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  • The war on coal is heating up

    The war on coal is heating up
    There's a war on coal in this country. Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., who represents a coal state, predictably blames it on the Obama administration. True, much of the debate over coal, which accounts for about 40 percent of electricity production in...
  • Koch brothers, big utilities attack solar, green energy policies

    WASHINGTON — The political attack ad that ran recently in Arizona had some familiar hallmarks of the genre, including a greedy villain who hogged sweets for himself and made children cry. But the bad guy, in this case, wasn't a fat-cat lobbyist or...
  • World Trade Center security official resigns amid lapses

    World Trade Center security official resigns amid lapses
    Parachute jumpers, a 16-year-old daredevil and a sleeping security guard have made the site of the nation's tallest building -- and the nation's worst terrorist attack -- look dangerously easy to breach. On Friday, the security chief for New York City's...
  • N.C. regulators again cite Duke Energy over coal ash

    N.C. regulators again cite Duke Energy over coal ash
    FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. — North Carolina regulators cited Duke Energy on Thursday, saying the utility deliberately dumped 61 million gallons of toxic coal ash waste into a tributary of the Cape Fear River, which provides drinking water for several cities...
  • N.C. wants to nix Duke Energy's $99,000 settlement for coal ash leaks

    The nation's largest electricity provider could soon be back on the hook for a once-settled lawsuit alleging that it illegally contaminated groundwater through leaky coal ash dumps near Charlotte and Asheville in North Carolina. State regulators had...
  • Gays and lesbians begin marrying in Michigan

    Scores of elated gay and lesbian couples in Michigan celebrated at county clerks' offices and churches Saturday morning as officials signed off on their marriages, hours after a federal judge invalidated the state’s ban on gay marriage. In...
  • Washington mudslide pulls homes across river, killing at least three

    A powerful mudslide north of Seattle spilled the splintered remains of at least six houses across a river and onto a rural highway Saturday morning, killing at least three people and injuring several others. Authorities said at least seven adults and...
  • After deadly mudslide, flood warning in Washington

    Authorities and residents along a tree-lined river north of Seattle were bracing for flooding Saturday night after a massive mudslide in the morning killed at least three people, leveled at least six homes and left a muddy mix of debris in the river...
  • Gay weddings halted in Michigan after 300 marriage licenses issued

    Same-sex weddings in Michigan were abruptly halted Saturday when a federal appeals court put on hold a lower court ruling that declared the state's ban on gay marriages unconstitutional. The appellate court order came Saturday afternoon, after...
  • North Carolina regulators cite Duke Energy for crack in earthen dam

    MONCURE, N.C. -- Regulators in North Carolina cited Duke Energy on Friday for a crack in an earthen dam holding back coal ash slurry at a retired coal-burning plant, where the utility was cited March 20 for illegally dumping coal ash waste into the Cape...
  • Florida's speed-trap city agrees to reform, won't be killed off

    A tiny northern Florida city that received national notoriety for issuing thousands of speeding tickets on its funky stretch of highway will be spared from death. State lawmakers Friday dropped their threat to dissolve Hampton, a 1-square-mile city...
  • Mudslide death toll rises to 18; number of missing drops to 30

    ARLINGTON, Wash. -- As they began a second week searching for victims of a deadly mudslide, officials on Saturday night dramatically lowered their count of the missing from 90 to 30. Eighteen people have been confirmed dead by the Snohomish County...