According to the US panel, 'fracking' to release gas deposits in shale can be done in an environmentally responsible way. The industry hailed the report as refuting shrill critics, but environmentalists decried 'advocacy-based science' by a panel tilted toward the industry.
08/11/2011 04:32 pm
Guns blazing, the three Florida siblings of the Dougherty Gang embarked on week-long cross-country flight before crashing during a high-speed chase on Wednesday in Colorado, police say.
08/10/2011 04:51 pm
Arizona state Sen. Russell Pearce is hailed by many conservatives nationwide as a 'patriot' for his anti-illegal immigration stance. But the backlash has spawned a recall election Nov. 8.
08/09/2011 06:20 pm
Gallup tracking data from January through June find Obama's job approval rating is below 50 percent in most of the battleground states. Chances are his numbers are even worse now.
08/08/2011 09:42 pm
SPECIAL INVESTIGATION: A roster of influential former US officials is speaking at rallies in support of removing the MEK, an Iranian opposition group with a violent anti-American history, from the US terrorist list. A decision is expected within weeks.
08/08/2011 07:28 pm
Ex-ambassador Janet Siddall works with those caring for those affected by HIV/AIDS through the 'Grandmothers to Grandmothers' project
08/08/2011 10:46 am
Cargill's Aug. 3 recall of 36 million pounds of ground turkey is the latest in a string of high-profile food recalls in the United States. The volume of meat recalled was a quarter of the largest meat recall on record, but it was linked to far more health effects. The Centers for Disease Control estimates that more than 15 percent of Americans – some 48 million – become ill from food-borne pathogens each year. Most outbreaks are local events; a few are national in scope. Here's a look at some of the biggest food recalls in the past five years:
08/05/2011 08:02 pm
In Pictures Barack Obama's milestones
The climate can be harsh in parts of Colorado, but some cherries grow well.
07/29/2011 09:06 am
A new rock gardener succumbs to the appeal of tiny plants.
07/25/2011 10:45 am