North Carolina will receive less than 1 percent of the federal funds it requested to cover damages associated with Hurricane Matthew, which hit the East Coast in October.
More than a half million Israelis live in Jewish settlements in the West Bank -- land they see as a biblical birthright, but that international law contends is occupied territory, and that Palestinians hope will comprise a future state. Special…
By PBS NewsHour
As proposed cuts loom, new research digs into the return on investment for public funding of the National Institutes of Health.
President Donald Trump made good on his campaign promise to roll back clean energy regulations. Here's what you should know.
On Tuesday, President Donald Trump signed an executive order that aims to boost U.S. energy independence by rolling back or reviewing clean energy policies instituted before and during the Obama administration.
By Max Siegelbaum and David Steen Martin, STAT
“He did all he could, I think,” said one Virginia supporter of President Trump's efforts to save the American Health Care Act.
By Andrew Wagner, Nsikan Akpan
While the 2017 NASA Authorization Act reaffirms commitments to the International Space Station and deep space missions, certain elements -- or the lack thereof -- have caused concern among some scientists, including space baron Elon Musk…
By Tali Arbel and Richard Lardner, Associated Press
The Republican-led Senate moved Thursday to undo Obama-era regulations that would have forced internet service providers to ask customers' permission before they could use or sell much of their personal information.
By Nsikan Akpan
The White House’s budget proposal for 2018, released Thursday, seeks cuts in science and health agencies across the board. Yet, some budgetary wallets will be lightened more than others.
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