EPA's plan would expand the scope of Clean Water Act regulation.
FILE - In this Oct. 8, 2013, file photo, a sign marks the entrance to the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,in Atlanta. Citing an anthrax scare and a recurring problem with safety, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday, July 11, 2014, shut down two researc…
NEW YORK — Citing an anthrax scare and other safety problems, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday said it shut down two research labs and stopped shipping highly dangerous germs to others.
RENO, Nev. — Long accustomed to dealing with bad-news “garbage” bears that become hooked on improperly stored trash around Lake Tahoe, Nevada wildlife officials say they’re increasingly responding to a new kind of troublemaker they’ve started calling “drought” bears.
Idaho inventor Scott Brusaw shows the durability of a prototype solar-panel parking area.
Spurred by the animal-welfare supporters and GMO opponents, agricultural interests are campaigning to make farming a right at the state level. The next vote would affect Missouri farmers like corn and soybean grower Neal Bredehoeft, pictured.
Message: Pay little heed to hacking allegations, bullying of U.S. allies.
MANDAREE, N.D. (AP) — Around 1 million gallons of saltwater spilled into a North Dakota bay, causing some environmental damage but sparing a nearby lake that provides drinking water for an American Indian reservation, company and tribe officials said Wednesday.
Bacteria living on Azolla helps the fern capture and process nitrogen — a trick that could reduce the need for fertilizer on crop plants. Crowdfunding could help researchers learn more.
NEW YORK — In over three decades of studying ferns, Duke University professor Kathleen Pryer has received her share of grant money. But for her newest project, she’s getting help from a retired nurse in Canada and a 17-year-old in Arkansas.
This Sept. 12, 2013 photo released by the Grand Canyon National Park Service, shows a National Historical Landmark plate overlooking the east end of the Grand Canyon, Ariz. Two commercial airplanes, United Flight 718 and TWA Flight 2 crashed on June 30, 1956 over the Grand Canyon, killing al…
FILE - In this July 3, 1956, file photo, a burned area shows where a United Airlines UAL DC-7 crashed on Saturday, June 30, 1956, after a mid-air collision with a TWA Flight 2 Constellation, killing a total of 128 people. Wreckage lies at top of butte with vertical cliffs on each side. On Tu…
Relatives and friends of the collision’s victims attend a mass funeral service in Flagstaff. In response to the disaster, Congress was pressured for major changes to improve air traffic control and to create what became the Federal Aviation Administration.
GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK — Visitors peered through binoculars and spotting scopes into the depths of the Grand Canyon, straining to see the spot where two commercial airliners crashed after colliding in midair nearly 60 years ago.
While Chevrolet and Cadillac have charged forward to help lead General Motors’ post-bankruptcy revival, Buick has undergone a renaissance as well, an effort that has worked to bring a younger clientele into the premium brand.
Q: In your column you gave advice on what to do if someone experienced a stuck throttle. With a traditional key, I understand the steps you mentioned. But our next vehicle may be equipped with a push-button ignition. How would we handle an emergency situation like a stuck accelerator or unin…
FILE - This April 30, 2013 file photo shows people fishing near the Barnegat Lighthouse on Long Beach Island, N.J. The Jersey shore is full of spots to drop a baited line or a wire trap over the side of a bulkhead, and come up with a bucket full of tasty blue claw crabs. They’re biting now a…
Miss Alabama, Chandler Champion, shows off her shoe during the Miss America show-us-your-shoes parade at the Atlantic City Boardwalk. The pageant is now back in New Jersey.
The boardwalk at Seaside Heights is among the most popular in New Jersey. There’s no better place to engage in people-watching than on the boardwalks of the Jersey shore.
Beachgoers enjoy a sunny day in Atlantic City, N.J. The city is one of five Jersey shore beach towns that don’t require visitors to buy beach badges.