The Environmental Protection Agency’s new regulations for reducing carbon emissions may mean more methane emissions, writes Cunningham. Natural gas may burn cleaner than coal, but what happens when it isn't burned?
Is the militant group a self-styled Islamic insurgency, or part of a protracted civil war? The answer to that question matters.
Forty percent of US voters back Obama's decision to trade POW Bowe Bergdahl for five Taliban prisoners; 43 percent don't, an early poll shows. That's not a resounding 'hurrah' from Americans, signaling widespread uneasiness.
A surge of unaccompanied children crossing illegally into the US demands a humanitarian response
Robert Ford resigned as US ambassador to Syria earlier this year, and this week he broke his silence, harshly criticizing the Obama administration's response to the three-year war.