The state’s cities need water. Its farmers have it. Could leasing rights to it solve the crisis responsibly?
Continued use of pesticides will lower diversity of beneficial insects, costing corn farmers more money over time.
As Obama travels to Africa, it's a reminder of how people and communities need to play a bigger role in the UN's Sustainable Development Goals.
The two candidates leading the money race are pulling in checks rounded up by lobbyists for oil, banking, tech and other major interests.
One housewife and a blogger shares her frustration over the incidence of violence in the name of religion.
The number of libraries is dropping drastically across almost all states. Will a revised No Child Left Behind law make a difference?
Raising wages alone won’t turn America into the happiest place on earth, but it’s an important step toward creating an economy that works for us all.
Regardless, if the water crisis gets worse, Americans across the country can expect the cost of their food to go up, and some of it, perhaps, to not be available at all. Power prices may also rise as hydroelectric plants have difficulty generating with low water flows—and to the extent that very complicated power distribution affects a larger region, consumers far away from the Colorado River basin might feel the pinch.
Justice Scalia once again failed to win over either Justice Kennedy or Chief Justice Roberts, revealing he is losing the war over the Supreme Court's heart.
Historically, Republican politicians have subtly – and not-so-subtly – exploited racial fears.