There's a surprising linkage between things that make us happier -- like getting enough sleep -- and things that save energy.
The bird cannot be listed as endangered under the appropriations bill -- a victory for Western farmers, ranchers and miners.
Russia's economic crisis has turned into a currency crisis that's morphed into a financial crisis.
A new NOAA studies finds that rising seas will regularly flood a majority of cities along U.S. coasts within the next 35 years
A trend with unequal implications.
Research suggests that gas prices affect where people choose to live, where builders decide to build, and maybe even home values.
Students who come from disadvantaged families might benefit from attending a more exclusive school, but others typically do not.
Despite recent pardons, Obama is still the least-forgiving president in history.
A veteran researcher argues that a fuller look at the data offers a more hopeful view.
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A few small towns in New York ignited the state movement against fracking.
Ever wonder which airlines are the most likely to lose your luggage? Wonder no more.
Cancelling "The Interview" will cost the studio around $104 million, by one estimate.
A Spanish study suggests that as society sorts itself into groups through marriage, children are more likely to inherit their station in life from their parents.
Most people assume the best cigars in the world are made in Cuba, but that might not be true.
The Federal Reserve has the opposite problem everyone expected it to.
The Federal Reserve on Wednesday said it would be "patient" in deciding when to begin to increase interest rates, suggesting that the recent burst of positive U.S. economic data hasn't moved up widely-expected plans to begin to raise rates sometime next year.
The end of the Cuban embargo won't do much for the economy, but it is a victory for sanity.
The health care system is getting more fair in important ways, a couple of key studies show.
Particularly in the South.