Science & Environment

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Environment threatened and 400 parks closed by government shutdown

While the people are banned from the more than 400 shuttered national parks, big oil and gas companies will have no trouble getting in and will continue operations as usual in 12 of the otherwise closed national parks.

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Cancer doctors slam drug industry for immoral profiteering

More than 100 leading cancer specialists from around the world have denounced the "astronomical" costs of cancer drugs, suggesting that drug companies are engaged in unethical profiteering.