A recent international study concluded that young people are experiencing “high levels of psychological distress” from climate change and governmental inaction on the growing crisis.
Pfizer announced Monday that clinical trials of its COVID-19 vaccine for children between the ages of 5 and 11 showed a strong antibody response — and virtually no adverse effects.
President Biden and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen announced a joint pledge to cut methane emissions by at least 30 percent by 2030 and urged other nations to join them.
A new Yahoo News/YouGov poll reveals that Americans’ views about abortion remain highly complex, although the Roe v. Wade ruling remains popular while a recent Texas law banning most abortions is not.
The sight of thousands of migrants from Haiti crowded in miserable conditions under a Texas bridge presents the Biden administration with a challenge that highlights the real-world consequences of the ongoing impasse in Washington over immigration reform.
United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres warned Monday that “unless we collectively change course, there is a high risk of failure” at the much-anticipated U.N. Climate Change Conference in Glasgow, Scotland, scheduled in early November.
On Tuesday, Arizona became the first state to sue the Biden administration over new COVID-19 vaccine requirements announced by the president on Sept. 9.
Youth activists such as Thunberg are again demanding world leaders take urgent action to tackle the climate crisis.
The Biden administration on Monday morning announced an interagency plan to deal with the effects of frequent extreme heat waves caused by global warming.
Nearly three-quarters of vaccinated Americans say they would get a booster if it were available to them, according to a new Yahoo News/YouGov poll — a number that holds across nearly every age group and not just among older, more vulnerable Americans.
A federal advisory panel voted Friday not to recommend booster shots for every American 16 or older who has already been vaccinated against the coronavirus, only to vote minutes later to approve boosters for people 65 and older, as well as those at high risk.
U.S. Capitol Police Chief Tom Manger said the aggressive security measures taken ahead of Saturday's rally represent a “new normal” in terms of how the department and its partners respond threats of violence in the aftermath of the insurrection.
The U.S. Department of Defense said Friday it had killed 10 people, including seven children, in a drone strike that wrongly targeted an aid group worker in Afghanistan late last month.
A United Nations report released Thursday compiles the latest scientific findings on climate change and shows a gathering disaster unless nations take swift, dramatic action to curb greenhouse gas emissions.
Dr. Raven “the Science Maven” Baxter, an award-winning science educator, molecular biologist and lyricist, offered rapper Nicki Minaj an opportunity to discuss the effectiveness of the COVID-19 vaccines this week through a shared love of hip-hop music.
Virginia's upcoming elections for control of the governor's mansion and the state Legislature will be used as an interpretive lens to predict where the country is headed politically.
A Department of Homeland Security memo describes recent discussions of potential violence on social media but notes that DHS does not have “indications of a specific or credible plot associated with the event” at the U.S. Capitol on Saturday.
Former President Donald Trump celebrated the retirement of Rep. Anthony Gonzalez, R-Ohio, who voted for his impeachment, as the GOP continues its purge of those who have pushed back against lies surrounding the 2020 election.
The movement's lofty goals of creating a more equitable economy have gone unfulfilled, but the politics of "the 99 percent" have gained traction over the past decade.
Glenn Youngkin, the GOP gubernatorial candidate in Virginia, issued a challenge this week to his Democratic opponent, Terry McAuliffe, to film a joint public service announcement promoting vaccination against COVID-19. It was a ploy that might have been too clever by half.
When the world’s biggest facility for sucking carbon dioxide out of the air and burying it underground opened in rural Iceland last week, it may have sounded like a miracle cure for climate change had finally arrived.
Press secretary Jen Psaki on Thursday confirmed that the White House had reached out after the Grammy-nominated rapper posted misinformation about coronavirus vaccines, but said it did not extend her an invitation to visit the White House.
Joe Biden has spent the vast majority of his half century in politics marketing himself as a pragmatic Democratic moderate. Yet some eight months into his presidency, his party’s centrist wing has become a major roadblock to passing his ambitious domestic policy agenda.
Arizona is facing its 22nd year of drought. In August the federal government announced a water shortage declaration for the Colorado River, triggering cuts in the amount of water Arizona will be allowed to draw from it. For the state’s farmers, it may be a make-or-break moment.
“It’s time for a late-stage empire to sober up a bit and refocus on building a functioning nation-state here on the home front.”
“The response to evil abroad cannot be to throw up our hands. Failure is not inevitable.”
“The United States keeps insisting that it must do that which it cannot do.”
“When the U.S. blames others, it doesn’t recognize its mistakes, so it repeats them.”
“Nothing has been resolved, no lessons have been learned, no meaningful assessment of the war on terror has been passed.”