In a vote which should rattle the Trump administration for multiple reasons, on December 13 the U.S. Senate voted to end U.S. military support for the Saudi Arabia-led coalition in its savage war on Yemen.
Concentration in the housing industry is resulting in less construction, fewer choices for buyers, and serious overall damage to the U.S. economy, according to a new study by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School.
As proof grows that the U.S. is being probed for cyberattacks on its utility systems, a just-released government study shows precisely how unprepared the country is for what might happen even the case of a natural disaster.
According to multiple sources, China will soon be introducing extremely low maximum residue limits (MRLs) for glyphosate on many imported raw food materials and all final food products, but it will likely remain the world's largest exporter of the highly toxic chemical.
After a public plea by the UN Secretary General at the COP24 climate change talks in Poland on December 12, the European Union and a group of developing countries signed on to do something far more serious about reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
Republicans are taking aim at native Tule Elk in a Senate subcommittee hearing on December 12, which will decide whether to approve legislation to allow them to be shot or removed from their only home, Point Reyes National Seashore in California, so that more cows can be fattened on public land.
A massive case of procurement fraud involving two leaders of the New York legislature, a deputy of the current Governor, and the former President of the State University of New York Polytechnic Institute reached a final close on December 11.
The "Desert to Power Initiative", an ambitious plan to eliminate energy poverty in Africa and provide 10 GW of solar energy by 2025 and support 250 million people with green electricity, was just unveiled at the Paris Agreement climate change talks at COP24.
A new report shows how the Trump administration and the U.S. Congress worked together to de-regulate the insane practice of mountaintop coal mining while simultaneously canceling an inexpensive health study which would have proven how deadly the practice is.
Talc, a mineral used in many consumer products and linked to causes of cancer, is soon to be regulated and its use restricted in Canada, after a recent review by both Health Canada and Environment and Climate Change Canada.