Apr 18, 2015

Obama Plans on Visiting the Everglades on Earth Day

Obama Plans on Visiting the Everglades on Earth Day

President Barack Obama plans to celebrate Earth Day this week with a visit to the Florida Everglades.

Apr 17, 2015
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By Esther Katro

Celebs Going Green

In honor of Earth Week, we've rounded up a few celebrities committed to environm... See Full Gallery

Apr 17, 2015

Global Broiling: 2015 Heat Breaks Records

Global Broiling: 2015 Heat Breaks Records

There's been no break from the globe's record heat — the first three months of 2015 have set new high temperature marks. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said last month's average temperature...

Apr 17, 2015

Beyond Plastic: 3-D Printing Goes Green

Beyond Plastic: 3-D Printing Goes Green

As 3-D printing revolutionizes manufacturing, companies are developing greener ways to 3-D print, creating new technologies to cut back on plastic waste and reduce manufacturers' carbon footprints. Black Eyed...

Apr 17, 2015

5 Years After BP Spill, Gulf Scarred But Resilient

5 Years After BP Spill, Gulf Scarred But Resilient

From above, five years after the BP well explosion, the Gulf of Mexico looks clean, green and whole again, teeming with life — a testament to the resilience of nature. But there's more than surface shimmering...

Apr 15, 2015

Obama's Climate Change Plan Faces High-Profile Test

Obama's Climate Change Plan Faces High-Profile Test

The centerpiece of the Obama administration's effort to tackle climate change is facing a high-profile legal test as a federal appeals court considers a plan that has triggered furious opposition from Republica...

Apr 15, 2015

"Planet Earth" Docu-Series Gets Sequel "Our Planet"

"Planet Earth" Docu-Series Gets Sequel "Our Planet"

The sweeping documentary series "Planet Earth" is getting a sequel.

Apr 14, 2015

Usher, Common to Perform at DC Earth Day Rally

Usher, Common to Perform at DC Earth Day Rally

Usher, Mary J. Blige, No Doubt, Common and Train are scheduled to headline an Earth Day rally and concert on the National Mall, hosted by will.i.am and Soledad O'Brien.

Apr 13, 2015

Fire Crews Staff Up Early in Parched California

Fire Crews Staff Up Early in Parched California

In a reflection of California's bone-dry conditions after four years of drought, fire agencies along the state's central and southern coasts are ramping up staffing levels well before they normally do....

Apr 10, 2015

Throwing Used Hotel Soap Through a Grinder to Save Lives

Throwing Used Hotel Soap Through a Grinder to Save Lives

An organization with facilities in Florida, Las Vegas and Hong Kong is collecting used bars of soap from more than 4,000 hotels, recycling them into fresh soap and delivering the supplies to people in need...

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Bus Carrying UConn Students Catches Fire on Mass. Highway

Bus Carrying UConn Students Catches Fire on Mass. Highway

One of four chartered buses taking UConn students from campus to Boston caught fire on a ramp to the Massachusetts Turnpike in Sturbridge, Massachusetts on Saturday.

New Hartford Brush Fire Spans 10-15 Acres

New Hartford Brush Fire Spans 10-15 Acres

A brush fire broke out in New Hartford Saturday afternoon in Nepaug State Forest.

Forest Fire Danger "Very High" in Connecticut

Forest Fire Danger "Very High" in Connecticut

Open burning is forbidden, even with permits, on Saturday because the forest fire danger is very high in Connecticut and the National Weather Service has issued a red flag warning because of wind and humidity...

Man Stabbed Outside of Music Lady Café

Man Stabbed Outside of Music Lady Café

A 43-year-old Versailles, Connecticut man was stabbed in Plainfield early Saturday morning.

Missing 23-Year-Old Ind. Mother Found Stabbed to Death

Missing 23-Year-Old Ind. Mother Found Stabbed to Death

A 23-year-old mother who went missing with her newborn daughter in early April has been found stabbed to death in a home in Gary, Indiana, police said. The body of Samantha Fleming, of Anderson, Indiana, wrapped...

Route 156 Closed in Old Lyme After Car Strikes Pedestrian

Route 156 Closed in Old Lyme After Car Strikes Pedestrian

Route 156 is closed in Old Lyme at the Pilgrim Landing Road intersection after a pedestrian was struck by a car and LifeStar responded.