The State Law Enforcement Division says that there was no evidence of criminal intent at the church in Greeleyville, S.C., on Tuesday. Thunderstorms had passed through the area that night.
The White House has ordered a review of the government’s system for regulating products of biotechnology, including genetically modified crops. That system has been controversial from the start.
The Native Americans had contact with earliest English settlers and included Pocahontas among their members.
It’s the place where a teenager died of Ebola this week. And like all unusual geographic names, it’s got a story behind it.
The president’s proposal would make 5 million more Americans eligible for overtime pay. But the changes don’t mean that employers will pay more.
The Labor Department’s June report showed decent job growth, with unemployment dipping to 5.3 percent. In fact, 2015’s first half was fairly good. But economists see dangers lurking in the back half.
Personal data of at least 18 million federal workers may have been accessed via the OPM computer system. Some officials quietly blame China; others want to avoid upsetting this major trade partner.
The former senator, the fifth Democrat to enter the presidential race, has a colorful background as a veteran, author, reporter and defender of the confederacy.
Research on the psychological effects of racism, especially on people of color, is still in the early stages. But psychologists warn that events like the Charleston shooting can cause serious stress.
French public schools discourage any display of religious identity. But after an Islamist terror attack this year, a religious co-existence group has found a huge demand for its services.
A clump of a mammoth’s fur bought on eBay led scientists to a long list of ways the extinct species was special. One specific gene likely played a role in helping mammoths thrive in icy weather.
Photos released by the Islamist extremist group show a 2,000-year-old stone sculpture of a lion being smashed with sledgehammers.
Just because you can get your children’s genome sequenced doesn’t mean it’s going to do their health any good, a report finds. Most benefits from genetic medicine come from a tight focus.
Organic farmers say they need crop varieties that were bred specifically for conditions on their farms. Clif Bar & Company decided to back their cause with up to $10 million in grants.
Webb, 69, represented Virginia for a single term beginning in 2007. He says the country “needs a fresh approach to solving problems.”