Governement subsidies are largely social experiments without any guarantee of success. Some pay off royally, while others are a waste of time and money.
In Nevada Barr's new novel "The Rope," heroine Anna Pigeon is tested by darkness – including the kind that lurks in others.
Will Stauffer-Norris and Zak Podmore traveled 1,700 miles to assess the state of the beautiful but threatened Colorado River.
Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar believes President Obama's environmental critics aren't giving the president enough credit.
Steady triple-digit temperatures and perennial dry weather across the West have forced environmentalists, politicians, and citizens to find new freshwater resources.