Cremation on the banks of the Ganges river, India.
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When the 1918 influenza pandemic struck India, the death toll was highest among the poor.
These grasshoppers, like many insects around the world, are declining.
Insect populations are falling as what they eat becomes more like iceberg lettuce and less like kale.
Bighorn sheep on grassland in Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming.
North America's prairies once were home to millions of wild animals. Today, most of that land is farmed or developed, but some grasslands have never been plowed and could be rewilded.
Energy Secretary and former Texas Gov. Rick Perry checks out a wind turbine.
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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.
A Kansas voter prepares to cast her ballot – and prove her identity – in the 2014 midterm elections.
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As Kansas' secretary of state, Kobach drafted the nation's most restrictive voter ID law.
If he only had a heart.
Lyman Frank Baum's classic allegory is a reminder that the populists have been on the march before.
Kansas Governor Sam Brownback was re-elected despite a tight fight over his tax cuts and resulting deficit, which were revealed to be worse than expected just days after the election.
Republican gains in this month’s election, which handed the GOP united control of Congress for the first time since 2006, have lifted hopes that the government can pass corporate tax reform next year…
A relieved and re-elected Sam Brownback.
The 2014 midterm elections were full of surprises, mostly bad for the Democratic Party. Many Democratic candidates were defeated in races where the polls showed them with small but consistent leads. Chief…