Discover how politics can impact the environment, from U.N. climate talks to state legislation to local plastic bag bans.
Family members gather at the 9/11 Memorial in NYC to mourn loved ones and commemorate the 12th anniversary of the terrorist attacks.
The tongue-in-cheek campaign, courtesy of 350.org, proposes naming storms after climate change deniers.
Here are 10 people who are doing good, 140 characters at a time. Make sure you're following these environmental mavens on Twitter.
A new book argues that the Potter series' moral lessons helped young voters identify with Democrats and cast their votes for Obama.
Video: Norwegian Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg became a taxi driver to hear directly from voters in an unusual election stunt.
The American who leaked details about several top-secret surveillance programs is connected to your weekly shopping — whether you care about spying or not.
Video: Responding to the case of Edward Snowden and other ongoing tensions with Russia, South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham suggested the U.S. consider threatening a boycott of the winter Olympics in Sochi to pressure Vladimir Putin.
From Lizzie Borden to George Zimmerman, these criminal cases brought crime out of the courtroom and into our living rooms.
He may be one of the most famous men in the world, but there's plenty to learn about him.
Dorset Mayor Robert 'Bobby' Tufts is running on a platform of ice cream and fishing.
The same-sex marriage rulings by the Supreme Court are but the most recent in a long history of cases that reshaped the family structure.
The president will outline several plans, including how to lower greenhouse gas emissions and how to prepare for the short- and long-term effects of climate change.
From the blessing of 35,000 bikers to his punchy tweets, Pope Francis' first 3 months as pontiff suggest he's not your grandmother's pope.
From Nelson Mandela to Mahatma Gandhi to Jimmy Carter, these tireless advocates have made the world a better place.
Do you care if the government listening? While a majority of Americans find NSA's surveillance acceptable, certain factors can affect an individual's feelings about the right to privacy.
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