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  • ** FILE ** This Dec. 4, 2012, photo provided by The Goldman Environmental Prize shows Kimberly Wasserman Nieto, of Chicago, standing outside Midwest Generation's Crawford Generating Station in Chicago. (AP Photo/Courtesy of The Goldman Environmental Prize, Jennifer Walton)

    'Environmental justice' award gives $150K to mom who closed power plants

    A Chicago mother who spent 15 years shutting down two coal power plants is going to be awarded a $150,000 prize on Monday by an international body that recognizes environmental activists for their work.

  • ** FILE ** Rajat Kumar Gupta, former chairman of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, listens during a session of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, in January 2009. (AP Photo/Keystone/Alessandro Della Bella, File)

    Ex-Goldman board member surrenders in trading case

    A former Goldman Sachs board member surrendered to federal authorities Wednesday to face criminal charges stemming from a massive hedge-fund insider-trading case.

  • Economy Briefs

    Stocks were lower for a fourth straight day with banks and energy companies leading the decline. Worries about a slowing economy also continued to weigh on the broader market Monday.

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    Political Scene

    The U.S. Justice Department said Wednesday that FBI agents acted properly when they fatally shot a Detroit Muslim cleric who brandished a gun and fired at them as they tried to arrest him last year.

  • Green vs. gold

    A new documentary has stirred debate about a proposed mining project in Romania, one of several conflicts around the world that pit environmental activists against poor communities desperate for economic development.

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