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  • Beneath the Waves Film Festival screens globally, acts locally

    Beneath the Waves Film Festival screens globally, acts locally
    Conversations about ocean pollution, endangered species and climate change often leave people feeling powerless. But a group of scientists is attempting to change that through their traveling film festival Beneath the Waves, which will appear Saturday...
  • California needs to overhaul its protection of groundwater

    California needs to overhaul its protection of groundwater
    There are many environmentally worrisome aspects of oil and gas production, and one is the injection of wastewater back into the ground. This process — a way of disposing of the contaminated water created during the drilling process — is...
  • Stocks plunge on worries about interest rate increase

    Stocks plunge on worries about interest rate increase
    Wall Street's long-running bull market got a jolt Thursday from investors increasingly worried that the improving economy will push policymakers to raise interest rates sooner than expected. Stocks have been tumbling this week, and Thursday's 317-...
  • Fusion To Provide Streaming-Video Coverage of Lollapalooza

    Fusion, the network aimed at younger generations, said it would live-stream the Lollapalooza music festival that kicks off this afternoon, and carry it through Sunday, August 3. . Fusion, which is owned jointly by ABC News and Univision, said it would...
  • Film Review: 'Deepsea Challenge'

    Let no one suggest that James Cameron doesn't put his mouth -- and the rest of his body -- where his money is. When he isn't busy tugging at the boundaries of the modern Hollywood blockbuster, the director and National Geographic "explorer-in-residence"...
  • Time to fill up: Gas prices start August at 4-year low

    Time to fill up: Gas prices start August at 4-year low
    Drivers, start your gas pumps. August 1 gas prices are the lowest they’ve been in four years, according to GasBuddy.com. That should come as a welcome reprieve for drivers who saw the highest Independence Day prices in six years. The gasoline...
  • Stock market grinds out gains in first half

    It was a slow grind, but U.S. stocks posted gains in the second quarter and first half, extending the bull run into a sixth year. In a surprise, investors also were rewarded for sticking with bonds, as interest rates resumed their decline after...
  • Greenpeace protest ship released by Russia after 10 months

    Greenpeace protest ship released by Russia after 10 months
    The Greenpeace protest ship Arctic Sunrise has been released after 10 months of detention by Russian authorities and the damaged icebreaker is now limping back home to Amsterdam, the environmental activist group said Friday. The Arctic Sunrise was...
  • Investors focus on earnings, not Ukraine, Gaza Strip

    Investors focus on earnings, not Ukraine, Gaza Strip
    After a few jitters over the crises in the Middle East and Ukraine, investors have used last week's stock market sell-off to buy stocks at slightly cheaper prices rather than ducking for safety. Geopolitical concerns generally have a short-lived...
  • Sonic blasts cleared for use off coast of Virginia, surrounding states

     Sonic blasts cleared for use off coast of Virginia, surrounding states
    Using powerful sonic blasts to search for offshore energy resources in ocean waters off Virginia and surrounding states has won formal approval from the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management. The decision means BOEM can begin granting permits to...
  • Auditor general: DEP does not have manpower to properly oversee natural gas industry

    HARRISBURG — The state's natural gas industry has grown too fast, too soon, overwhelming the Department of Environmental Protection's ability to adequately inspect drilling sites, monitor drinking water and respond to citizens' complaints, according...