Mountaintop removal coal mining is already a shocking, devastating, and destructive practice on its own -- but what happens when you add in coal companies making deals with state and federal transportation agencies in order to seize private land and blow it up for coal?
For over 30 years, the identity of Deep Throat and the location of the garage were one of the biggest secrets in American journalism and the source of much speculation.
I know these are hard times, full of many trials and tribulations--for individuals, couples, families, and for our country. But if the early Pilgrims, after their horrific voyage to America and the devastating winter filled with death and suffering, were able to find reasons to be thankful, surely we can, too.
Super Typhoon Haiyan Blasts Thru Philippines; 10,000+ Feared Dead report Sunshine Lichauco de Leon and Calum MacLeod at USA Today. Wunderground meteor...
We decided it was time to coin a new political term. We'll repeat the definition we gave it, back in May. Wedgie: When a political party's "wedge" issue turns on them and instead of dividing the other party, begins to divide their own.
Cuccinelli earned his defeat by amplifying his party's message of exclusion against women, people of color, and anyone who doesn't think exactly like them. When will Republicans get it?
With state governments and regional agencies leading the way, America might just be entering a renaissance in highway construction, reconstruction, and financing.
If Senator Paul were one of my students I could help him sort out the history that he got so wrong in his plagiarized speech, history which has been overshadowed by the plagiarism itself.
Tuesday night's election results were a lot to take in -- especially if you're one of the Beltway creatures still clinging to low expectations for the political participation of Millennials. Spoiler alert: Young voter turnout in Virginia went up, a lot.
With nearly all the results from Tuesday's election now final, those of us fighting for a healthy planet and healthy communities can claim some major victories all across the country. But it wasn't just candidates who won. Election Day was also a big victory for a stable climate.
Frankly, it's not so much nuance as it is putting a priority on getting the facts right. At the outset I asked why didn't CNN get the facts right. Given that their ratings remain in the tank despite new leadership, that question may not matter much longer.
After an anti-climactic election day which turned out mostly as anticipated going into the elections, it's time for the quadrennial exercise in over-analysis in search of national import from the races for New Jersey governor, Virginia governor, and New York mayor.
With public polling averages indicating Terry McAuliffe would win yesterday's gubernatorial election in Virginia by at least a touchdown, many were surprised to see his Republican challenger Ken Cuccinelli come within three points of the win. So... what happened?
Yesterday's gubernatorial election in Virginia was a remarkable setback for the Virginia-based National Rifle Association. McAuliffe had an "F" rating from the NRA, compared to Cuccinelli's "A" rating. And yet, even in a state with a lot of pro-gun voters, McAuliffe emerged victorious.