A contractor walks between trucks returning from Iraq to Camp Arafjan in Kuwait, Dec. 16, 2011.
A new study looks at obituaries of private military contractors killed at war. The majority are white men with significant military experience.
A reporter interviews a protester outside the Amarillo courthouse.
AP Photo/Eric Gay
Twenty years ago, a Texas court decided Winfrey hadn't defamed the state's cattle industry. At the time, local media struggled to explain the science at stake in the case.
Hurricane Harvey from the International Space Station on August 28.
Three atmospheric scientists from Texas say Hurricane Harvey shows how the country needs to adapt to the effects of climate change and cut carbon emissions.
Exxon funded climate scientists while the bulk of its public-facing advertorials argued the science and cause of climate change was uncertain.
AP Photo/Mark Humphrey
A new study confirms what many already know: Exxon for years sowed uncertainty and doubt about climate change in the public. Should scientists reject certain funding sources?
Job done: COP21 president Laurent Fabius.
At the Paris climate talks, the world has signed up to the first truly global treaty to tackle global warming. Our experts react.
Reaching the faithful – and many others.
For people who take the Bible seriously – not only Catholics – the pope's encyclical on climate change and the environment will change minds.
Paper filing may soon be a thing of the past. But increased automation means humans will be more important than ever.
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Congress has shortchanged the IRS by $7.3 billion over the past five years, and taxpayers will increasingly pay the price.
The skull of Liang Bua 1.
Courtesy Prof Michael Morwood
Claims that bones found in an Indonesian cave are not the remains of a new species of extinct hominin but more likely modern humans suffering from a chromosomal disorder have been disputed by a new look…