Sen. Michael Bennet said he's heard from many high-tech companies that they can't find enough talented students with degrees in science, technology, engineering and math. So he's introduced a bill to keep more students with those skills in the United States, including undocumented immigrants and those here only on a student visa.
No one has given the Neanderthals much credit for being intelligent and creative. In fact, they've always been thought of as humans' younger, dumber cousins. But new evidence suggests they may have been more creative than once thought.
A new agreement between the US and Mexico to manage water from the Colorado River has been applauded as a breakthrough for cross-border cooperation on water rights. And it's also being applauded by environmental groups working in Mexico.
Sweltering temperatures in June capped off a year of record-breaking temperatures across the United States. Whether the trend is an anomaly or the new normal is something scientists are still trying to figure out.