Earth-observing satellites will drop from 22 to 6 by 2020 as NASA, NOAA and the USGS don’t have the resources for replacements.
A group of high school students is taking the federal government to court for not doing enough to combat climate change.
Senate Democrats unveiled the Ex-Patriot Act, a bill to punish Americans who renounce their citizenship for tax purposes.
A Venezuelan crossword compiler has been questioned by intelligence agents after being accused of hiding a coded assassination message in a puzzle.
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad expressed his desire to visit London for the 2012 Olympics.
The United Nations Human Rights Council criticized Canada for its unacceptable “food insecurity.”
After a decade of fighting, the Taliban is transforming from a religion-focused revolutionary group into something that resembles a drug cartel.
The war crimes trial of Ratko Mladic has been delayed indefinitely because prosecutors failed to share all the evidence with the defense.
A group of high-profile Republican strategists is working with a conservative billionaire to devise a super PAC plan to paint Barack Obama as a proponent of “black liberation theology.”
Former Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty has taken himself out of the running for Vice President.
A Long Island school board now includes among its members an 18-year-old senior class president, but there are charges that his dad stole absentee ballots.
Mitt Romney seems to have some trouble saying the name “George W. Bush.”
Romney and the Republican National Committee set up a “shadow state party” in Nevada because Ron Paul’s supporters have been successful in exerting control over the state party.
Romney will be the richest man ever to live in the White House if he wins the US presidential elections in November.
The 87 freshmen Republican elected in 2010 are not Tea Party enough for the Tea Party.
One Congressman accused another of drinking on the job, and then denied it.
A then public relations assistant took responsibility for a fact-checking error in 1991 that listed Barack Obama as having been born in Kenya.
In North Carolina, 55% said that they support either gay marriage or civil unions, even though 61% voted to ban both of those things last week.
Virginia Delegate Robert Marshall: “Sodomy is not a civil right.”
Joe Biden mocks Mitt Romney for taking credit for the auto bailout.