The $270 million settlement may not mean a whole lot if Purdue files for bankruptcy as it's reportedly considering.
There are some good explanations for the mismatch between regional support for climate action and the areas where renewable energy is making the biggest inroads.
Yes, money is one big reason. But teachers also just want to be heard like everyone else and are using methods that have been shown to be effective.
The Broadway hit offered an escape from the anxieties of World War II. But the America it portrayed – unified, patriotic and white – rings hollow today.
Charitable giving and government aid can shortchange disasters that follow other disasters.
Of the 34 state ballot initiatives seeking to limit or abolish the death penalty, 31 have failed. Is this democracy at its worst?
The US Geological Survey recently confirmed what many people have already felt: that the rapid spread of fracking has led to more earthquakes.