A report by the American Lung Association finds that air pollution has fallen to its lowest levels since the group began collecting data in 2000. The ALA credits the Clean Air Act.
Following a deadly avalanche in the disputed Siachen Glacier area, India and Pakistan have signaled openness to talks. A priority must be to demilitarize 'the world's highest battle ground' at Siachen, which incurs substantial economic and human costs for these two nuclear rivals.
Working at the Jim Casey Youth Opportunities Initiative she helps foster children make the transition to adulthood.
When the Great Depression hit, many Americans were able to live off the land and wait it out. In today's sour economy, that's less of an option.