Cap and trade: Wyoming senator says Obama shouldn't link cap and trade to BP oil spill.
Always-escaping yaks from Yak Daddy Ranch cause rancher angst.
A Senate hearing Wednesday looked at the recommendations of the presidential study commissioned after the BP oil spill. The study supports a six-month moratorium on new deepwater drilling, despite concerns that the pause will further harm the Gulf Coast economy.
States are submitting their applications for Round 2 of the Obama administration's $4.3 billion Race to the Top program. States are undertaking major education reform to qualify.
Negotiations with the House over the final financial reform bill are expected to be more transparent than they were with health-care reform. Exemptions or special deals sought by industry lobbyists are likely to stir intense debate.
In launching Vortex2, researchers hope to better understand how tornadoes work.
A Black Crowned Crane from East Africa looks towards the camera as it parades in the Bird Park in Walsrode, northern Germany, April 8. Thousands of birds from about 650 species live in the park.
The American landscape is becoming less American as plants from Europe and Asia invade open spaces, crowding out native species and lessening the nation's biological diversity.
Seven of eight states with the biggest population outflows have high state taxes.