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  • A physicians' attack on Dr. Oz explodes into a new controversy

    A physicians' attack on Dr. Oz explodes into a new controversy
    Sometimes a cogent attack on a worthy target ends up making the target stronger. That may be happening with last week's letter signed by 10 physicians urging Columbia University to sever its ties with Dr. Mehmet Oz, who has made a fortune promoting...
  • April 20 Letters: First Amendment, curbing violence, marine surveys

    Lift every voice I agreed with everything in your April 12 editorial, "A statute to emulate," concerning Virginia's Statute for Religious Freedom until I got to the self-contradictory sentence: "What we know is that while protecting the free exercise of...
  • New England governor head to Connecticut for energy meeting

    Five of New England's governors are scheduled to meet in Hartford to advance their efforts looking for regional solutions to costly energy and natural gas pipeline bottlenecks. Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy will host the meeting Thursday with...
  • Family travel five: It's time to treasure nature together

    Family travel five: It's time to treasure nature together
    Earth Day provides an annual reminder to treasure our natural resources. Here are five ways to appreciate this beautiful planet. 1. Visit a national park. You may already have a favorite, or perhaps you yearn to visit Yosemite or Glacier. This year, the...
  • 5 years after BP spill, drillers push into riskier depths

    5 years after BP spill, drillers push into riskier depths
    Five years after the nation's worst offshore oil spill, the industry is working on drilling even further into the risky depths beneath the Gulf of Mexico to tap massive deposits once thought unreachable. Opening this new frontier, miles below the bottom...
  • US, Philippines start combat drills amid Chinese reclamation

    More than 11,500 American and Filipino military personnel launched one of their largest annual combat exercises Monday amid growing alarm over massive land reclamation by China in disputed South China Sea territories. Philippine military officials said...
  • 5 years after BP spill: What's changed in offshore drilling

    As oil gushed from BP's ruptured well five years ago and public outrage built by the day, the Obama administration issued a six-month moratorium on drilling in the Gulf of Mexico. When the well was finally capped after nearly three months, political...
  • 20 years after the bombing, how is Oklahoma City different?

    20 years after the bombing, how is Oklahoma City different?
    In April 1995, gas was about $1.25 a gallon, "Seinfeld" was TV's most popular show and the O.J. Simpson murder trial was dominating the national conversation. Also, the hair was bigger. It's that last part that reminded longtime Oklahoma City resident...
  • Science uncovering truths, piecing together puzzle of BP oil spill

    Vernon Asper is a scientist who works in the deep waters of the Gulf of Mexico, looking for oil. It's still out there, five years after the nation's worst oil spill the Deepwater Horizon blowout in April 2010 that killed 11 rig workers and spewed what was...
  • Five years after BP spill, new rules for offshore drilling aim to boost safety

    Five years after BP spill, new rules for offshore drilling aim to boost safety
    There aren't many issues on which government regulators, oil industry experts and environmentalists can all agree, but five years after the BP gulf oil spill, many say offshore drilling operations are safer — although there is debate over whether...
  • Firefighters gain control of 400-acre wildfires on Blue Mountain

    Firefighters gain control of 400-acre wildfires on Blue Mountain
    Wildfires that raged since Saturday along Blue Mountain in Carbon County have been slowed, a state fire official said Sunday night. Mike Kern, fire operations chief for the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources' Bureau of...