Discover how politics can impact the environment, from U.N. climate talks to state legislation to local plastic bag bans.
The budget to monitor volcanoes in Alaska has been halved by recent cuts.
Video: Dorset, Minnesota, chooses its mayor from a hat. This year, the winner was a 4-year-old boy.
The New Jersey governor tells the media he underwent the weight-reduction procedure earlier this year for his family, not his political ambitions.
A group of fourth-graders cheered and giggled; PETA suggests the New Jersey governor wasn't thinking.
Video: To raise awareness of global hunger, the 'Live Below the Line' campaign is challenging people to see what it’s like to live on such a small budget. Hunter and Beau Biden — who are part of the campaign — join Andrea Mitchell to discuss.
The Charlotte mayor's nomination to lead the Department of Transportation hints at a renewed White House focus on boosting public transit and urban walkability.
Nixon had order the FBI to gather information on Earth Day rallies due to concerns about 'anti-war kids.'
Asheville Mayor Terry Bellamy is employing a novel approach to bring attention to her city's plight.
If Aurora, Colo., treated marijuana shops like it does liquor stores, the city could bring in almost $3 million in annual tax revenue.
Video: Robby Novak, the 9-year-old “self-appointed voice of a generation” known as Kid President, is seen having an adorable meeting with the real president.
In addition to dissents over political issues, democrats and republicans also disagree over the veracity of certain conspiracy theories.
Anonymously added to a recent budget bill, the controversial rider would protect U.S. biotech companies from litigation if their GMO seeds turn out to be dangerous.
After months of careful consideration, actress says her 'responsibilities and energy' need to be focused on family.
Video: The 94-year-old former South African president has been admitted with a recurrence of the lung infection he suffered in December.
The move will enable the elderly to seek legal recourse against 'discrimination, insult, ill-treatment and abandonment.'
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