Chamber of Commerce talks peace with Senate Dems as McConnell’s majority teeters

The Chamber of Commerce has aired commercials backing several Senate GOP candidates in this election. But…

Republicans prep lightning-quick Supreme Court confirmation

The Senate is taking America for one last turbulent ride before the election. President Donald Trump’s…

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg becomes the first woman to lie in state at the Capitol

The late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg began lying in state on Friday, becoming the first woman…

Blasts from the past: how ice age ponds are coming back to life

Ecologist Will Watson is hunting for Britain’s largest blood-sucking leech in a 14,000-year-old pond in Herefordshire.…

Young people resume global climate strikes calling for urgent action

School pupils, youth activists and communities around the world have turned out for a day of…

House GOP super PAC seeks to shore up additional Republican seats

House Republicans’ super PAC, the Congressional Leadership Fund, is spending $18 million in ads, allocating $500,000…

‘Sliding towards extinction’: koala may be given endangered listing as numbers plummet

The koala is being considered for official listing as endangered after the summer’s bushfire disaster and…

How clean are England’s rivers? The latest report makes for uncomfortable reading | Rachel Salvidge

England, 2020. Every single river and lake is polluted beyond legal limits. Not one is free…

‘Money is worth nothing now’: how Lebanon is finding a future in farming

On the side of the Baanoub valley in southern Lebanon, half an hour’s drive from the…

Country diary: tufts of grass hide tiny breeding chambers

I’ll never look at a tussock of grass in the same way again. Hidden within this…