A pile of coal rises from the North Omaha Station on June 2 in Nebraska. The Omaha Public Power District has agreed to phase out coal production at the plant.

The War on Coal's Outlier

One public utility has found a way to switch from coal to gas and wind – potentially setting an example for others.

Are Voting Restriction Fears Overblown?

African-American turnout in North Carolina increased during the most recent primary following a new law.

Collateral Damage Mounts in Israeli Offensive

Dozens of civilians have been killed in an Israeli offensive against militants.

Iraq Parliament Meets Sunday

Iraq's politicians set emergency meeting, but an insurgency solution is unlikely.

Gauge How Colleges Support STEM Majors

Support groups for women and minorities in computer science are critical, experts say.

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