WASHINGTON - President Obama is expected to call for curtailing emissions of carbon dioxide from existing power plants, the country's single largest source of heat-trapping greenhouse gases, in a speech to outline broad initiatives on climate change.
WASHINGTON - After the failure of the congressional
deficit-reduction committee last week, members of Congress from
both parties signaled limited willingness to compromise on more
immediate economic issues headed their way before the year
Joe Zamudio was out buying cigarettes Jan. 8 when he heard what
sounded like fireworks but quickly realized were gunshots. He
reached into his coat pocket for the 9-millimeter pistol he
carried, clicking the safety off.