Here are book titles suggested by experts with the Great Books Foundation for parents to read with their tweens and teens.
National Weather Service Radar has detected an enormous swarm of mayflies emerging from the Mississippi River for the slippery finale of their brief lives in the open air.
The Audubon Society has criticized the design for the Minnesota Vikings stadium under construction, saying the humongous glass windows could spell death for unsuspecting birds.
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The US Army Corps of Engineers released a study looking at how to prevent invasive species like the Asian carp from entering the Great Lakes. None of the solutions is foolproof, it said.
The US average gas price is $3.22 – and appears headed lower. The bad weather this winter was a factor, but 'fracking' is also driving energy prices downward.
Magazine writer and author Paul Schneider offers an engaging exploration of the history of the Mississippi River and its impact on American life.
New research finds evidence that Asian carp may already have made it through to the Great Lakes. Midwest senators want a quicker, more comprehensive response from the Army Corps of Engineers.
Bill Bryson centers on the summer of 1927 – a seminal season, but not an innocent one.
Evacuation orders have been lifted in southeastern Louisiana after tropical storm Karen weakened further in the Gulf of Mexico. Some rain and wind is still expected from the storm.