| Jul 8, 2013
| 5:08 AM
LAC-MEGANTIC, Quebec (AP) — A Quebec town devastated when a runaway oil tanker train ignited explosions and fires braced Monday for what authorities assured would be a rising death toll as fire crews tried to reach the hardest hit areas more than...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 6:34 AM
A federal appeals court panel has affirmed a lower court decision that ordered environmental activists to stay away from Shell drilling ships.
U.S. District Judge Sharon Gleason has ordered Greenpeace USA to stay a kilometer away from Shell drill...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 12:45 PM
Aleksandar Hemon landed in the United States two decades ago, January 1992. He was 27, a young Bosnian journalist from Sarajevo arriving on a one-month visa, arranged through a cultural exchange program sponsored by the State Department. Just after he...
| Feb 9, 2013
| 11:00 AM
Mike Tidwell is correct that the evidence for global climate change is indisputable and that carbon dioxide emissions from burning fossil fuels and alterations in the earth's ecosystems is the primary cause ("Forecast calls for pain," Feb. 6). Since the...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 1:38 PM
MOSCOW (AP) - With a blinding flash and a booming shock wave, a meteor blazed across the sky over Russia's Ural Mountains region Friday and exploded with the force of an atomic bomb, injuring more than 1,000 people as it blasted out windows and spread...
| Feb 3, 2013
| 5:00 AM
I'm not big into conspiracy theories. I never bought into the grassy knoll in Dallas or the anti-Obama birther movement. And it will take a lot of convincing for me to believe Oakland Raiders coach Bill Callahan took a dive in Super Bowl XXXVII to...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 1:05 AM
A recent study published by a journal called Environmental Management has called for the end of grazing on public lands due to climate change. With funding from the Wyss Foundation, a radical environmentalist, foreign-based organization, researchers...
| May 29, 2013
| 6:30 PM
| Jan 9, 2013
| 11:42 PM
In the midst of Shell Oil’s controversial drill rig mishap and recovery, different groups have expressed concern for the future of offshore drilling, including the U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar.
"It’s troubling that there was...
| May 21, 2013
| 5:40 PM
It took courage for more than a dozen Allentown police officers to divulge what they felt was wrongdoing by their chief, who they said threatened "retribution" on anyone who did so. It also took solid assurances that the chief would never find out who...
| May 7, 2013
| 1:35 PM
As part of the ongoing battle against Lyme and other tickborne diseases, public health organizations are asking residents in 11 Fairfield County towns to participate in a study to see if wiping out the ticks on rodents will help rein in the illnesses in...