Environmental groups had sought to have coal ash, a byproduct of coal-fired power plants, regulated as hazardous waste.
Tunisia launched the Arab uprisings four years ago when it ousted a dictator. Sunday’s presidential election heralds the country’s steady, but not-yet-guaranteed progress.
Weeks after he announced a grand jury’s decision not to indict a Ferguson, Mo., police officer in Michael Brown’s death, prosecutor Robert McCulloch explains some of his own decisions in the case.
Jeff Williams, the tech giant’s vice president for operations, told British-based employees that Apple has done more than any other company to ensure fair and safe working conditions.
The Olympic gold medal winner gets no jail time for second conviction for drunk driving. He’ll be able to train for Rio with his 18-month supervised probation.
Tamales are a Christmas Eve tradition throughout Latin America, but there are hundreds of different versions. Whose is best? That’s a question likely to elicit a fiercely partisan response.
Less than three years ago, Facebook purchased Instagram for $1 billion. The photo-sharing service is said to have more than 300 million users.
At 31, a woman had the bacteria in her gut catalogued as part of scientific project that aims to characterize the creatures that live inside us and affect our health. Here’s what she found out.
The president discussed issues ranging from normalization of relations with Cuba to Sony Pictures’ decision to cancel release of the film ‘The Interview’ after a North Korean hack attack.
We have the chemical menthol to thank for the wonderful mouth-feel of peppermint. Scientists now know that menthol fools the brain by activating receptors involved with sensing cold.
“That’s not what America’s about,” the president said in a news conference, calling the cancellation of The Interview‘s release a “mistake.” The FBI has accused North Korea of being behind the attack.
Soccer’s governing body also announced that it would not revisit the bidding of the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, because there were no legal grounds to do so.
Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha says the U.S. never told Thai officials of the existence of a safe house where top al-Qaida operatives were allegedly subjected to torture.
President Obama has a lot to talk about: From the recent protests in Ferguson to thawing relations with Cuba and Iran. Obama may also be asked about the cyber attack on Sony.
Many business books try to help you get rich quick. But three of 2014’s biggest sellers focused on unfairness and inequality. Economists say expect more: Books on inequality are riding a huge wave.