Cambridge, Massachusetts - There’s no question that our species has had a dramatic impact on the planet’s physical environment, particularly over the last few centuries, with the rise of modern industry, transportation, and infrastructure. But as new research shows, humans have been transforming the landscape, with lasting impacts, since long before the start of the Industrial Era.

Ann Arbor, Michigan - While Americans can do a lot of little things in their daily lives to help reduce carbon emissions, driving a vehicle that gets better gas mileage is by far the best way for an individual to combat climate change, say University of Michigan researchers.

Washington, DC - Secretary Kerry met in Amman today with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas. The Secretary and President Abbas discussed ongoing tensions between Israelis and Palestinians in the West Bank and Jerusalem, as well as at the Haram al-Sharif/Temple Mount.

Washington, DC - The Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) “If You See Something, Say Something™” public awareness campaign and NASCAR today released two new Public Service Announcements (PSAs) and new campaign materials. The new PSAs, which feature Kyle Busch and Dale Earnhardt Jr., will be on display this weekend at the Daytona 500 International Speedway.

Baltimore, Maryland - The majority of the alcohol industry’s actions around the world to reduce drinking and driving either lack evidence of effectiveness or haven’t been studied, new Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health research suggests.

Washington, DC - U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officers yesterday removed from the United States a Bosnian-born Vermont man who surrendered his U.S. citizenship because he lied about his military service during the Bosnian War.