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  • Coalition warns of 'death spiral' for strained U.S. fleet

    Coalition warns of 'death spiral' for strained U.S. fleet
    In a blunt letter to Congress, nearly 100 retired Navy and Marine Corps leaders on Wednesday warned of dire consequences to the U.S. fleet unless Congress pumps billions of additional dollars into shipbuilding, repair and maintenance. The letter comes...
  • In Keystone XL debate, Obama's warning on oil exports rings only half true

    (Reuters) - President Barack Obama's sharpest criticism yet of Keystone XL this weekend included a controversial contention that the huge pipeline would be used to pump Canadian oil sands crude to global markets, not to U.S. refiners. TransCanada Corp.,...
  • Virus implicated in massive die-off of North American starfish

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Scientists investigating a huge die-off of starfish along North America's Pacific coast have identified a virus they say is responsible for a calamitous wasting disease that has wiped out millions of the creatures since it first...
  • Schools’ preparedness for kids after concussion can vary

    (Reuters Health) – When kids are ready to resume classes after being out for a concussion, schools' preparedness to handle them can vary widely, a new study suggests.   The study, conducted in Ohio, found variations in high school principals'...
  • Australia wants to be source of energy, resource, food security for India

    CANBERRA (Reuters) - Australia wants to be a dependable source of energy, resource and food security for India, Prime Minister Tony Abbott said on Tuesday during a state visit to Canberra by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. "If all goes to plan, next...
  • It's in York's budget: $5,500 for printing and binding free calendars

    York County has budgeted $5,500 for printing and binding 5,000 calendars this year. The calendar pages include art by York County K-12 students, environmental information, water conservation recommendations and meeting dates. The students compete in...
  • Lincoln Park Apartments in Hampton are nearly vacant

    Less than a year after the first moving vans arrived, the city's largest public housing complex is now nearly devoid of life. Lincoln Park Apartments is nearly vacant, save for six families and a few staff members keeping watch over the facility along...
  • Australia and China in joint effort to combat climate change

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - China and Australia on Monday agreed to work jointly to combat climate change by sharing technology aimed at improving the efficiency of coal usage. The two countries will cooperate to deliver practical climate change outcomes...
  • Roy and McGuire: Bethlehem school energy savings good for taxpayers

    The Bethlehem Area School District's climate and sustainability commitment illustrates the district's dedication to promote responsible management of environmental resources. The commitment includes the establishment of a greenhouse gas emissions...
  • The homeless in the Ballona Wetlands should be moved, and given help

    The homeless in the Ballona Wetlands should be moved, and given help
    The Ballona Wetlands Ecological Reserve stretches from Westchester to the marina, 640 acres of precious and precarious wildlife habitat that over the years has survived the dumping of soil from nearby construction, trampling, littering and other...
  • When the president won't listen

    Last month, in a speech at Northwestern University, President Barack Obama declared that the midterm elections were actually a referendum on his policies. "I am not on the ballot ... But make no mistake: (My) policies are on the ballot. Every single one...