4 Black Bears Overdosed On Chocolate In New Hamphire
January 23 2015 10:42 PM
Theobromine, a chemical compound in cocoa, triggers heart failure, seizures and vomiting in animals, including black bears.
Ag Officials Call For Review Of Animal Breeding Program
January 23 2015 9:21 PM
U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack directed staff to create a new animal welfare plan in the wake of a New York Times investigation.
White House Has 'No Illusions' About Human Rights In Cuba
January 23 2015 7:52 PM
Roberta Jacobson, a senior U.S. diplomat in Havana, doesn't expect the Castro regime to improve human rights soon, even as relations thaw.
Subcommittee Drops 'Civil Rights And Human Rights' From Name
January 23 2015 6:59 PM
A "retreat" on civil rights? John Cornyn is facing criticism for altering the name of the Senate subcommittee he chairs.
Napa Valley Cops Recover $300K Of Missing Wine
January 23 2015 4:24 PM
Authorities recovered over 70 bottles of wine stolen from restaurant French Laundry after a monthlong cross-country search.
Charge For Carbon Emissions While Oil Is Cheap, Panelists Urge
January 22 2015 4:05 PM
"Closing the Climate Deal" panelists in Davos said politicians should capitalize on falling oil prices and slap a fee on carbon emissions.
'It's The End Of The World As We Know It'
January 22 2015 2:17 PM
The symbolic Doomsday Clock was set to three minutes to midnight Thursday as scientists grow increasingly concerned about the dangers of climate change.
Climate Change Is 'Not A Hoax'
January 21 2015 6:05 PM
Senators voted 98-1 Wednesday to pass an amendment declaring climate change to be real, yet Republicans remained conflicted about the cause.
US-India Climate Talks To Boost Clean Energy, Not Cut Carbon
January 21 2015 3:20 PM
President Obama's India visit next week will focus more on renewable energy than on slowing coal and oil consumption.
Bloomberg Charity Gives Out $48M For State Clean Energy Plans
January 21 2015 10:51 AM
The former NYC mayor's initiative will support states trying to slash power plant emissions and expand renewable energy.
US Senate To Vote On Keystone XL Amendments
January 20 2015 1:27 PM
The debate in Congress comes as Nebraska landowners launch a new legal challenge against the pipeline's proposed route in the state.
BP Back In Court Over Gulf Oil Spill Disaster
January 20 2015 11:02 AM
The latest phase in the company's Clean Water Act case will determine how many billions of dollars BP should pay in penalties.
Oil Prices: S&P Downgrades US Energy Firms
January 20 2015 9:27 AM
The ratings agency this week lowered the credit ratings of eight oil and gas companies as crude oil prices plunge past $50 a barrel.
Could Cheaper Gas Mean Higher Taxes?
January 16 2015 8:11 AM
As U.S. gasoline prices slip below $2 a gallon at many pumps, pressure is increasing on Congress to raise federal taxes on gasoline and diesel.
Pope Francis: Climate Change Is Mostly Our Fault
January 15 2015 10:10 AM
His comments Thursday were the clearest yet on climate change, an issue that continues to divide conservative and liberal Catholics and Protestants.
Climate Change Without A Whole Lot Of Change
January 15 2015 8:23 AM
The White House initiatives unveiled this week to rein in dangerous methane emissions don't go far enough, critics say.
India Must Be More Aggressive On Climate Change, UN Chief Says
January 13 2015 1:56 PM
The U.N. secretary-general's comments come as international pressure mounts on India to reduce its rising greenhouse gas emissions.
'There’s A Heightened Sense Of Concern'
January 13 2015 9:08 AM
Oil suppliers, local banks and construction firms are all feeling the pinch as declining crude oil prices force U.S. drillers to curb output.
Oil Prices Will Slump To $42 In First Quarter: Goldman Sachs
January 12 2015 10:27 AM
The bank's analysts said the lower prices could force U.S. shale producers to scale back their output in the second half of 2015.
Happy People Have Healthiest Hearts: Study
January 11 2015 9:22 PM
Researchers said the evidence suggests people's psychological well-being has a powerful impact on cardiovascular health.