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American Media Inc. (AMI), The National Enquirer’s parent company, has been suffering “ballooning debt, falling revenue and shrinking newsstand sales at its print magazines,” a Wall Street Journal report revealed on Thursday. Howev...

Americans rarely talk about climate change — and they rarely hear about it in the media — a major new survey finds. But that silence reinforces the dangerously wrong notion that climate change isn’t an existential threat requiring u...

Judge James Ho has been a federal judge for only a few months. Until Wednesday, he had never handed down a judicial opinion in his life. But the Trump appointee’s very first opinion, a dissent calling for a sweeping assault on campaign contribu...

Wildfires burning in Oklahoma over the past week have claimed the lives of at least two people, injuring 20 others, and leaving dozens of homes destroyed. Images captured by the European Space Agency show the scale of the megafire — which as of...

During President Barack Obama’s presidency, the coal industry and its boosters in Congress often invoked the term “war on coal” to criticize the administration’s energy and environmental policies. Even though Donald Trump now...

The list of politicians voicing support for decriminalizing marijuana has a new addition: Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY). In an interview with VICE News on Thursday, Schumer said that he’d be introducing new legislation that aims...

In the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal, Mark Zuckerberg was at pains to emphasize how eager he was to protect users’ personal information — including supporting a piece of landmark European Union legislation on data privacy. At th...