For the first time, the U.S. would regulate the greenhouse gas causing emissions from existing coal plants. The goal is to reduce emissions 30 percent below 2005 levels by the year 2030.
Due to malnourishment, some 200 million toddlers in poor countries have under-developed brains. A study in the journal Science suggests more play time with mom can dramatically reverse the damage.
Testing for radiation, detectives try to show that wine bottles purportedly from Thomas Jefferson's collection were fake. And with wine fraud rising, authentication is getting even more sophisticated.
States and school districts are struggling to navigate the flood of new materials claiming to be Common Core-aligned.
Veteran reporter David Ignatius' new novel explores the sometimes dangerous intersection between hacker culture and the world of intelligence — and offers a prescription for a new kind of agency.
The professor accidentally left a hand grenade in his carry-on. His late father, a World War Two veteran, used it as a paperweight.
On twitter, the Blackhawks tried using a certain hashtag but autofill changed it into an obscene one
On Saturday, Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl was released in a swap for five Guantanamo Bay detainees. Bergdahl's family and his hometown are preparing for the next chapter.
Bowe Bergdahl's release and the prisoner swap that made it possible are raising thorny foreign policy questions, which are being voiced most loudly at this point by congressional Republicans.
When the Democrat from Southern California announced his retirement earlier this year, he opened up a seat that had been occupied for decades. The top-two vote getters will face off in November.
The ex-presidential candidate is on the campaign trail, picking winners in a number of key primaries. He says his goal is to help the GOP have a great 2014, including seizing control of the Senate.
The World Cup starts next week in Brazil. There are reports that the organization governing world soccer — FIFA — apparently has proof that an Asian gambling syndicate fixed World Cup matches in 2010. Steve Inskeep talks toJere Longman, who is one of the reporters investigating the story for "The New York Times."
Japanese-American activist and Malcolm X Ally, Yuri Kochiyama, has died at the age of 93. David Greene and Steve Inskeep have this remembrance.
The proposed Keystone XL pipeline has generated huge controversy, especially in Nebraska, where opposition to transporting crude from the oil sands of Canada has repeatedly delayed a national decision on the project. But even if the pipeline is rejected, it's possible the oil will come anyway — by rail. And that can pose a different set of problems.
On Monday, the Environmental Protection Agency will propose rules to regulate the amount of carbon pollution existing facilities can release.
Steve Inskeep and David Greene have the Last Word in business.
Golf pro Phil Mickelson, investor Carl Icahn and William "Billy" Walters, a Las Vegas sports bettor, are being investigated over allegations of insider trading, according to published reports. The investigation began about three years ago, after Icahn bought a large stake in Clorox company. Well-timed trading around that bid made some investors a lot of money.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, a conservative Hindu leader, defied expectations on his first day in office by holding a micro-summit with India's principle rival Muslim Pakistan.
Syrians are set to vote in a presidential elections on Tuesday, which Western observers are calling a farce. David Greene talks to Sam Dagher of "The Wall Street Journal."
BookCon planners knew the event would be filled with panels, author stalking and autograph opps for the Twitter set. What they didn't anticipate was a firestorm over their all white lineup.