By Jeff Spross on March 5, 2014
The programs include funding for EPA's carbon emission rules, tax credits for green energy, a climate resilience fund, research spending, infrastructure spending, wildfire fighting, and more.
By Matt Duss on March 3, 2014
President Obama said he would be up front with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu about the urgency of achieving a two-state solution soon.
By Hayes Brown on February 28, 2014
"There will be costs" to Russia interfering military in Ukraine's future, Obama warned on Friday.
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By Josh Israel on February 28, 2014
President Obama's critics have blamed him for high black unemployment rates, but now they don't like his new initiative aimed at those problems.
By Jeff Spross on February 14, 2014
The announcement will be made in California, a state struggling with record-setting droughts helped along by climate change.
By Jeff Spross on February 12, 2014
Once the U.S. reaches its current target of a 17 percent emissions cut from 2005 levels by 2020, how serious will the next set of targets be in 2025? 2030? 2050?
By Sy Mukherjee on February 12, 2014
Approximately 50,000 workers with disabilities who are often paid even less than the federal minimum wage may now benefit from the forthcoming Executive Order.
By Alyssa Rosenberg on February 10, 2014
The idiotic rumors that President Obama is having an affair with Beyoncé Knowles-Carter is rooted in a pernicious idea: that men and women can't be friends.
By Sy Mukherjee on February 7, 2014
A section of the Fair Labor Standards Act allows employers to pay their disabled employees subminimum wages. Advocates say it's time to change that.
By Jeff Spross on February 5, 2014
Seven regional climate "hubs" will research and spread best practices in farming and livestock to both adapt to and prevent climate change.