Escaped parrots are now living, roosting in 23 US states

The greenest immigrant community in the US, certainly.

Climate-change-induced heat will kill tens of thousands of Americans every year by 2090

Or as the experts call it, Chinese-hoax-induced heat.

Is lighting up the answer to America’s opioid epidemic?

Opiates kill pain — but they also kill people.

Americans aren’t only wasting the most food — they’re also throwing out the best bits

The worst of both worlds.

The US doesn’t want poor people: concentrated poverty rises for the first time since the ’90s

“One Nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all. Except the poor, lol!” — the honest pledge.

Miami Beach mosquitoes are carrying Zika, tests confirm

They’re a really tough species to fight.

The Zika virus might have reached the U.S., Florida governor warns

Should the virus get a foothold in southern Florida, containing it might become difficult, if not impossible.

Religious attendance in the US follows the same trend as everywhere else — downwards

Religiousness in the Unites States is on the decline, mirroring patterns seen across the western world a new study from UCL and Duke University finds.

Stanislav Petrov – the man who probably saved the world

It was September 26, 1983. The Cold War was at one of its most tense periods ever. With the United States and Russia being bitter enemies, they had already built enough nuclear weapons to destroy each other – as well as the whole world a couple times over, for that matter –  and the slightest sign of an attack would

China – pollution crisis ??

Photo by Stefan Everybody (or almost everybody) believes that no matter what, USA remains “polluter no. 1”. Don’t take my word for it, just ask BBC’s environment analyst Roger Harrabin – he says the same thing. The industry is by far the most developed, so that would seem logical, despite the fact the China and India have way more people.