
A Freedom Caucus conservative is threatening to go rogue at a House Budget Committee markup Wednesday by offering a poison pill amendment killing a central component of Speaker Paul Ryan’s tax reform Rep.
[Updated 7/19/17 with footnote ** at end] The now justly-famous “Russia — Clinton — private and confidential” email thread began on June 3, 2016, with Rob Goldstone writing to Donald Trump Jr. that Trump
She's the first losing presidential candidate in 25 years with falling favorability ratings. Hillary Clinton is even less popular now than when she was running for president. Just 39 percent of Americans
(CNN) — The apparent death of the Senate's health care bill also comes with an unintended effect: It could give a boost to Russia sanctions legislation to get to the President's desk before Congress leaves
Senate Democrats are still hanging tight on the same message as the GOP’s seven-year push to repeal Obamacare careens off course: Drop the one-party approach and work with us to fix the health care law.
The special counsel overseeing the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 elections widened the scope of the probe — including whether President Trump obstructed justice when firing James
The dangers of a Trump-led renegotiation Trump campaigned and won the U.S. presidential election in no small part due to his anti-free-trade positions. He galvanized millions of voters for whom the considerable
[Photographs: Vicky Wasik] I'm all about cheesecake in any form, whether it's Japanese-style and cotton soft or a towering slab like they serve in New York; I'd even take a scoop of cheesecake ice cream,
Photographer Russell Lee, while working for the Farm Security Administration / Office of War Information, visited the small town of Vale, in eastern Oregon, on the Fourth of July in 1941. On that day,
President Trump’s latest salvo in his anti-media campaign is a doctored video clip posted to his personal Twitter account showing him beating up a man with a CNN logo on his face. The tweet has drawn outcries:
The huge diversity of frogs we see today is mainly a consequence of the asteroid strike that killed off the dinosaurs, a study suggests. A new analysis shows that frog populations exploded after the extinction
The country’s economic resilience may have contributed to its political resilience. Last year’s Brexit vote followed by the election of Donald Trump resulted in the idea that populism was sweeping the
The two biggest states in the country are trading punches again. LOS ANGELES — California and Texas are at war, and Donald Trump is one of the reasons why. Trading broadsides on everything from tax and
“People have failed to see this coming.” Most people probably think the Trump University lawsuit — in which students at the supposed “school” accused our now-president of fraud — is over. Donald Trump
Polemicists, conspiracists, and outright fabulists are feeding an alternative media landscape—where the implausibility of a claim is no bar to its acceptance. Updated for clarification on July 26, 2017.
British internet security consultant Matt Tait’s allegations may shed new light on Russia’s election meddling and possible collusion by Trump aides A former British government intelligence official has
The White House insisted it was a neutral effort. Trump cast doubt on that. President Donald Trump cast doubt about the neutrality of a commission he created to investigate “election integrity,” tweeting
The audience was like, "What? OK!" Thanks to a surprise guest on Thursday’s “Tonight Show,” a lot of people probably broke out their Lil Jon impressions, suddenly yelling, “What!?” Comedian Dave Chappelle,
Politicians are notorious for making promises they can't keep. But they really outdid themselves in Illinois -- and now the state is paying for it. Illinois is on the verge of becoming America's first
I wish he knew how overwhelming being sad during a depressive state is ... sometimes it would be really nice to get a hug, instead of just the cold shoulder and being ignored because it is difficult to
Residents of an eccentric hub at the prestigious university must move out of the building after a yearlong turnaround process failed to achieve its aims. The walls of Senior House, a dorm on the Massachusetts