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November 30, 2015, 4:18 PM EST
A German scientist has accused the National Aeronautics and Space Agency’s (NASA) Goddard Institute of Space Studies (GISS) of altering temperature records between 2010 and 2012 to produce the illusion that the Earth has been warming since 1950.
November 25, 2015, 12:16 PM EST
A number of faith-based and conservative watchdog groups are panning Lucifer, a new Fox television series that will premiere on January 25 at 9 pm Eastern Standard Time, saying there’s “nothing redeeming” about a show that  glamorizes Satan.
November 24, 2015, 12:08 PM EST
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November 20, 2015, 4:35 PM EST
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is predicting above-average temperatures for much of the continental United States this winter due to the effects of the “strong El Nino that’s currently in place.” But Joseph D’Aleo, co-founder of the Weather Channel and chief forecaster at Weatherbell Analytics, a meteorological consulting firm, called NOAA’s seasonal forecast for December through February “nonsense” - pointing out that NOAA’s predictions have been proven wrong the past two winters.
November 20, 2015, 10:02 AM EST
A top European Commission (EC) official said that because the current refugee crisis threatens the very existence of the European Union (EU), it is “of essential importance” that member nations “make sure that Europe’s external borders are better protected” and that migrants who do not qualify for asylum “be sent back”.
November 18, 2015, 1:28 PM EST
November 18, 2015, 11:29 AM EST
Despite an increase in revenue of $1.1 billion, the U.S. Postal Service reported a net loss of $5.1 billion for fiscal year 2015, which ended on September 30th. It was the ninth year in a row that USPS ended its fiscal year in the red.
November 17, 2015, 6:00 PM EST
“The Common Core is supposed to be improving state standards in education, but its bigger effect has been a comprehensive dumbing down of American education at every level, from kindergarten through graduate school,” Peter Wood, president of the National Association of  Scholars, said in an interview with
November 16, 2015, 4:02 PM EST
John Bolton, former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, said Sunday that the U.S. has “no obligation” to accept Syrian refugees.
November 12, 2015, 12:58 PM EST
In 2014, there were 333 deaths in the U.S. attributed to extreme weather conditions, the lowest number since 1992, when 308 severe weather-fatalities were reported, according to National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
November 6, 2015, 2:48 PM EST
Climate-related risks to public health in the United States could include a rise in cardiovascular disease in the Northwest, more allergies in Great Plains states, and an increase in drownings in the Midwest, according to a report by the Government Accountability Office (GAO).
November 4, 2015, 3:17 PM EST
The National Center on Sexual Exploitation (NCOSE) is criticizing Amnesty International’s proposal to decriminalize prostitution worldwide as “a gift to sex traffickers,” pointing out that decriminalization will not change “the essential exploitive nature of commercial sex.”
November 2, 2015, 4:08 PM EST
Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-MO) says she plans to vote against a controversial Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) rule that places seasonal streams, wetlands, water-filled ditches that “function like tributaries,” and any body of water with “a significant nexus” to a navigable waterway under the federal agency’s jurisdiction and protection.
November 2, 2015, 3:19 PM EST
There were no burned-out cars, no smashed-in storefront windows, nobody sitting in jail waiting for bail money or in the hospital being treated for injuries in Kansas City the morning after the Royals clinched the World Series in an exciting 12th inning victory over the New York Mets Sunday night. Just a lot of happy baseball fans not tearing up the town.
October 30, 2015, 10:47 AM EDT
Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) excoriated the budget deal passed by the Senate on a 64 to 35 vote early Friday morning, calling it “the last gasping breath of a disgraced bipartisan Beltway establishment on the verge of collapse.”
October 29, 2015, 5:00 PM EDT
Massachusetts girls posted the highest math scores (299) in the U.S. on the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) tests administered to eighth graders last year. But it was the boys in Massachusetts who scored the highest in the nation (253) on NAEP’s fourth grade math tests.
October 29, 2015, 1:19 PM EDT
As the United Nations gears up for its next international conference on climate change in Paris next month (COP 21), a scathing white paper released by a society of French mathematicians calls its fight against global warming “absurd” and “a costly and pointless crusade”.
October 28, 2015, 9:30 AM EDT
A group of conservative leaders have provided with questions they would like moderators to ask candidates participating in Wednesday night's presidential debate at the University of Colorado in Boulder.