A U.K. researcher says the environmental argument for eating bugs isn’t working on its own. She says chefs and policymakers must “make insect dishes appeal as food, not just a way to save the planet.”
The so-called Islamic State is endlessly creative in trying to get young men and women to leave home for Syria and Iraq. It’s something the next president will have to wrestle with from Day 1.
The former Republican senator from Pennsylvania appeals to his party’s social conservatives. Rick Santorum won the Iowa caucuses in 2012, but this time around he faces a crowded Republican field.
The scanners are standard equipment for police, but what’s not settled is what happens to all the data collected. That data can link people to certain addresses and flag unusual activity.
The regulations are intended to clarify recent court decisions on which bodies of water are protected, but many farmers and congressional Republicans oppose what they call an EPA “land grab.”
The court decision means companies are on the hook for helping at least some consumers in California safely dispose of leftover pills and other medicine. Similar measures are in the works elsewhere.
Speaking about his state’s law that requires an ultrasound before an abortion, the Wisconsin governor said he meets people all the time who are excited to show him ultrasounds of their grandkids.
Thirty votes are needed in the state’s unicameral Legislature to override Gov. Pete Ricketts’ veto. The vote is expected to be close.
You might think that anxiety disorder is no laughing matter, but illustrator Gemma Correll respectfully disagrees. She sees the humor in the mental condition that she deals with every day.
At least 17 people have died as a result of severe storms and flooding in Texas and Oklahoma.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit has blocked an Arkansas law that bans abortion after 12 weeks of pregnancy. The case was filed by two doctors on their own and their patients’ behalf.
Penn State has shut down the Kappa Delta Rho fraternity chapter for three years, after an inquiry over a Facebook group page that collected pictures of nude women uncovered other transgressions.
It seemed to make sense that the childhood Hib vaccine could cut leukemia risk by keeping the immune system in check. But proving there’s cause and effect at work turns out to be a challenge.
To increase the number of organ donors in the U.S., psychologists have advocated for changes to how we ask people to donate. In California, officials tried something new — but it may have backfired.
College Unbound aims to provide students who have some college experience a personalized path to a degree.