Australia is the first developed country to repeal legislation aimed at reducing greenhouse gases, which the government said was too costly for businesses and consumers.
It would seem to be a game-changer, but security analysts hold out little expectation that will be the case. A wild card? Germany.
The California water board has passed new restrictions to rein in water use amid the worst drought in state history.
It’s not enough to come from a dangerous place. Child migrants seeking to stay in the US must show they face persecution due to a specific group affiliation.
A fake Facebook application run by the Thai government tricked hundreds into disclosing personal information. It comes as Thailand’s military rulers increase media censorship.
In a significant victory for nonreligious Americans, the appeals court ordered Indiana to allow secular humanists to officiate at weddings.
Two government inquiries of decades-old abuses by powerful individuals are underway — spurred by the confluence of a high-profile case, police investigations, and media scrutiny.
Billionaires Warren Buffett, Bill Gates, and Sheldon Adelson have taken Congress to task for failure to enact immigration reform.
Somali pirates in 2011 attacked 237 boats in the oceans around northeast Africa. In 2014 there have been seven attacks, all failed.
The exchange of Hamas rockets and Israeli missiles began on July 8. A look at a few telling metrics, which only begin to shed light on the conflict.
Russia’s parliament has been in overdrive in recent weeks, working on legislation targeting free speech, women’s heels, and the use of foreign words like “hamburger.”
The videotaped beating of a homeless African-American woman is reopening the L.A. race-relations dialogue initiated 23 years ago.
Brazil’s 7-1 loss to Germany could reignite tough debate over huge government spending on the World Cup. Some say that’s a good thing.
Sen. Rand Paul, a tea partyer, and Cory Booker, a Northeast liberal, show where the far left and far right can agree.
Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg wants his Everytown for Gun Safety to surpass the political influence of the NRA.
Gallup finds that Americans’ confidence in all three branches of the US government has fallen, reaching record lows for the Supreme Court and Congress, and a six-year low for the presidency.
Big businesses like Target and Starbucks are asking customers to please leave your guns at home. Not so at Shooters Grill in Rifle, Colorado.
Two women suing investment bank Goldman Sachs now want their case to have broader class-action status. They allege a boys’ club office culture. The Wall Street titan says the complaint lacks merit.
The federal government is leaning on colleges to address sexual assault on campus. Harvard University unveiled a new policy Wednesday, and other colleges are acting, too.
Americans are feeling ‘less satisfied with the freedom to choose what to do with their lives,’ according to a Gallup poll. The trend could be linked to a perceived rise in corruption.