Will South Sudan, now on the verge of becoming a new country, make secession acceptable?
Triclosan can impair thyroid function, upset estrogen and testosterone levels, and promote problems that could interfere with fetal development.
Ensuring children access to comprehensive health coverage is one of the smartest, most cost-effective choices our country can make.
Climate-friendly agriculture isn’t just about cutting carbon emissions.
The Republicans hit on the strategy of acting as though they’d won the 2008 elections.
Evidence is mounting that corn ethanol and other basic biofuels are actually worse for the environment than the fossil fuels they’re supposed to replace.
Secret spending will only balloon in the 2012 elections if Congress doesn’t stop it in its tracks.
Surely life’s unfairness doesn’t have to be rubbed in kids’ faces at Christmas.
The Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act signals a significant change in how we invest in our children and their health.
Barack Obama has been replaced by a guy who makes Jimmy Carter look like Vince Lombardi.
Reprobate politicos like Tom DeLay have turned the People’s House into a shameful pay-to-play parlor.
Congress is finally closing in on questionable education establishments.
Borrowing during hard times and making smart investments could boost future productivity and create good jobs.
Pending legislation would place efforts to prevent and respond to violence against women at the center of the U.S. foreign policy and international aid agenda.
You have got to be fastidiously responsible and fiscally conservative to afford the occasional gift to the super wealthy.