- Sen. Rand Paul: ‘I am seriously thinking about’ running for president in 2016
- Sleet, ice, deepfreeze hit large swath of U.S.
- ‘Welcome to the edge of freedom’: Biden’s boots touch down in DMZ
- Obama: Hole U.S. ‘digging out of’ requires billions more in unemployment benefits
- Obama’s regulatory agenda will cost U.S. economy $143B next year: report
- Patriot Act author on James Clapper: Fire, prosecute him
- Russia P.M. Medvedev: No amnesty for political prisoners
- Michigan GOP Senate hopeful reminds government is the ‘servant’
- Christmas, by Congress: Members mull a 15-cent tax on trees
- U.S. unemployment falls to five-year low of 7 percent; 203K jobs added
Latest Environment Items
The Interior Department says it will change the rules and issue permits that would let wind farms kill eagles for up to 30 years, or six times longer than the current permits allow.
The Pentagon plans to send about 60 civilian workers, including contractors, to the Middle East early next year to destroy Syria’s chemical weapons stockpile on a ship in the Mediterranean Sea.
By 2020, federal agencies will have to up their use of renewable energy sources significantly, and replace 20 percent of electricity with greener options, President Obama said, in a new executive order due for release on Thursday.
Mexico's nuclear safety director says a stolen container of radioactive material has been found empty.
Ten pilot whales have died and another 41 remain stranded in a remote area of Everglades National Park in Florida, as officials scurry to keep the mammals alive until high tide reaches.
With biodiesel tax credits set to expire this year, it's logical that Steven Levy would defend his industry and its subsidies ("Biofuels aid environment, economy," Letters, Nov. 29). But as he says, we should focus on facts.
Seahawks fans rocked the stadium so hard during Monday night's matchup with New Orleans that seismic instruments registered small tremors at various points in the game.
Delegates at the recent U.N. climate conference in Warsaw decided that $1 billion a day, the amount currently being spent across the world on "climate finance," is not enough.
U.S. helicopters descended upon Guam on Sunday with cargo meant to kill, although this $8 million mission was unlike most others — 2,000 mice on cardboard parachutes were released into the forest surrounding Andersen Air Force Base as bait for brown tree snakes.