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  • Maryland company helping in search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370

    Maryland company helping in search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370
    Nearly a month after Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 vanished, a team of Maryland engineers detected the pings from a flight data recorder that narrowed the search area to a more manageable yet still vast swath of the Indian Ocean. Working from an...
  • U.S. will stand by Ukraine in face of Russian aggression, Biden says

    U.S. will stand by Ukraine in face of Russian aggression, Biden says
    KIEV, Ukraine -- The United States will stand by Ukrainians against Russian aggression that threatens their nation's sovereignty and territorial integrity, Vice President Joe Biden pledged Tuesday during a visit to Kiev. “No nation has the right...
  • Oil and gas industry generates thousands of jobs in California, report finds

    The oil and gas industry creates about 49,000 jobs in Los Angeles County and billions of tax revenue in California. That's according to a new report conducted by the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corp. and commissioned by the trade group...
  • Fracking expert Mark Zoback: We need good science, good engineering, good regulations and good enforcement

    Fracking expert Mark Zoback: We need good science, good engineering, good regulations and good enforcement
    "Fracking" — now there's a word that just begs for a bumper sticker. Short for "hydraulic fracturing" — the process of breaking open rock with high-pressure liquids to get at otherwise untappable oil and natural gas — fracking conjures...
  • 19th century shipwreck rediscovered off Golden Gate

    19th century shipwreck rediscovered off Golden Gate
    SAN FRANCISCO -- The passenger steamer was located once before in the murky depths. The year was 1890 and the City of Chester had gone down just two years prior after colliding with another ship in dense fog near the Golden Gate Bridge of today. On...
  • U.S. Senate race in Hawaii pits opposing wings of Democratic Party

    U.S. Senate race in Hawaii pits opposing wings of Democratic Party
    HONOLULU — In primaries across the country — in Idaho, Kentucky, Mississippi and other states — Republicans are locked in a heart-and-soul battle between purists and pragmatists clashing over what it means to represent the party, its...
  • Jury awards Texas family nearly $3 million in fracking case

    In a landmark legal victory that centered on fracking, a middle-class north Texas ranching family won nearly $3 million from a big natural gas company whose drilling, they contend, caused years of sickness, killed pets and livestock, and forced them out...
  • 'Game of Thrones' season 4: Fighting for honor on Belfast set

    'Game of Thrones' season 4: Fighting for honor on Belfast set
    It’s a winding two-lane road in the Northern Irish countryside that leads past grazing cattle to the open fields of Clandeboye Estate, a placid locale famed for its dairy products and its wedding receptions. But as sunset arrived on a mild September...
  • Cove Point: Study but decide soon [Letter]

    Cove Point: Study but decide soon [Letter]
    As expected, Mike Tidwell of the Chesapeake Climate Action Network writes that the proposed Cove Point natural gas plant needs to be studied more and various state and federal agencies should weigh in ("Shipping LNG overseas is an ecological mistake,"...
  • U.S.' top three oil suppliers see their share of market go up

    Although U.S. imports of crude oil are down overall, the share of oil from the nation's top three suppliers soared to its highest levels in four decades in 2013, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. Canada, Saudi Arabia and Mexico...
  • South Korea finds two crashed drones, suspects North Korea

    SEOUL -- South Korean officials were scrambling to explain how two drones, apparently from North Korea, entered the nation’s airspace, took photos of political and military sites and remained unnoticed until they were found crashed on the ground....