The Justice Department’s investigation of police in Pittsburgh and other cities offers a view of what might happen in Cleveland in the wake of a controversial 2012 shooting of two unarmed people. In Pittsburgh, many in the community fear reforms are fading.
Hundreds of water tests done by a Texas university could help paint a clearer picture of how natural gas drilling affects water supplies in Texas.
The United States came very close to detonating a nuclear bomb on its own soil. As an insurance policy against a surprise Soviet attack during the Cold War, the U.S. flew about a dozen B-52 bombers loaded with nuclear weapons around the clock.
What do gun and hunting groups have to do with expanding drilling activities? Apparently enough for the oil and gas industry to donate millions of dollars, according to recent research.
Policies vary greatly on what states owe wrongly convicted inmates. Some states pay a set amount per year – but Pennsylvania pays nothing.
In recent decades, gun ownership has been taboo among African-Americans, but that may be changing.
Will exporting more U.S. liquified natural gas worsen climate change?
The federal money that schools — particularly urban schools — relied on during the recession fell in 2011 and 2012. As a result, total school funding — a combination of federal, state and local funding — fell in 2012 for the first time since 1977, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.
Your food could soon be made with synbio — a new technology that inserts computer-generated DNA sequences into living cells.