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  • 4 Kansas laboratories work on ending famine

    MANHATTAN, Kan. Can a wasp feed the world? It can help. If its larvae are nurtured near millet fields where a devastating moth steals harvests from the field, they can grow to become predators that destroy the pests and save a crop. And that might put...
  • Obama veto pen could soon get a workout

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama might want to find some veto pens. A lot of them. After setting a modern record for fewest vetoes thanks to a Democratic Senate just two early on in his presidency Republicans could soon be sending him reams of...
  • State would lease $2.8 million farm for $1 a year

    State would lease $2.8 million farm for $1 a year
    The O'Malley administration has struck a deal to buy a Kent County farm for $2.8 million and then lease it for $1 a year to a company controlled by an organic farmer and Democratic campaign donor. The proposal has drawn criticism from businesses that...
  • Bill to approve Keystone pipeline clears hurdle in U.S. Senate

    Bill to approve Keystone pipeline clears hurdle in U.S. Senate
    Legislation to approve the controversial Keystone XL oil pipeline began racing through the U.S. Congress on Wednesday as Democrats and Republicans appeared to be coming together in a challenge of President Barack Obama's oversight of the project. In a...
  • U.S.-China climate change deal already facing challenges

    U.S.-China climate change deal already facing challenges
    A landmark agreement on climate change between the U.S. and China, the world's top two polluting nations, faced immediate challenges from experts who warned that it would require an overhaul of China's economy and from Republicans in Congress who vowed to...
  • Del. Frank Conaway Jr. resigns from City Hall job amid investigation

    Del. Frank Conaway Jr. resigns from City Hall job amid investigation
    State Del. Frank M. Conaway Jr. resigned from his job in the City Hall mail room Wednesday amid allegations that he misused city resources by posting a series of rambling videos online in which he referred to himself as "meta," discussed Sasquatch and...
  • Group sues to block fracking rules from being published

    Group sues to block fracking rules from being published
    A group of residents from southern Illinois is suing the governor and the director of the Illinois Department of Natural Resources in an attempt to block the publication of rules governing horizontal hydraulic fracturing. The lawsuit, filed Monday in...
  • Activist groups sue over border pipeline

    MINNEAPOLIS Tribal and environmental groups have sued the U.S. State Department for approving a temporary plan by a Canadian pipeline company to increase the flow of heavy crude oil from Alberta into Minnesota before a federal environmental study is...
  • US-China climate deal is either a good start or a 'non-binding charade'

    WASHINGTON As environmentalists and the White House celebrated a major agreement with China over combating climate change, Republicans on Capitol Hill immediately began attacking it, and even the president's allies said more needed to be done. A key...
  • Grasping diversity in domestic violence: My Word

    Domestic violence is not and has never been a "one-size-fits-all" social issue. The impact of violence touches the wealthy and the poor, the old and the young, and everyone in between. In the 34 years that Harbor House has been helping survivors of...
  • Electric utilities on right track with clean nuclear energy

    Despite its doubters and opponents, nuclear power is here to stay. In the next decade, at least two new nuclear plants will begin operating in Florida. And the use of nuclear power will increase nationally and worldwide. The recent performance of U.S....