The leaders and members must, in a word, compromise. And on this occasion, Speaker John Boehner and Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi did just that, with skill and savvy.
The rate at which the ice is shrinking at the ocean’s edge in the West Antarctic has increased by 70 percent over the past decade, an analysis of satellite measurements suggests.
Remember that old movie trope, in which the mousy girl takes off her glasses to reveal she was a beauty all along? A similar scenario is playing out among food waste fighters in the world of produce.
The filmmaker says Going Clear, harshly critical of the Church of Scientology, is about the dangers of “blind faith.” The church has hit back with an aggressive public relations effort of its own.
We asked people on Facebook to share their stories about coping with the cost of cancer care. See what they told us. Also, test your knowledge of cancer costs with a quiz.
One of the revolution’s core promises was an egalitarian society. But as Cuba opens up, one of the unintended consequences may be more inequality.
Writer Gabrielle Glaser challenges the usefulness of Alcoholics Anonymous in April’s issue of The Atlantic. The program’s tenets aren’t based in science, she says, and other options may work better.
Colorado’s food and ag industries have been growing two to four times faster than the state’s economy overall. Economists are getting ever more hopeful about cornering the market on ag innovation.
Many people have worried that Ebola could evolve into a more deadly virus — or start spreading through the air. A study published Thursday alleviates these concerns.
A new Census Bureau report suggests many Americans would rather be driving a golf cart than shoveling a drive. Last year, Florida was home to six of the 20 fastest-growing metro areas in the nation.
Congress has acted 17 times to prevent a cut in Medicare doctors’ payments. But the so-called “Doc Fix” has always been like that pair of jeans you keep in your closet, hoping someday they’ll fit.
The last English king to die in battle was finally given a burial fit for a king — some 530 years after he was killed.
Both “chop chop” and “Chinaman” have long, complicated histories, which we thought we’d surface in light of this story.
Strolling through the board games of yesteryear we find some that succeeded and some that faded away.
Investigators looking into the crash of Germanwings Flight 4U 9525 this week now believe it was the result of a “deliberate act” of the co-pilot. If so, it wouldn’t be the first time.