As the U.S. and its partners near the deadline to reach a nuclear deal with Iran, a new poll has found that a solid majority of Americans, including Republicans, favor a negotiated agreement over continued pressure.
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The next day, something fell during asbestos abatement work at the Capitol, prompting the closure of the House side of the building and testing by hazardous material response teams and Environmental Protection Agency investigators.
American coastal communities are perched on the tracks, and sea level rise is this freight train heading towards them. Congress just passed flood insurance reforms indicating that it's OK to stay put.
Every state in the country is suffering from climate change in its own way. On Monday night Senators will be giving voice to these concerns in an all night session aimed to raise awareness and bring attention to the matter.