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How does mountaintop mining impact the Appalachian landscape?

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Underground coal mining has all but disappeared in West Virginia after 200 years of nonstop mining, replaced instead by surface mining that drastically changes the landscape. Continue reading

What have we learned from President Trump’s first 100 days?

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President Donald Trump marked his first 100 days in office this weekend. Find out what he has accomplished so far. Continue reading

On edge under new administration, DACA students find refuge in school

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Thousands of undocumented students are protected from deportation under an Obama administration policy called Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA. But in recent months, many DACA recipients are on edge fearing what will happen to the program under the new administration. Continue reading

Defending scientific facts from political attack takes center stage on Earth Day

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More than 500 “March for Science” demonstrations took place around the U.S. and the world on Saturday in response to those who challenge widely-accepted scientific evidence and consensus. Continue reading

Tensions rise between U.S. and North Korea over nuclear testing

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The U.S. and North Korea exchanged threats Monday after Vice President Mike Pence’s visit to the demilitarized zone between North an South Korea. Continue reading

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