Canada is emerging as the largest supplier of energy to the United States. It's electricity, natural gas and oil are all being shipped to America, but environmentalists there and here say it's coming with a hefty price tag.
Despite President Obama's repeated appearances on the campaign trail, Democrats lost both of the gubernatorial elections yesterday. Does this mean that the president has lost some of his political clout? In New York's 23rd, however, a Democrat won.
It is voting day across the country, but a surprising amount of national attention has been focused on a special election in New York's 23rd Congressional District. We talk to North Country Public Radio reporter Brian Mann, live from a polling station.
Animal manure on industrial farms can wreak environmental havoc. At the University of Guelph in Ontario, microbiologist Cecil Forsberg has found a solution to the problem. He genetically modified pigs to produce low-phosphorous manure.
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