Could these long-distance lasers one day control the weather? Could these long-distance lasers one day control the weather?
April 21, 2014
Scale tests show an incredible increase in distance
Chelsea Clinton announces pregnancy at foundation event Chelsea Clinton announces pregnancy at foundation event
April 21, 2014
Chelsea Clinton is expecting her first child.
Obama: Affordable Care Act is working Obama: Affordable Care Act is working
April 20, 2014
President Obama touts success of the Affordable Care Act.
India recognizes third gender in Supreme Court decision
India recognizes third gender in Supreme Court decision
India's Supreme Court issued a landmark ruling which recognizes a third gender option to be created for transgender people.
Washington Post, Guardian win Pulitzers for NSA revelations
Washington Post, Guardian win Pulitzers for NSA revelations
The Washington Post, Guardian are honored with a major publishing prize.
Kathleen Sebelius: Timing of healthcare.gov rollout 'flat out wrong'
Kathleen Sebelius: Timing of healthcare.gov rollout 'flat out wrong'
Sebelius told "Meet the Press" that October and November of last year were the low points of her tenure.
Republican base 'has elements that are animated by racism,' Rep. Steve Israel says
Republican base 'has elements that are animated by racism,' Rep. Steve Israel says
"Not all of them, no, of course not," Rep. Israel told CNN's State of the Union.
U.S. Justice Department cites Albuquerque police for excessive force
U.S. Justice Department cites Albuquerque police for excessive force
The DOJ cites Albuquerque police for excessive force.
FBI's Boston Marathon investigation could have benefited from Russian information
FBI's Boston Marathon investigation could have benefited from Russian information
The FBI reviews its marathon bombing investigation.
Putin threatens gas shortages because of alleged Ukraine debt
Putin threatens gas shortages because of alleged Ukraine debt
Putin looks to add pressure to Ukraine by curtailing natural gas exports.
Ukraine politicians may be in mood to end standoff
Ukraine politicians may be in mood to end standoff
The politics of Ukraine take hold.
The elder Bush greets Obama at Houston airport
The elder Bush greets Obama at Houston airport
"When the president comes to your home town, you show up to meet him," said Bush.
Vance McAllister's kiss video: Married congressman caught kissing staffer
Vance McAllister's kiss video: Married congressman caught kissing staffer
The video was taken on Dec. 23 and submitted to the Ouachita Citizen, a small newspaper based in Monroe, La., by an anonymous source.
Irish president makes historic state visit to the UK
Irish president makes historic state visit to the UK
A historic meeting.
George W. Bush's paintings go on display; Would you buy one?
George W. Bush's paintings go on display; Would you buy one?
The paintings showcase a number of world leaders including Russian President Vladimir Putin, the Dalai Lama, Tony Blair, and Afghan President Hamid Karzai.
Another Fort Hood shooting comes less than five years after 2009 rampage
Another Fort Hood shooting comes less than five years after 2009 rampage
A gunman killed three people before shooting himself to death in an attack Wednesday at Fort Hood.
Supreme Court loosens restrictions on political contributions
Supreme Court loosens restrictions on political contributions
SCOTUS rules individual campaign contributions are unconstitutional.
Could these long-distance lasers one day control the weather?
Scale tests show an incredible increase in distance
Chelsea Clinton announces pregnancy at foundation event
Chelsea Clinton is expecting her first child.
Obama: Affordable Care Act is working
President Obama touts success of the Affordable Care Act.
Vice President Joe Biden pays tribute to Boston Marathon bombing victims
Vice President Joe Biden spoke at a memorial event marking the one year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings in the city.
Obama remembers the victims of Kansas shootings at Jewish centers
The President makes a statement on the Jewish shooting incident.
'Drop Dropbox' site appears after Dropbox appoints Condoleezza Rice to board
Within a day of the announcement, a website called "Drop Dropbox" appeared, quickly becoming one of Thursday's most popular links on Hacker News.
Obama's income dropped in 2013, tax returns reveal
The First Family donated a percentage of their income to charity, supporting over 30 organizations.
Obama aunt who was illegal immigrant passes away
An Obama relative passes away.
Former President Carter: U.S. is 'dormant' on social inequality
Carter speaks on the U.S.'s policies.
Fort Hood shooting lasted eight minutes: Report
A new report details the terrible day.
Eastern Ukraine declared independent by pro-Russian separatists
Eastern Ukraine declared independent by pro-Russian separatists, according to new reports.
Turkey's high court rules ban on Twitter is illegal
The high court rules the ban unconstitutional.
Three-fourths of Americans say pot will be legalized
Will pot be legalized?
Lebanon now home to over a million Syrian refugees
Lebanon continues to absorb refugees.
Obama-Ortiz selfie causes problems for White House
The selfie went viral after baseball player David Ortiz posted the photo on his personal Twitter account saying, "What an honor! Thanks for the #selfie, @BarackObama."
North Korea copies NASA logo for its space program
If outer space is indeed a lot of nothing, than the newly named North Korean space agency may be aptly titled, albeit inadvertently.
Fort Hood shooter treated for mental health problems kills 3, wounds 16
The man who opened fire at Fort Hood was a veteran who served in Iraq and was undergoing treatment for mental health issues.
Classified Senate report says CIA lied about the value of torture
A report by the Senate Intelligence Committee concludes that the CIA misled the government.
John Kerry in Israel to save Mideast peace talks
The Secretary of State traveled to Israel in an attempt to save the peace talks.
Egypt's Field Marshall Sisi resigns post to run for president
Abdel Fattah al-Sisi declared his candidacy on Wednesday for a presidential election in Egypt.
Salamanders are shrinking because of climate change
A warmer, drier environment means animals must make tradeoffs to survive.
New plans to reform NSA 'metadata' collection try to defuse opposition
The NSA will reportedly reassess its metadata collection strategy.
U.S. gives aid to Ukraine without IMF restrictions
Aid to Ukraine is approved.
Russia gets tossed from G8: Will it affect future relations?
Putin gets tossed from the G8.
China wants explanation from U.S. over alleged spying
China calls for answers in alleged spying by U.S.
NASA forks over $71 million to Russia for upcoming Soyuz ride
Despite the souring of relations between the two countries, NASA is confident that the Crimea crisis won't impacts its working relationship or transport agreement with Roscosmos.
U.S. senators unite to save common cheese names
U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.) has joined a bipartisan effort in the Senate to protect Wisconsin and American dairy farmers.
Rand Paul inspires Berkeley crowd with speech on freedom
The Kentucky Republican spoke to a crowd in California.
Barack Obama Foundation opens bidding for a presidential library site
President Obama's library begins to solicit bids.
Exercise lowers breast cancer risk regardless of age or weight, study finds
The mechanisms behind exercise's protective role in breast and other cancers are still a mystery.
New worries arise from Ukraine as Russia annexes Crimea
Will the U.S. allow Russia to take over in Crimea?
Navy Yard shooting could have been prevented according to Pentagon study
A new report provides insight on the Navy Yard shooter.
U.S. closes Syrian embassy in Washington
The United States formally notified the Syrian government on Tuesday that it must suspend operations at its embassy here in Washington.
Republicans work to rebuild brand
The Republican brand gets rebuilt.
Boehner invites Pope Francis to address joint session of Congress
Speaker John Boehner invites Pope Francis to address joint session of Congress.