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  • Acceptance rates at elite U.S. colleges decline

    Acceptance rates at elite U.S. colleges decline
    Throughout the arduous college application process, Brown University was on the top of Madeline Anderson's wish list. So when the Long Beach high school senior received a rejection from the Ivy League campus, she was disappointed but also knew she had tons of company.
  • EPA drastically underestimates methane released at drilling sites

    EPA drastically underestimates methane released at drilling sites
    Drilling operations at several natural gas wells in southwestern Pennsylvania released methane into the atmosphere at rates that were 100 to 1,000 times greater than federal regulators had estimated, new research shows. Using a plane that was...

    Are Americans smart to stop drinking diet soda?

    Are Americans smart to stop drinking diet soda?
    When I was director of the Congressional Budget Office, I was testifying so frequently to the Senate Finance Committee that the chairman granted me a special exception to the committee rules: He allowed me to drink diet soda rather than just water...

    Better food choices can control your hunger pangs

    Whether you're trying to lose weight or simply focus on a heart-healthy eating regimen, a growling stomach can interfere with your eating goals. Hunger is a normal body reaction and survival mechanism. But in today's environment of ample food...

    Environmental group says pesticides hurt bees and don't help farmers

    The pesticides that are synonymous with the demise of honeybees don't do much for the farmers that use them, according to a new analysis by a national environmental group. The Center for Food Safety said Monday that a growing body of independent...