Discover how politics can impact the environment, from U.N. climate talks to state legislation to local plastic bag bans.
His office confirms that he will leave his job this March to spend more time with his family.
The gun control battle centers over the wording of the Second Amendment to the Constitution.
Journalism professor Bill Kovarik weighs in the 37th president's environmental legacy.
Video: After the deaths of 20 children and 6 adults at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., last month, Giffords and husband Mark Kelly knew they couldn't stay silent.
Congressional votes are more likely to fall along party lines now than they were in the mid-20th century, a relatively nonpolarized time in American history.
On top of averting major budget cuts, Congress' deal to dodge the fiscal cliff also extended several financial incentives for programs related to the environment.
Congress has approved a Bush-era law that will allow the NSA to continue unjustified telecommunications wiretapping for the next 5 years.
Jackson will leave the Environmental Protection Agency early next year, she revealed Thursday, adding that 'the ship is sailing in the right direction.'
Hollywood star and political activist tells CBS's Bob Schieffer that he's keeping his options open.
A familiar man in red urges House Speaker John Boehner to act on legislation that would prevent a fiscal cliff before Christmas.
From the best big-city parks to great places to go for a trail run, we've got plenty of ideas in this week's environmental roundup.
We've also created a bucket list of farmers markets and a book review of 'Wild,' the book that everyone is talking about — even Oprah.
Video: Mitt Romney continuously dodged questions from major news outlets about his connection to his wife’s horse in the Olympics, trying to distance himself from the animal.
Learn about incredible secluded beaches and green-leaning Olympians in our offbeat environmental update.
After initially suggesting that employees eat less meat, the agency bows to pressure from the livestock industry.
Activist and author blogs about politics, energy and Earth's resources.
Science journalist blogs about humans and other wildlife.