Access to fresh water may be the most pressing issue of the twenty-first century. Protecting it may be a matter of life and death.
President Obama announced that he will speed up US troop withdrawal from Afghanistan. Not everyone in Afghanistan thinks that's a good thing.
Anonymous groups of hackers are targeting large corporations and governments by exploiting weaknesses in their computer networks.
With two Mormons now running for President, Mitt Romney and Jon Huntsman, Mormonism may be entering the mainstream consciousness like never before in American history.
President Obama will announce his exit strategy from what is now America's longest war, Afghanistan. The fighting, however, is likely to continue for a long time.
Throughout economic downturns, children tend to get worse grades, according to the National Bureau of Economic Research.
The Supreme Court passed down a decision yesterday in favor of Walmart that could make it much harder for employees to sue companies in the future.
The Supreme Court rejected a lawsuit brought by six states, including New York, that sought to regulate greenhouse gasses from major power plants.
The Chinese military has put its newest, biggest warship -- a 60,000 ton aircraft carrier -- up for public viewing. Some see it as a direct challenge to the US navy.
The United States is bracing for a rough hurricane season, and budget cuts in disaster preparedness have some experts concerned.