Residents of four Colorado towns will vote on fracking bans Tuesday. Oil and gas production is growing in the western states, and what happens in Colorado is being closely watched in other shale-rich states.
Toys "R" Us commercial pokes fun at nature – suggesting toys are more fun. It's a troubling ad setup for a mom who worries about the millions of American children who rarely get outside or have a chance to interact with nature.
Ohio plans to use a new drug cocktail in a November execution, because it does not have enough of the standard drug, pentobarbital. Other death-penalty states face the same problem.
Torrential flooding in northern Colorado destroyed homes, damaged highways, and rerouted rivers. Many of the issues now facing residents and communities have come into sharp focus in the small town of Lyons.
James Holmes posted an online question – 'Will you visit me in prison?' – at some point before the Aurora, Colo., massacre. Hearings begin Monday to determine whether such evidence should be suppressed in his trial.