38 min ago Mother Jones"I find it as hard to accept the claims of evolution as it is to think that a hurricane blowing through a junkyard could somehow assemble a fully equipped and flight-ready 747."
The president's proposal would be a huge win for the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.
So finds a fragrant new study.
Local prosecutors end up being responsible for most of the exonerations.
By accepting Speaker Boehner's invitation to address Congress, the Israeli leader has chosen to side with political forces opposed by many US Jews.
On Sunday, President Obama announced that he will call on Congress to increase the protection of Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge by adding more than 12 million acres of it to the National Wilderness Preservation System—the highest level of conservation protection. If Congress signs on, which is pretty unlikely, it would be the largest wilderness designation since the Wilderness Act, signed in 1964 by President Lyndon B. Johnson. The refuge covers nearly...
And they say GOPers on the Benghazi committee are holding secret meetings with witnesses.
The accused spook was investigating how to "destabilize" financial markets.
It's official: The Kochs and their rich friends are the new third party.
If you're really going to be that person, here's how to salve your very justified guilt.
"It wasn't my first overdose and it may not be my last."
Republicans should be the pro-47 percent party, the possible 2016 contender declares.
Don't confuse them with the science.
(Composed with a little help from human rights activists.)
Record-breaking snow is expected across the Northeast.
In this hopeful new video, UNICEF and EDM Artist RL Grime tackle the horrors of child marriage. VideoMore than 14 million girls become child brides every year.
The legal hellscape where persecuted women beg for protection.
Lt. General Russel L. Honor has declared war on Lousiana's biggest polluters.
Which cut of meat is safest? When it comes to foodborne illness risk, steaks, cold cuts, and chicken nuggets are not created equal.
Led by gifted singer-songwriters Robert Forster and Grant McLennan, Australia's Go-Betweens were a jangly folk-rock combo that compiled an impressive body of work from the late '70s to late '80s, broke up, and then reunited for another strong run in the early 2000s—until McLennan suffered a fatal heart attack in 2006. While comparisons to the Velvet Underground and R.E.M. are not implausible, the band was really its own unforgettable creature, suggesting a...