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  • U.S., China ink coal, clean energy deals but climate differences remain

    WASHINGTON/BEIJING (Reuters) - The United States and China on Tuesday signed eight partnership pacts to cut greenhouse gases that will bring the world's two biggest carbon emitters closer together on climate policy, but fundamental differences between the two sides remain.
  • Did rainy climate aid Genghis Khan? Tree rings offer clues.

    Did rainy climate aid Genghis Khan? Tree rings offer clues.
    In the rings of ancient and gnarled trees, scientists have found evidence of a period of an unusual stretch of warmth and wetness in Mongolia between the years 1211 and 1225 — the exact time that Genghis Khan was in power. Coincidence? They...

    Clues to Genghis Khan's rise, written in the rings of ancient trees

    Clues to Genghis Khan's rise, written in the rings of ancient trees
    In the rings of ancient and gnarled trees, a team of scientists has found evidence of a period of consistent warmth and wetness in Mongolia between the years 1211 and 1225 -- the exact time that Genghis Khan first rose to power.  Coincidence? They think...

    Lewis B. Whiting Jr., cattle company owner

    Lewis B. Whiting Jr., cattle company owner
    Lewis B. Whiting Jr., a retired businessman and charter boat captain, died Jan. 8 of lung cancer at West Virginia University Medical Center in Morgantown. The former Towson resident was 73. The son of Dr. Lewis B. Whiting Sr., an orthopedic surgeon, and...

    Campus looms large for mom of teenager

    Campus looms large for mom of teenager
    In the next few weeks, I’ll be traveling with my older son on a couple final college visits before he makes the big decision on where he wants to go. It’s impossible to get into the mind of a 17-year-old. I know his decision might weigh on...