Discover how politics can impact the environment, from U.N. climate talks to state legislation to local plastic bag bans.
In honor of her 50th birthday, we celebrate the first lady and her ability to lead by example — and to make us all feel at ease.
The Shriver Report highlights the significant disadvantages and challenges American women face, and some boldface names weigh in.
Can an employer still fire you if you have a prescription for marijuana? Can a bank do business with a grower?
'The Prince' has been brought to life by political leaders including Chris Christie, Rudolph Giuliani, Huey Long Jr., Richard Nixon and Vladimir Putin.
Behind every great man are a lot of lesser-known facts.
Video: President Obama and Steve Harvey surprise a White House tour group — and Harvey says he's never been ignored so much in his life.
The U.S. farm bill is expiring again, raising the perennial specter of overpriced food. But despite the high stakes, this political precipice looks more like a buttery bluff.
The desire to fit in is driving the great American sort, and while it may make people happier and healthier, it could also lead more partisan entrenchment.
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.'
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