In Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, a supporter of President Donald Trump keeps visiting the public library and repeatedly picking out all the books deemed to be anti-Trump. The patron then proceeds to hide the books so would-be readers — and the librarian — can’t find them. Librarian Bette Ammon says …

The GOP’s cynical campaign to identify the whistleblower who exposed details of President Donald Trump’s July 25 phone call with Ukraine’s president is nonsensical and dangerous. The fact that named witnesses — and the White House itself — have subsequently confirmed the core allegation make…

In a frightening illustration of how completely Americans today have lost control over their personal data, Google has partnered with Clayton-based health care giant Ascension to collect detailed medical information on millions of Americans — including patient identities and dates of birth —…

A new study finds that previous estimates of the impact of rising sea levels on coastal communities were far too optimistic, and that as many as three times the number of people as previously estimated will be affected as the waters continue to rise. It’s only the latest in a long and growin…

Despite Democratic zeal over Tuesday’s special election results, it’s far from clear where Americans stand on the Republican Party and the 2020 presidential vote. Nevertheless, Tuesday’s results in Kentucky, Virginia and suburban St. Louis serve as a warning sign to Republican incumbents who…

Congressional Republicans are outraged! They’re angry! It’s so unfair! How dare House Democrats advance an impeachment process against President Donald Trump based on rules that Democrats got to define. To hear them whine and complain as they did before Thursday’s vote to advance a public im…

American farmers are on the front lines of climate change, wracked by crop-killing floods and rising temperatures. Yet the U.S. Department of Agriculture — which is involved in almost every other aspect of farmers’ livelihood — spends just 0.3% of its budget helping them adapt to climate change.

Democrats are getting exactly what they want right now. By keeping impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump under wraps, they are controlling the messaging and what the public knows. What’s out there doesn’t look great, but we should see it for ourselves.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel acknowledged that more should have been done to make immigration and refugee assimilation successful. “Germany’s attempt to create a multicultural society has ‘utterly failed,’” she told members of the Christian Democratic Union party in a speech in 2010, Reut…

Now that residents have changed from cooling to heating, the state fire marshal’s office says it’s time to think about best practices when turning up the heat as the temperature continues to fall.

In a rare public address last week, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg argued that it’s not his platform’s job to police political speech. That sounds reasonable, until you consider what he’s defending: Facebook’s acquiescence to the spreading of deliberate, blatant misinformation by President…

Patrice Harris was an early witness to the opioid epidemic in West Virginia, and as an Atlanta resident, she is in close contact with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Back in August, after back-to-back mass shootings in Texas and Ohio, Florida Senate President Bill Galvano announced a project by senators to better understand the causes of such incidents. One factor Galvano wanted to study was white nationalism, to which Galvano attributed not just mass sh…