| Sep 4, 2013
Most days, they are easy to spot. Wearing brightly colored vests, the canvassers stand on Chicago sidewalks, quick to pose a question to passers-by:
Do you have a minute for children in the developing world?
What might not be as easy to see is that...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 9:13 AM
Pictures in the News from around the world....
| Jul 2, 2013
| 2:13 PM
Mount Vernon resident Cary Gray, a waiter at Dick’s Last Resort in the Power Plant, will start out Sunday on a year-long, 22,000-mile unicycle tour that will take him from Baltimore across the United States and down to South America.
| Jul 8, 2013
| 5:08 AM
LAC-MEGANTIC, Quebec (AP) — A Quebec town devastated when a runaway oil tanker train ignited explosions and fires braced Monday for what authorities assured would be a rising death toll as fire crews tried to reach the hardest hit areas more than...
| May 30, 2013
| 6:20 PM
"The East" is a provocative industrial espionage thriller that pits counterculture revolutionaries intent on exposing corporate villainy against the undercover intelligence specialists paid exceedingly well to keep their compromised clientele clean. By...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 12:33 PM
The California Coastal Commission voted Friday to reject the Navy’s plan for increased use of sonar and underwater explosions as part of increased training and testing off the coast. The Navy requested that the commission find the plan consistent...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 8:12 AM
Lucy Lawless has been arrested, tried, sentenced — and still claims victory. You could hardly expect the chakram-wielding veteran of ......
| Jan 18, 2013
| 1:05 AM
A recent study published by a journal called Environmental Management has called for the end of grazing on public lands due to climate change. With funding from the Wyss Foundation, a radical environmentalist, foreign-based organization, researchers...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 11:42 PM
In the midst of Shell Oil’s controversial drill rig mishap and recovery, different groups have expressed concern for the future of offshore drilling, including the U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar.
"It’s troubling that there was...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 10:41 AM
ConocoPhillips Alaska says it will delay its 2014 plans for exploratory drilling in the Arctic Ocean off Alaska's northwest coast.
In a press release, the company announced that it will put its Chukchi Sea drilling plans on hold "because of...
| Apr 14, 2013
| 5:00 AM
After protesting at a nearby coal plant in 2008 and becoming discouraged with his own dependence on unsustainable energy, Charles County Commissioner Ken Robinson decided to build a wind generator on his coastal property and get off the grid. He became...