Discover how politics can impact the environment, from U.N. climate talks to state legislation to local plastic bag bans.
Those who have followed Mandela's life highlight his achievements as a leader and his challenges as a husband and parent.
Video: It was sunny and the sky was clear on the day President John F. Kennedy was shot, but there was one man standing along the motorcade route with a black umbrella over his head.
Numerous re-enactments, computer analyses, research into various pieces of evidence have supported the theory over time.
The newly minted 'grand master' now eclipses Chuck Norris, on paper at least.
Pot growers have traditionally had a negative impact on the environment — but that may be about to change.
There's an aspect to a chubby male candidate that makes him more approachable, with an 'everyman' quality that doesn't translate to female candidates.
The actor plays the doomed president in National Geographic's adaptation of Bill O'Reilly's best-selling book, 'Killing Kennedy: The End of Camelot.'
Video: This 20-pound carp is fishing for votes in the Ann Arbor City Council race.
An array of documentaries and dramas will mark this month's 50th anniversary of the president's assassination in November 1963.
The mystery of the purloined presidential gray matter may finally be solved.
As the government shutdown continues, weeds are taking over the White House garden.
Chris Cox became an instant folk hero when he took his lawnmower to the National Mall and got down to business tidying up the war memorials.
This isn't just about closing a few parks. Real lives have been put at risk by the gridlock in Washington, D.C.
Climbers on El Capitan did not let a little thing like the federal shutdown get in the way of completing their goals.
Despite the lack of panda cams and National Parks, the IRS and NSA are still working.
Eco-entrepreneur on politics, energy and Earth's resources.
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