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Friday, October 23, 2015
A 2008 law requires all U.S. railroads to install a new safety system that monitors and regulates train speed. Unless there's an extension, railroads say they'll shut down rather than pay fines.
Thursday, October 01, 2015
A new rule from the Obama Administration aims to further reduce the main ingredient in smog. That might sound like good news if you live in a city where smog is a problem. But after the
rule was announced, there were plenty of complaints about it.
Technically, the Environmental ...
Monday, September 28, 2015
On his last day in the U.S., Pope Francis visited inmates at a prison in Pennsylvania and told them they should not view their confinement as an exclusion from society.
Saturday, September 26, 2015
On the final leg of his U.S. visit, Pope Francis arrived in Philadelphia on Saturday to celebrate Mass and address a huge public gathering outside the city's Independence Hall.
Wednesday, September 16, 2015
Caryl Johnson calls herself a priest, but technically she was excommunicated after being ordained. Johnson is one of many Catholic women who see a gap between what they believe and church dogma.
Wednesday, August 19, 2015
The Obama administration proposes to cut methane emissions from oil and gas production by nearly half over the next decades. The rules won't be finalized until shortly before Obama leaves office.
Tuesday, August 18, 2015
The Environmental Protection Agency is aiming to cut methane emissions by 40 to 45 percent over the next 10 years. The new regulations are expected to regulate emissions from the oil and gas industry.
Friday, August 14, 2015
Gasoline prices in the Midwest are up sharply even as oil prices head down. The problem is unscheduled repairs at a big BP refinery in Indiana.
Tuesday, August 04, 2015
A huge legal battle is coming over the White House plan to address climate change with additional power plant regulations. The coal industry has the most to lose, and plans to take the EPA to court.
Monday, August 03, 2015
On Monday, President Obama will unveil tougher rules designed to cut carbon emissions from U.S. power plants. If the proposed plan clear legal hurdles, the nation's power grid would face big changes.
Saturday, July 25, 2015
Deaths from lightning strikes are up sharply this year, according to the National Weather Service. Here are some myths about lightning, or avoiding it, and tips on how to actually stay safe.
Friday, July 17, 2015
Deaths in the U.S. from lightning strikes are up in 2015, compared with recent years. A convertible won't save you. Get inside at the first rumble of thunder, and stay away from plugged-in appliances.
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
In the wake of the White House's decision to commute the sentences of 46 nonviolent drug offenders, President Obama speaks to the NAACP Tuesday about plans to re-evaluate the criminal justice system.
Thursday, July 02, 2015
Oil giant BP agreed to pay $18.7 billion in a settlement announced on Friday by Gulf Coast states and the federal government. The deal pays for the harm from BP's 2010 Gulf of Mexico ...
Wednesday, July 01, 2015
After last week's Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage, events are being held across the country, including in Allentown, Penn., to decide the LGBT community's next public policy objective.
Thursday, June 25, 2015
Professors in Pennsylvania are upset over a new law that requires them to be fingerprinted and undergo thorough background checks. The law came in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky sexual abuse scandal.
Saturday, June 20, 2015
Charleston's Emanuel AME Church will reopen for the first time since Wednesday night's mass shooting. The suspect, Dylann Roof, remains in custody under a suicide watch.
Friday, June 19, 2015
The NAACP issued the demand in the wake of the mass shooting at an African-American church in Charleston, S.C. The shooting reignites an old debate over the flag's prominence in the South.
Thursday, June 18, 2015
Charleston mourns the loss of nine residents after a gunman shot them to death at a historic church Wednesday.
Wednesday, June 10, 2015
Migratory birds and humans have long relied on the odd creatures, and scientists now fear they're on the decline. This time each year, volunteers fan out along Mid-Atlantic coast to count the crabs.