Massive hurricanes striking Miami or Houston. Earthquakes leveling Los Angeles or Seattle. Deadly epidemics. Meet the “maximums of maximums” that keep emergency planners up at night.
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Accusations of terrorism are a window into how the Turkish government tries to intimidate reporters, but also how a media bad boy is maturing.
Britons Jake Hanrahan and Philip Pendlebury, working for Vice News, are being accused by the Turkish government of “engaging in…
In renaming a peak that honored a Republican hero, President Obama stepped into the center of a fray over political correctness, American culture, and partisanship.
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The party announced its slate of six meetings for 2016 candidates, and Martin O’Malley and Bernie Sanders are not pleased.
As Democrats and Republicans celebrate the law’s 50th birthday, their praise hides deep divisions over whether it’s a piece of history or if it remains a vital tool.
The master of the macchiato denies he’s brewing up a presidential run, but in some ways he’s a natural candidate for the Democratic Party of 2016.
How much money is $500 million, really? Who benefits? And how does Planned Parenthood spend that money?
A new EPA rule is designed to withstand legal challenges from Republicans while convincing world leaders to follow suit.
Israeli settlers are suspected in the latest attack in the West Bank in which a Palestinian toddler was killed. But how the attack is labeled raises legal as well as semantic questions.
Bernie Sanders and Jeb Bush look abroad for inspiration, heralding the end of American exceptionalism.
Samuel DuBose’s death at the hands of a university police officer points to problems with piecemeal approaches to reform.
It isn’t the first time the Taliban leader’s demise has been reported, but the latest claim has the highest level of confirmation yet.
Since Donald Trump’s rapid rise in the Republican polls, it’s been quiet for the other outsider candidate in the field.
The former secretary of defense lobbied for the repeal of “Don’t ask, don’t tell,” and has now ended the Boy Scouts’ ban on gay scoutmasters.
His call to include mental-health info in background checks is radical only within the Republican Party—but it might not do much to stop killings anyway.
White Americans are increasingly gloomy about the state of race relations, but that may just reflect increased attention to longstanding problems.