New legislation in the U.S. Congress may speed the arrival of new drugs, but will it leave citizens more exposed to dangerous drugs that have not been thoroughly tested? Julia Wilde examines how a drug moves through the FDA's approval process.
Synthetic drug labs are popping up across China, and their products are turning up in the United States. So, how is China fueling illegal drug trade?
The FDA announced that companies have to remove trans fats from food in the next few years, but what is trans fat? Is it really that terrible for you?
The CIA released a report on its failures prior to 9/11, yet parts of the report still remain classified. So, what is the government hiding?
The Khmer Rouge government in Cambodia was, without question, one of the most brutal in history. When it ended, the question became: how to interpret that legacy for posterity?
On Wednesday, President Barack Obama mentioned something curious in a tweet -- it was a message about the cosmos.
Once you become a U.S. Supreme Court justice, you have a gig for life. Why is it different for these nine men and women, when presidents and congress persons have to be re-elected to continue serving?
The recent budget debate over funding for homeland security got us wondering about the role the agency plays in the life of the United States.
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