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Tuesday, Mar 5, 2019 at 12:11 PM EST

After Years of Promise, Battery Cars About to Go Mainstream

After Years of Promise, Battery Cars About to Go Mainstream

For years, there have been lots of electric cars proudly rolled out at auto shows but few on the streets or at dealers. That could be about to change. The electric cars under the lights at the Geneva Internati...

Sunday, Feb 24, 2019 at 08:57 PM EST

Consumer Goods Companies Preparing for Climate Change Impact

Consumer Goods Companies Preparing for Climate Change Impact

Companies behind some of the best-known consumer products — from soaps to sodas — are beginning to factor climate change into their business equation, according to a report published Monday. The survey of 16...

Saturday, Feb 23, 2019 at 04:10 PM EST

Sen. Feinstein Debates Children Over Climate Change

Sen. Feinstein Debates Children Over Climate Change

U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein and a group of San Francisco Bay Area students squared off over climate change in a sometimes tense exchange captured on video and widely shared on social media. The 15-minute...

Friday, Feb 22, 2019 at 11:46 AM EST

Toxic Red Tide Appears to Have Faded From Florida's Waters

Toxic Red Tide Appears to Have Faded From Florida's Waters

Florida's coastal waters appear free from a devastating red tide bloom that began in October 2017.

Thursday, Jan 24, 2019 at 03:58 PM EST

2018 Was 4th Warmest Year on Earth

2018 Was 4th Warmest Year on Earth

While Earth was a tad cooler last year than the last couple of years, it still was the fourth warmest on record, a new analysis shows. With the partial U.S. government shutdown, federal agency calculations for...

Wednesday, Jan 9, 2019 at 03:23 PM EST

US Orders Refuges to Staff for Hunters Despite Shutdown

US Orders Refuges to Staff for Hunters Despite Shutdown

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is directing dozens of wildlife refuges to return staffers to work to make sure hunters and others have access despite the government shutdown, according to an email obtained...

Tuesday, Jan 8, 2019 at 11:37 AM EST

Making Your Own Home-Cleaning Products? Some Pro Tips

Making Your Own Home-Cleaning Products? Some Pro Tips

To reduce waste and avoid unnecessary plastic bottles and chemicals — and to save money — many people are opting to make cleaning products from scratch at home. You can find an abundance of recipes for household...

Sunday, Jan 6, 2019 at 06:14 AM EST

National Parks Struggle to Stay Open, Safe During Shutdown

National Parks Struggle to Stay Open, Safe During Shutdown

Nonprofits, businesses and state governments nationwide are putting up money and volunteer hours in a battle to keep national parks safe and clean for visitors as the partial U.S. government shutdown lingers....

Thursday, Jan 3, 2019 at 06:09 PM EST

Environmental Groups Threaten to Sue EPA Over Air Quality

Environmental Groups Threaten to Sue EPA Over Air Quality

A coalition of environmental groups filed a notice of intent to sue on Thursday, warning the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency it must hold Utah and Arizona accountable for missing deadlines to submit...

Sunday, Dec 30, 2018 at 12:12 AM EST

Washington Could Be First State to Legalize Human Composting

Washington Could Be First State to Legalize Human Composting

When Americans die, most are buried or cremated. Washington could soon become the first state to allow another option: human composting. As NBC News reported, the push to allow composting of human remains...

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'Temple of Time' Honoring MSD Victims Burned in Tribute
'Temple of Time' Honoring MSD Victims Burned in Tribute

The "Temple of Time" memorial built to honor the lives tragically taken in the Parkland school shooting was reduced to ash Sunday night.

Shirtless Fla. Man Steals Patrol Car; Leads 149 MPH Chase
Shirtless Fla. Man Steals Patrol Car; Leads 149 MPH Chase

A shirtless Florida man stole a Florida Highway Patrol trooper's car and led a chase reaching nearly 150 mph on the Turnpike.

Sunny Isles Police Evacuate Marshalls in Search of Gunman
Sunny Isles Police Evacuate Marshalls in Search of Gunman

Police are searching for a person with a gun on the loose in Sunny Isles Beach.

Trump to DeSantis: Migrants to Florida 'Not Going to Happen'
Trump to DeSantis: Migrants to Florida 'Not Going to Happen'

Gov. DeSantis said President Trump confirmed sending undocumented migrants apprehended at the U.S.-Mexico border to South Florida "is not going to happen."

Trump's 'Great Patriot' Farmers Follow Him Into a Trade War
Trump's 'Great Patriot' Farmers Follow Him Into a Trade War

Iowa farmer Tim Bardole survived years of low crop prices and rising costs by cutting back on fertilizer and herbicides and fixing broken-down equipment rather than buying new. When President Donald Trump's...

Miami Gardens Police Searching for Missing Woman
Miami Gardens Police Searching for Missing Woman

The Miami Gardens Police Department is searching for 41-year-old Kameela Russell, who has been missing since Wednesday.