Nearly 40 years ago, Dr. Peter Piot was on a team of scientists in the Belgian city of Antwerp that discovered the Ebola virus.
TransCanada Corp., the Canadian company behind the Keystone XL pipeline, filed eminent domain proceedings against an estimated 90 Nebraska landowners Tuesday to secure the right to build the controversial project across their property.
The first significant veto showdown of President Obama's administration escalated Friday after a Nebraska state court cleared one of the final obstacles to building the Keystone XL pipeline and the House passed legislation to approve it.
The fate of the controversial and much delayed Keystone XL pipeline was front and center nationwide Friday, as the Nebraska Supreme Court removed a state hurdle to the project, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to move it forward, and the president vowed to veto any bill Congress puts...
The Nebraska Supreme Court on Friday removed a serious hurdle to construction of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline, ruling that then-Gov. Dave Heineman had the authority to approve the project's route without review by a state agency.
They are accustomed to poison-pen letters, furious emails, and insults. Now and then, politicians demand they be fired or critics send them excrement. In the tiny fraternity of American political cartoonists, the apoplectic anger their work can elicit speaks to something intrinsic to their...
All schools in the city of Shoreline, a suburb north of Seattle, were in lockdown for several hours Wednesday morning "due to police activity," according to the Shoreline Public Schools website. The lockdown ended in late morning, but classes were canceled for the day.
The biggest state in America, home to more ocean coastline than all others combined, has just set another record. This one, however, is nothing to cheer.