Hurricane Irene, with winds of 120 m.p.h., is now on a track to make landfall in North Caroline, then move toward New York and New Engalnd.
Natural gas shale companies' financial statements don't add up, says Dallas Fed advisory member. Companies have high leverage, little cash, and very low estimates for natural gas extraction, she says.
The grand American tradition of disregard for the law – especially rural lawlessness – still thrives. This antigovernment flouting of the law may seem harmless, but it is corrosive and destructive, dismantling society rivet by rivet.
Stricter Chesapeake Bay rules may hurt farmers, who say they’re already doing their part to clean it up.
Back from Iraq or Afghanistan, five veterans pick up cameras to show the challenges of coming home to a civilian lifestyle for fellow vets.
October was the deadliest month for US troops in the Afghan war. Troops say a surge could stall handing off operations to Afghans, but concerns about security remain.
Farm runoff creates ‘dead zones’ offshore, but no national authority is tasked to address them.