More than half the water in Georgia is used to make electricity. From nuclear to hydro-power, just about every river in the state has some kind of power plant on its banks. But as Georgia’s population and energy needs grow, there are concerns about...
State schools Superintendent John Barge says he wants to look at the complete picture of what schools provide students rather than just scores on one standardized test.
While such beliefs are often whispered in the office and declaimed at volume during happy hour new research quantifies just how much the nasty seem to profit by the (non-) virtue of their nastiness.
Winneshiek County, Iowa, is one of the places President Obama has visited on his three-state bus tour to talk about the economy. Obama carried the county by a wide margin in 2008. Among voters now, you'll find plenty of loyalists but also...
Executives at News of the World, the defunct British tabloid, said they only recently learned the extent of phone hacking at the paper. New documents challenge that claim.
Ever since the Soviet Union collapsed two decades ago, many Russians have felt they were a nation in retreat. But Prime Minister Vladimir Putin sees the Arctic as a place for Russia to expand, with an eye on its natural resources.
Boston's airport will be the first in the U.S. to require all passengers to go through behavioral profiling screening, where officers look for involuntary micro expressions as a reaction to casual questioning. It's intended to find high-...
San Francisco's subway shut off cell service to thwart protesters, inciting a legal controversy. First Amendment scholars say they can't remember a time when a public agency in the U.S. moved to disrupt wireless traffic in quite that way...
Engineers have proposed a way to provide plentiful water to places where it is in short supply: processing local waste water to make it clean and drinkable. The science suggests that water reuse can be made safe, but the public often balks at the...
Authorities in San Francisco had to shut down several city subway stations Monday after demonstrators tried to stop a train from leaving a downtown station. They were protesting last week's decision by the Bay Area Rapid Transit agency to shut...