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President Donald Trump and Bill Gates.

Bill and Melinda Gates say the best way to put ‘America first’ is to invest in foreign aid — a not-so-subtle nudge at Trump

"I worry that wealthy countries are turning inward," Bill Gates wrote in his annual letter.
A workman uses a machine to clean panels at a UK solar farm on July 29, 2015.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez calls the Green New Deal the ‘moonshot’ of our generation, and she just released the basics of her ambitious plan...

Democrats called for a Green New Deal to get carbon emissions on track. Now, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has released details of her ambitious plan.
A heroin addict who began using opiates when he was 13 pauses to shoot-up by a railway underpass in Philadelphia

President Trump outlined a plan to ‘eliminate’ HIV in the US by 2030, and experts say it’s actually possible

HIV/AIDS cases are clustered in 48 counties around the US. Public-health officials want to target those, but first they need money.
A child cries as a health officer injects her with measles vaccine at a health center in the Philippines.

From autism risks to mercury poisoning, here are 10 lies anti-vaxxers are spreading about the measles vaccine in the Pacific Northwest

Dozens of children are sick with the measles in the Pacific Northwest. It's looking increasingly likely that nearly all of them are unvaccinated.

A toxic-chemicals expert is sounding the alarm about 4 cancer-linked chemicals that could be making us sicker and fatter

Pediatrician and public-health researcher Leo Trasande says many of the products that surround us could be harmful

A huge number of economists agree we need a policy to fight climate change — but lawmakers aren’t getting on board

What do recent Republican White House economic advisers have in common with their Democratic counterparts? They think the US needs to tax carbon.

Bill and Melinda Gates say they’ve found something better at curbing immigration than a wall

Bill and Melinda Gates are worried that as rich countries turn "inward," they'll make the globe less peaceful and stable.
President Donald Trump speaks while participating in a tour of US-Mexico border wall prototypes in San Diego, California on March 13, 2018.

Trump’s $5 billion border wall plan could wreak environmental havoc, causing rivers to flood and animals to become ‘zombie species’

As Trump defends his proposed border wall on the national stage tonight, it's important to note how the wall could impact the local environment.

Wildfire evacuees are returning to the destroyed California town that’s ‘like moving back into a funeral home.’ See the wreckage in ...

As residents return home to Paradise, California nearly a month after the Camp Fire broke out, a 360-degree video shows how little is left.
An illustration of a human embryo at week six of development.

Ohio ‘heartbeat bill’ could ban abortions before most women know they’re pregnant

The rhythmic beating of a developing embryo's immature heart is detectable before most women even realize they're pregnant.