News & Politics

News & Politics

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By Timothy Cama Republicans on the House Science Committee are planning a hearing next week to challenge mainstream climate science conclusions. The committee, chaired by Rep....

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By Lawrence M. Krauss Scientists throughout the country across a wide spectrum of fields, from biochemists to physicists, are bemoaning the potentially devastating impact on...

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By IFTIKHAR A. KHAN ISLAMABAD: The foreign ministry would circulate a comprehensive strategy paper dealing with legal and technical issues regarding blasphemous content on the social...

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By KATHY GANNON, ASSOCIATED PRESS Pakistani police blocked a rally on Friday in Islamabad by clerics seeking to press their calls for the death of...

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By Associated Press BOISE, Idaho (AP) — BOISE, Idaho (AP) - The Idaho Senate has spiked a proposal seeking to tweak the state's laws allowing families...

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By Julie Beck “I remember looking at her and thinking, ‘She’s totally lying.’ At the same time, I remember something in my mind saying, ‘And...

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By Jonathan Stempel A federal appeals court said on Monday a Texas school board may open its meetings with student-led prayers without violating the U.S....

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By Nico Lang Kentucky schools may soon have a license to discriminate against LGBT students. After the House passed it by a vote of 81 to 8 on Monday,...

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BBC-Asia Pakistan says it has asked Facebook to help investigate "blasphemous content" posted on the social network by Pakistanis. Facebook has agreed to send a team...

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By AMANDA MARCOTTE Despite all the posturing by conservatives about how their movement represents “real” America and liberal political attitudes are restricted mainly to the “coastal...