| Jun 2, 2014
| 6:49 AM
The Obama administration Monday morning unveiled its far-reaching proposal to curb climate change by substantially restricting emissions at power plants, a plan that promises to set off intense debate across the country amid the president’s...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 4:05 PM
New England's five-year head start on capping greenhouse gases is expected to make light work of a requirement proposed by the Environmental Protection Agency to cut carbon dioxide emissions from existing power plants.
The rule proposed Monday requires...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 6:54 PM
Despite fears that the Obama administration's proposed rule to curb carbon-dioxide pollution could wreak severe damage on the economy, the true effect is likely to be much more modest. And a key reason can be linked to the nation's boom in natural gas...
| May 28, 2014
The show: "Gilbert the Great" by Broken Umbrella Theatre at Erector Square in New Haven.
What makes it special?: The premiere of a work by the young theater company who made an impression last June with "Freewheelers" at the International Festival of...
| May 15, 2014
| 3:10 PM
A proposed natural gas export facility in Southern Maryland cleared another hurdle Thursday, when a federal review found the controversial project poses no significant risks to nearby residents' safety and no major environmental impacts.
| May 19, 2014
| 10:11 AM
When Mr. McGreeley the puppet visited their kindergarten classrooms at Kimball Hill Elementary School in Rolling Hills last week, students did not merely giggle and sing along. They also learned about science, technology, engineering and math.
| May 22, 2014
| 11:35 AM
For 85% of kids with a terrible cancer called acute lymphoblastic leukemia, chemotherapy is a cure-but not for Emily Whitehead. Diagnosed at 5, she suffered an infection from her first round of chemo and nearly lost her legs. Then the cancer came back;...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 9:15 AM
The first Honda Fit rolled off the assembly line Friday at a new $800-million factory near Celaya, Mexico, a symbol of the growing might of the country's auto industry.
Honda's U.S. factories spit out hundreds of thousands of Accords and Civics each...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 10:40 AM
(Reuters) - Tesla Motors Inc said on Wednesday it plans to raise $1.6 billion from investors to finance a new battery factory that will help the upstart U.S. automaker reach its goal of producing a lower-priced, mass-market electric car by 2017.
| Feb 28, 2014
| 4:18 PM
Dennis V. Arriola, the son of Mexican immigrants who first settled in a trailer home in Compton, has been named chief executive of Southern California Gas Co.
The 53-year-old becomes the company's first Latino chief executive, taking the helm of the...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 8:00 PM
Volkswagen workers in Tennessee narrowly voted to reject joining a union, crushing the United Automobile Workers union's attempt to unionize a foreign-owned car factory for the first time, officials announced late Friday.
The 712-626 vote (53%-47%)...