Antiscience beliefs are jeopardizing American democracy.
The Secret Service director is suspected of lying to Congress about the Colombian prostitution scandal.
Cambodia’s King Sihanouk has died.
French President François Hollande announced his plans to get rid of homework as part of his far-reaching education reforms.
Russia has reclassified beer from a foodstuff to an alcohol.
Fact checking the presidential debate.
The story that Mitt Romney gave about wanting more women for cabinet posts and “binders full of women” being presented to him afterwards is not quite true.
Florida Sen. Marco Rubio on Romney’s promise to label China a currency manipulator on day one of his presidency: “It could kick off a trade war that would be bad for the economy. I agree with Obama on that one.”
A Montana legislature candidate has to explain animal cruelty charges from 15 years ago when he shot a neighbor’s dog.
Anti-evolutionist Georgia Rep. Paul Broun is being pitted against Charles Darwin in a Facebook campaign.
Tagg Romney wants to take a swing at the President.
Massachusetts Sen. Scott Brown is paying homeless African-Americans to wear T-shirts supporting his candidacy.
The Florida Board of Education set benchmarks for African-American students that is lower than white, Asian or students with learning disabilities.
City of San Rafael, California, is making it illegal to smoke in dwellings with as few as two units.
United States Postal Service has hit its $15 billion borrowing limit for the first time ever.
The company handling Benghazi security was a little-known British security firm instead of the usual larger companies.
Japan is set to overtake China as the United States’ top creditor.
Talk show host Larry King has agreed to moderate a debate featuring four minor-party presidential candidates.
North Korea’s first lady is missing.
A conservative scholar behind “Obama 2016” is under investigation by the evangelical college he leads over a report he took a woman who is not his wife to an event on Christian values.
An Illinois legislator wondered if the state’s civil union laws would allow someone to “get married to their dog.”
In Maricopa County, Arizona, Spanish-speaking voters are receiving official election documents that the election is on November 8, not November 6.
Calling out science.