Louisiana's swamps are shelters for the cities during floods, and home to incredible biodiversity. But they're also targets for the energy industry, farmers and ranchers and all manner of businesses that would put them to new uses.
Some observers have criticized Russia's intervention in Syria as a desperate attempt to prop up the weakening regime of President Bashar al-Assad. But one analyst argues that Moscow's action might actually be the first step on the road to peace.
In a live forum at the Harvard School of Public Health, a panel of experts look at the situation developing as a staggering number of refugees and migrants flood into Europe. Our own Aaron Schachter moderates.
Federal courts rarely overturn EPA rules. Typically, the law gives EPA a great deal of authority and courts show EPA a great deal of deference in cases of disputed scientists. But this time, not so much.