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Could Earth's infrared emissions be a new renewable energy source?

Could it one day be possible to generate electricity from the loss of heat from Earth to outer space? A group of Harvard engineers believe so and …

This Chart Proves That First-World Problems Are No Joke

People jokingly describe things like lines at Starbucks as first-world problems.<p>Actually, first-world problems are serious, involving things like elevated risk of death related to high blood pressure, tobacco, high blood sugar, obesity, and more.<p>Although low-income countries face so-called modern …

Idaho wants to go ahead and get rid of all EPA regulations

A proposed bill would strip the EPA of its authority in the state<p>“Jack-booted thugs in swat uniforms," otherwise known as the EPA and its law officers, are violating the U.S. Constitution’s “true meaning and intent as given by the founders and ratifiers," and Idaho doesn't want to listen to them …

Democrats Can’t Accept the Trade Off of a Job-Killing Minimum Wage

Each side cherry picks facts, but the latest offender is the White House that won’t accept an estimate that its $10.10 proposal would cost jobs.<p>When …

How the President’s Political Party Affects Infant Mortality Rates

There are 3 percent more infant deaths during Republican administrations.<p>Though the infant mortality rate in the United States has decreased by 77 percent in the last 50 years (from 25.2 per 1000 births in 1963 to 5.9 in 2013), the U.S. is still worse off in this department than many other …

Florida's debate: Self-defense?

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — A verdict in the city of Jacksonville is again raising the issue of self-defense and race in Florida, just seven months after George Zimmerman was acquitted in the shooting of a black teenager, Trayvon Martin.<p>Michael Dunn, a 47-year-old software developer, could face 60 years …

Ted Cruz So ‘Hated’ by Republicans That He’ll ‘Need a Food Taster’ at Senate Lunches: ABC News Reporter

ABC News’ Jonathan Karl told a panel on Sunday’s “This Week with George Stephanopoulos” that Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) is so hated by fellow Republicans these days that he will “need a food taster” at weekly Senate lunches.<p>Karl’s comments came during a discussion surrounding debt ceiling increases …

First He Walks Out of the President’s Major Speech – Now He’s Thinking About Filing Articles of Impeachment

Just hours after he stormed out of President Obama’s State of the Union address Tuesday, Rep. Steve Stockman (R-Texas) announced he’s considering filing articles of impeachment against the president.<p>Rep. Steve Stockman (R-Texas), right, participates in a mock swearing-in ceremony with Speaker of …

State of the Union: 14 Things Members of Congress Did On Social Media

As members of Congress listened to Obama make his speech, they did much more than clap or pointedly hold their applause. They poured a deluge of …

U.S. Senator To Introduce 'Kill Switch' Legislation To Combat Phone Thefts

U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) will introduce legislation in coming weeks to fight a growing trend of smartphone thefts nationwide by forcing the industry to adopt technology that makes it impossible to reuse stolen devices.<p>Klobuchar’s bill would require all phones sold in the United States to …