Mitt Romney is on his first international trip as presumptive Republican presidential nominee. As part of his trip, particularly in London, he's hosting fundraising dinners for Americans living abroad.
Some 1,000 U.S. dams have been dismantled in the past 100 years — but the pace has definitely been accelerating in recent years. Now, there's a major initiative underway to take apart old dams that serve little purpose as a way of restoring fish habitat and rebuilding aquatic ecosystems.
Sen. Olympia Snow of Maine was the latest moderate congressional representative to decide that the partisan rancor that has enveloped Washington in recent years is so unlikely to get any better that rather than seek re-election, she's rather just go home. And that's only likely to make the partisan divide even worse.
Mitt Romney won the Arizona primary handily and eked out a victory in Michigan, giving him two victories he badly needed to help him build lost momentum in the race to win the Republican presidential nomination.
The California Air Resources Board announced an initiative that seeks to bring down vehicle emissions by 15 percent by 2025. The Zero Emission Vehicle initiative should cause car companies to develop new technology for alternative fuel sources.
Some Somalis in America are concerned that the famine that's battering the nation isn't getting the level of coverage that other recent disasters, like the Japan tsunami or Haiti earthquake, have gotten.
More than thirty years ago, the Androscoggin River in Maine was a dramatic symbol of the problems facing many American rivers. The river was one of the country's most polluted, and was the inspiration for the 1972 Clean Water Act. Today, the Androscoggin'
Burning wood may be a natural, affordable alternative to fuels like oil or gas, but in Maine, outdoor wood boilers have ignited a controversy. The issue is the smoke they send up the chimney, and what's in it.
Senator Cantwell (D-WA) explains her proposed method for limiting U.S. greenhouse gas emissions and reforming our energy sector. She calls it a "cap-and-dividend" approach, and says her bill could send energy consumers a monthly check in the mail, and cre