Citing controversial undercover videos filmed earlier this summer by an anti-abortion group, Texas slashed all Medicaid funding to Planned Parenthood.
Two private prisons are becoming licensed childcare facilities so that the US can continue to keep thousands of Central American women and children behind bars.
A study by researchers from the University of Pennsylvania and Columbia University found that hospitalization rates where higher in Pennsylvania counties with a large number of fracking wells than in a county without any fracking.
Environmentalists worry a new law could prevent 'citizen science' efforts aimed at collecting soil and water samples, or even taking photos, on public lands leased to ranchers.
Environmental groups are suing the state, claiming it is allowing the industry to pump fracking wastewater into below ground drinking water supplies.
Amid Death Threats and Attacks on Muslims, Garland Remains Divided in Wake of 'Draw Muhammad' Shootings
Events since Sunday's failed attack speak to broader tensions in Garland, Texas, where two would-be attackers were killed by police.
The human impacts on the ecology of the world's highest peak range from solid waste and water pollution to melting glaciers possibly brought about by climate change.
But, experts say, China has made strong commitments to reduce its levels of carbon pollution and boost renewable energy production.
Undocumented people are projected to pay the IRS at least $12 billion this year, despite the fact that they are barred from many taxpayer-funded programs.
Mohamed Soltan, a 25-year-old Ohio State University graduate, traveled to Egypt to care for his dying mother and was arrested while working as a translator for foreign journalists at pro-democracy demonstrations.
Rates of sea ice melt are higher than previously seen and could bring about dangerous levels of sea-level rise.
The agent has been indicted for video voyeurism and lying to investigators, and has been placed on non-work status.
The Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History received a $15 million donation from David Koch — and one of its exhibits omits human-caused climate change, says the museum's former president.
Voters in Denton, Texas approved a ballot measure banning fracking within city limits — now the Texas legislature wants them, and any other city that bans the potentially hazardous drilling method, to pay for lost tax revenue.
A 20-year-old man was charged Sunday with shooting the two police officers in Ferguson early Thursday morning.
Robert Durst, son of a wealthy New York real estate family and suspect in three murders, has been arrested for the murder of an associate fifteen years ago.
Thousands of Canadians protested a proposed anti-terror bill Saturday, claiming the legislation would rob citizens of their privacy and freedom.
Egypt's government has unveiled plans to ditch 1000-year-old Cairo for a brand new capital city that will cost about $45 billion to build.
Texas has spent $120 Million on increasing border control, but drugs continue to flow through undetected.
A legal fight is raging over for-profit detention centers near the US-Mexico border that hold undocumented mothers and their children caught entering the US.