Hillary Clinton to Millennials: We need you to act on climate change
March 24, 2014, 12:48 p.m. by Jenn Savedge
According to a new poll, the majority of millennials believe that the Earth is getting warmer and that humans are to blame.
Who was our most science-friendly president?
February 16, 2014, 9:19 a.m. by Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience
A new contest highlights selected presidents' scientific efforts during their time in office.
Bill Gates predicts there will be few poor countries in 6 years
January 22, 2014, 9:55 a.m. by Laura Moss
Video: In their 2014 annual letter, Bill and Melinda Gates outline three global-aid myths: that poor countries will always be poor, that foreign aid is a waste, and that saving lives will lead to overpopulation.
War on light bulb efficiency rages on with GOP-backed rider
January 21, 2014, 6:11 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Just when you thought energy-efficient light bulb uprisings were a thing of the past, the Department of Energy has been rendered powerless when it comes to enforcing federal efficiency standards. But does it even matter at this point?
5 ways Michelle Obama has made the White House a more welcoming place
January 15, 2014, 4:04 p.m. by Robin Shreeves
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.
Beyonce, LeBron and Maria Shriver on the state of the American woman
January 14, 2014, 3:10 p.m. by Starre Vartan
The Shriver Report highlights the significant disadvantages and challenges American women face, and some boldface names weigh in.
5 modern Machiavellis
January 10, 2014, 7:50 a.m. by Marc Lallanilla, LiveScience
'The Prince' has been brought to life by political leaders including Chris Christie, Rudolph Giuliani, Huey Long Jr., Richard Nixon and Vladimir Putin.
10 surprising things you may not know about Martin Luther King Jr.
January 9, 2014, 9 a.m. by Melissa Breyer
Behind every great man are a lot of lesser-known facts.
President Obama and Steve Harvey surprise kids on White House tour
December 18, 2013, 12:11 p.m. by Laura Moss
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.