| Mar 19, 2012
| 3:42 AM
SAN JUAN, P.R. -- Mitt Romney heads in to Illinois's presidential primary this week with a handy win in Puerto Rico, pocketing the territory's 20 GOP delegates in a bruising race that has become a numbers game for the Republican nomination.
| Mar 18, 2012
| 10:36 PM
Mitt Romney heads in to Illinois's presidential primary this week with a handy win in Puerto Rico, pocketing the territory's 20 GOPdelegates in a bruising race that has become a numbers game for the Republican nomination.
With about 73% of total...
| Apr 23, 2012
| 8:55 AM
The Obama administration's move to open the mid- and South Atlantic coasts to offshore oil and gas exploration is scheduled to get a public airing in Annapolis on Wednesday.
The Annapolis session is one of a series being held from Florida to New Jersey...
| May 16, 2012
| 6:15 AM
The 3,000-mile water and land trail network created to relive the Chesapeake Bay's 17th century exploration by English colonists is about to grow still larger.
Interior Secretary Ken Salazar and National Park Service Director Jon Jarvis are slated to...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 2:18 PM
SAN DIEGO -- Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar is scheduled to host a town hall-style event on travel and tourism at the San Diego Zoo Wednesday to highlight California as a top tourist destination for outdoor recreation in the West.
The 3:30 p.m....
| Nov 7, 2011
Facing a deadline to stop dumping toxic coal ash into Lake Michigan, owners of the last coal-powered steamship on the Great Lakes are pushing for it to join Mount Vernon, Lincoln's Tomb and Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthplace as a protected national...
| Jun 8, 2012
| 7:12 AM
The embattled Eisenhower Memorial in Washington has drawn the interest of Interior Secretary Ken Salazar, who will be reviewing the designs by architect Frank Gehry. The request could result in yet another delay for the project, which has already been...
| Jun 13, 2012
| 11:59 AM
In what is considered "great news" for ranch and land owners in West Texas and New Mexico, The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has decided not to list the Dunes Sagebrush Lizard as “Endangered” under the Endangered Species Act.
| Jun 18, 2012
| 8:00 AM
The9/11 Memorial and Museum is facing more funding questions as the governors of New York and New Jersey have called on the federal government to step in and contribute more to the management of the site.
The two governers have sent a letter to...
| Jul 5, 2012
| 4:12 PM
The body of Mount Rainier climbing ranger Nick Hall was recovered from the mountain Thursday, 14 days after he died while on a mission to rescue climbers who had fallen into a crevasse.
A team of five Mount Rainier climbing rangers and a search dog...
| Jul 2, 2012
| 2:12 PM
I don't know which is more upsetting at the moment: The fact that I live in the area of Baltimore reportedly hit hardest by the storm and still don't have power, or the self-serving tweets from @MyBGE telling me how much it "understands" my "frustration."...