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  • Obama officially designates San Gabriel Mountains a national monument

    Obama officially designates San Gabriel Mountains a national monument
    President Obama on Friday officially set aside 346,000 acres of the San Gabriel Mountains as a national monument, a move to link more communities east of Los Angeles with wild places in their own backyards. "This is an issue of social justice, because...
  • China coal-mining region turns to wine in 'new economy' push

    BEIJING (Reuters) - To reinvent itself in China's new consumption-driven economy, one region will need to crush a few grapes. After a decade of mining ever more coal to power China's economy, the arid and remote northwestern region of Ningxia is remaking...
  • Lawsuit alleges race discrimination at division of Huntington Ingalls

    Lawsuit alleges race discrimination at division of Huntington Ingalls
    A group of eight past and present employees are suing a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries, alleging they were subjected to a hostile work environment and denied promotions and pay increases because they are black. The lawsuit, filed in U.S....
  • Don't miss: 'Bats: Myths and Mysteries' at Orlando Science Center

    Don't miss: 'Bats: Myths and Mysteries' at Orlando Science Center
    WHAT: The Halloween spirit is fluttering about Orlando Science Center within its current exhibit "Bats: Myths and Mysteries." Live bats from Africa, North America and South America are the centerpiece of the display, which covers the role of bats in the...
  • Hunting restored near Eric Frein search zone

    The Pennsylvania Game Commission has lifted the temporary prohibition on hunting and trapping within some portions of Pike County previously closed because of an ongoing search for Eric Frein, a fugitive wanted in the shooting death of a state police...
  • Get & give: SoFla beauty brands, salons donate to Breast Cancer Awareness

    Get & give: SoFla beauty brands, salons donate to Breast Cancer Awareness
    This month, you'll look and feel twice as good with pink products that give back to the cure. Buy beauty products and services from South Florida companies and support breast cancer research, detection and recovery in October. Here are some of our...
  • Will the drought kill California's economy?

    Some "deep green" environmentalists believe that the tab for two-plus centuries of industrialization is about to come due in the form of a catastrophic ecological disaster -- one that might lead to the sixth great mass extinction on a scale similar to the...
  • Discovery of genetically modified wheat creates stir among supporters, critics

    ST. LOUIS It was revealed last month that regulators are trying to figure out why a rogue patch of genetically modified wheat popped up on a Montana farm. The news startled GMO critics and supporters although for different reasons. "It caught a few of us...
  • Liver donation proposal could leave some waiting longer for transplants

    WASHINGTON Christer Hiort needs a new liver the only known cure for a disease that has slowly damaged his bile ducts. He's been on the waiting list for seven months. Under the current transplant system, the Frisco, Texas, resident would probably wait...
  • Planners seek public input on future land use

    Gloucester County planning officials are hoping to gather public input on the potential future use of 14 parcels of land that have been acquired since 2009 under FEMA’s Hazard Mitigation Grant Program. The Department of Planning and Zoning will...
  • L.A. City Council introduces plan to encourage urban farming

    L.A. City Council introduces plan to encourage urban farming
    Two Los Angeles City Council members want to transform empty, blighted lots into flourishing urban farms. A motion introduced Wednesday by Councilmen Felipe Fuentes and Curren Price calls for landowners to receive tax breaks for leasing vacant...