Although more Americans than ever are worried about climate change, less than 40 percent expect to make “major sacrifices” to tackle the problem. But according to Greta Thunberg, a Swedish teenager and climate activist, drastic action is exactly what's needed…
By William Brangham
It's a change in opinion that comes after the president's historic summit with Kim Jong Un.
By Emily Swanson, Catherine Lucey, Associated Press
Trump's spending plans are facing their first test on Capitol Hill, as lawmakers debate his request for $30 billion for an immediate cash infusion for the military and $3 billion for additional border security, including a $1 billion down payment…
By Andrew Taylor, Emily Swanson, Associated Press
NEW YORK — Neither Hillary Clinton nor Donald Trump is seen as likely to unify the U.S. if elected, but pessimism about the Republican candidate is far greater, according to a poll released Monday that reflects deep division in the…
By Matt Sedensky, Associated Press
The Forbidding Airlines from Imposing Ridiculous Fees Act — yes, that’s really what it’s called — aims to limit the fees airlines can charge for checked baggage, ticket changes and cancellations.
By Laura Santhanam, Megan Crigger
Most people say public libraries provide communities with essential resources for literacy and education, but the number of people who actually take advantage of library services may be slipping.
By Deb Riechmann and Emily Swanson, Associated Press
Nearly three-fourths of Americans think the United States should have diplomatic ties with Cuba, but they’re not sure how far to go in lifting sanctions, according to an Associated Press-GfK poll released Monday as full diplomatic relations between the two…
By PBS NewsHour
A new study conducted by the Pew Research Center found a large gap between what the public believes is dangerous and what scientists believe. Pew's Lee Rainie joins William Brangham from Washington with more.
By Megan Thompson
Belgium has the most liberal euthanasia law in the world. And although the country is predominantly Roman Catholic, national surveys show overwhelming support in Belgium for the right to die by euthanasia.
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