Citing health benefits of reduced air pollution, the EPA on Monday proposed requiring power plants in the central and eastern US to dramatically curb emissions by 2014.
07/06/2010 05:44 pm
The forecasts call for hot weather not just during daytime, but also at night, when many people don't have air conditioning to keep their bedrooms cool. The heat wave could persist through the week.
07/06/2010 03:39 pm
Bear attack: The black bear remained on the loose Tuesday despite traps set after the animal mauled a hiker in the first recorded bear attack on a human in Kentucky.
06/29/2010 03:10 pm
West Virginia Democrat Robert Byrd had been in Congress since 1953. He won his ninth term to the US Senate in 2006.
06/28/2010 07:35 am
FreedomWorks co-chairman Dick Armey discussed President Obama's handling of the BP oil spill crisis at a June 16 Monitor lunch.
06/23/2010 10:05 am
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Ronnie Lee Gardner execution: Some experts say that firing squads are more humane than lethal injection.
06/16/2010 03:34 pm
Kroger issued an ice cream recall for its Deluxe Chocolate Paradise Ice Cream because the labels don't warn consumers that it contains nuts.
06/15/2010 04:45 pm
Legal scholars laugh out loud at Arizona state Sen. Russell Pearce's proposal to limit automatic citizenship and warn that it would be blatantly unconstitutional.
06/15/2010 03:44 pm
Candidates elected on platforms supporting very large tax cuts and small spending reductions are likely to oppose aggressive efforts to reduce deficits, not back them.
06/14/2010 12:10 pm