Georgia’s nuclear plants one day could have more options for disposing the tons of spent reactor fuel they create. Federal regulators are considering letting private companies recycle the fuel.
Education Secretary Arne Duncan says part of a $400 million federal grant won by Georgia last year cannot go to help keep the doors open at a handful of charter schools affected by a court ruling. Duncan spoke Wednesday via satellite during the...
Singer-songwriter Justin Vernon discusses his writing process, the growth of the band and the controversy surrounding "Beth/Rest," the last track on Bon Iver's new album.
Frank Deford remarks on the evolution of the word "goat." What used to be an insult might now be the highest compliment in sports.
Growing numbers of lawmakers are balking both at the length of the war in Afghanistan and its cost. The Democratic chair of the Senate Armed Services Committee says he wants President Obama to announce Wednesday the withdrawal of at least 15,000...
Conservative lawyer James Bopp of Terre Haute, Ind., has done more than anyone else over the years to upset the status quo in America's political money laws. Now he's on the verge of breaching the bulwark of those laws the wall between...
Most retail items sold in this country are not made in the U.S. But a brick-and-mortar store in upstate New York wants to change that with a simple idea: selling only U.S.-made products.
Advocates of proposed federal guidelines say advertisers often use subliminal messages and social media to influence teens to buy junk food. But food industry groups and ad firms say the overlap between teen and adult audiences makes the...
A meeting of agriculture ministers comes as some experts are predicting another rise in grain prices like that of 2008, which sparked panic and deadly riots. A relief organization estimates rising staple prices have pushed 44 million into poverty in...
After 30 years of mind-bending economic growth, everyone knows about brand China but very few people can name a Chinese brand. And the reasons for that are not just economic. To move to the next level, the country needs to adopt social and legal...