Justices also rule in a case involving California's Proposition 8
The 9/11 trial limps forward at Guantanamo Bay
As President Obama calls for greater investments in alternatives, the biggest energy companies are doubling down on riskier, more destructive oil sources
John Oliver takes on the latest financial scandal
The Atlantic coast between North Carolina and Massachusetts is at high risk. Where does your city stand?
By century's end, rising sea levels will turn the nation's urban fantasyland into an American Atlantis. But long before the city is completely underwater, chaos will begin
The city just suspended its payments to Wall Street. But is this the beginning of a resurrection for the city – or an organ sale?
Remembering an admired colleague, gone too soon
Admirers share thoughts on the late Rolling Stone reporter
The most egregious myths, misconceptions and flat-out lies about the future of the planet
It's long been suspected that ratings agencies like Moody's and Standard & Poor's helped trigger the meltdown. A new trove of embarrassing documents shows how they did it
Recalls journalist as angry, fearless and 'also very sweet'
The bold journalist died in a car accident in Los Angeles
What it's like at the detention center where over 100 prisoners are on hunger strike
Lawyers argue over basic rules as accused terrorist Abd al Rahim al Nashiri faces the death penalty
New allegations could be even worse than the LIBOR scandal
Gun nuts, anti-abortion zealots and free-market cultists are leading the state to the brink of disaster
Massachusetts student's arrest for alleged 'terroristic threats' raised First Amendment concerns
This trial shouldn't be about one troubled soldier. It's about the atrocities he exposed.