EPA sets first national standard for coal waste
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Obama administration on Friday set the first national standards for waste generated from coal burned for electricity, treating it more like household garbage rather than a hazardous material....
Efforts to save rare northern white rhino continue
PRAGUE (AP) -- Experts will meet in Kenya next month to discuss ways to save the critically endangered northern white rhinos from extinction....
2 astronauts will expand envelope with 1-year spaceflight
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- The two men assigned to a one-year spaceflight said Thursday that their upcoming mission will allow the world to push deeper into space....
SpaceX delays space station delivery until Jan.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- The space station astronauts will have to wait until next month for their Christmas delivery....
Weird weather lingers in Alaska's largest city
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- A week before Christmas, Alaska's largest city should look like a postcard wonderland, and the last place you'd expect to see equipment making snow....
Q&A: Drones might help explain how tornadoes form
DENVER (AP) -- Researchers say they have collected promising weather data by flying instrument-laden drones into big Western and Midwestern storms. Now, they want to expand the project in hopes of learning more about how tornadoes form....
NASA's Orion spacecraft back in Florida after test flight
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- NASA's experimental Orion spacecraft left Florida by rocket and returned by truck....
Report: Radiation leak at nuclear dump was small
CARLSBAD, N.M. (AP) -- A final report by independent researchers shows the radiation leak from the federal government's underground nuclear waste repository in southern New Mexico was small and localized....
Group challenges timber producer's 'green' label
GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) -- A watchdog group is challenging the environmentally friendly "green lumber" certification for Plum Creek Timberlands, one of the nation's biggest landowners and timber producers....
Indonesia volcano erupts, injuring 4; 1 missing
TERNATE, Indonesia (AP) -- A volcano in eastern Indonesia erupted Friday, spewing towering clouds of hot ash into the air and leaving four hikers injured and one missing when they scrambled to safety, an official said....
Hours after U.S. authorities reported that they determined North Korea was behind the recent cyber-attack on Sony Pictures, the entertainment company announced it 's pulling the film "The Interview". Hackers threatened to attack movie theatres if the comedy about journalists who score an interview with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un, was released on December 25th as scheduled.
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