Republicans will likely lose Monday’s Senate showdown over halting federal aid to Planned Parenthood. Yet the political offensive by abortion foes has just started, prompted by a batch of unsettling videos that has focused attention on the group’s little-noticed practice of providing fetal tissue to researchers. Continue reading
Vice President Joe Biden’s associates have resumed discussions about a 2016 presidential run after largely shelving such deliberations while his son was sick and dying earlier this year. But Biden has yet to tell his staff whether he will run or personally ask them to do any planning for a potential campaign, according to several people close to the vice president. Continue reading
Manhattan’s concrete jungle was briefly taken over by a menagerie of real wildlife on Saturday night, as giant projections of endangered animals were ceremoniously splashed across the Empire State Building. Continue reading
President Barack Obama will impose even steeper cuts on greenhouse gas emissions from U.S. power plants than previously expected, senior administration officials said Sunday, in what the president called the most significant step the U.S. has ever taken to fight global warming. Continue reading
Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. has begun actively exploring the possibility of running for president in 2016, The New York Times reported Saturday. Continue reading
What exactly is trophy hunting, is it legal, and why do proponents say the practice helps conservation efforts? Here’s what you should know.
The Texas trooper who arrested Sandra Bland had been warned about “unprofessional conduct” in 2014, according to documents obtained by the Associated Press. Continue reading
The largest Florida corporate donor to a super political action committee backing former Gov. Jeb Bush’s presidential run is NextEra Energy Inc., the company that owns electric utility giant Florida Power & Light. Continue reading