President Trump announced his intention to withdraw the US from the Paris climate pact in the name of putting Americans first. The decision will likely result in increased domestic emissions and possible alienation of the US by international allies who support the pact.
Despite backlash from pro-Israeli supporters in the US and abroad, many global leaders approve of the decision to postpone the move to avoid turmoil before Palestinian-Israeli peace talks.
As memories of the last Great Recession fade, US employment statistics settle: The unemployment rate is the lowest it's been in a decade, but that may not bode well for pay growth.
A short 1980 letter published in NEJM said addiction wasn't a concern with powerful painkillers. The letter was frequently sourced in the ensuing decades by opiate manufacturers to convince more doctors of the same, leading to the drugs' widespread use.
President Trump distributes his personal cellphone number to other world leaders, an unprecedented move in the diplomatic arena.
The Senate would require 60 votes to repeal Obamacare entirely, though the Republican majority would allow parts of the law to be repealed.
A recent test was able to destroy a mock warhead over the Pacific. While the success bodes well for protecting the US from a North Korea attack, many experts warn that reliable real-world success is still far off.
Mohamad Khweis is one of few Americans to actually join the terrorist group.
Teresa Alonso Leon is one of the first people brought to the US illegally to become a lawmaker.
Mayor Ted Wheeler expressed concern that the event would be inappropriate and even dangerous in light of the recent killings of Taliesin Myrddin Namkai Meche and Ricky John Best who died defending a Muslim teen on a train.
The law would allow online bullies to be sent to jail for a year, but vague language in the law has led many to raise concerns about the implications of the legislation.
It could be several months until the high court hears arguments in the case but the justices almost always have the final say when a lower court strikes down a federal law or presidential action.