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How Worms, Droughts, and Russia Could Slow the Booming U.S. Pistachio Industry

American pistachio farmers are up against natural and political threats to their crop.

Posted: Friday, August 29, 2014 - 8:39am

The White House Is Spoiling for a Fight on Immigration

President Obama seems determined to push the GOP as far as he can, even if some Democrats pay the price. 

Posted: Friday, August 29, 2014 - 4:24am

Did Russia Just 'Invade' Ukraine? Depends on Whom You Ask.

To call this anything other than an invasion, John McCain and Lindsey Graham said, "is to inhabit President Putin's Orwellian universe."

Posted: Thursday, August 28, 2014 - 9:09pm

Obama Sees No Rush on Syria Despite Mounting Pressure

Acknowledging there is no military strategy yet against ISIS, the president promises consultations.

Posted: Thursday, August 28, 2014 - 7:19pm

Democrats Say Climate Change Is As Big a Threat As ISIS

A new poll shows how Democrats and Republicans view security threats to the U.S.

Posted: Thursday, August 28, 2014 - 5:08pm

Obama Lays Blame on Russia for Violence in Ukraine

The president said Thursday that there is no doubt that Russia is responsible for the separatist movement in Ukraine.

Posted: Thursday, August 28, 2014 - 4:37pm

19 Days After Michael Brown's Shooting, Hillary Clinton Weighs In on Ferguson

"Behind the dramatic, terrible pictures on television are deep challenges that will be with them and with us long after the cameras move on."

Posted: Thursday, August 28, 2014 - 4:03pm

A New Way to Save Gas: Talking Cars

Connecting cars and trucks can cut fuel use and improve air quality, a new report finds.

Posted: Thursday, August 28, 2014 - 3:55pm

U.S. Tells Russia to 'Stop Lying' About Its Involvement in Ukraine

The United Nations Security Council held an emergency meeting Thursday to discuss the conflict.

Posted: Thursday, August 28, 2014 - 3:47pm

Lawmakers Blast International Basketball's Ban on Turbans

An existing rule forces Sikhs to take off turbans or not play.

Posted: Thursday, August 28, 2014 - 3:02pm