Apr 20, 2015

#NoFoodWasted: How to Reduce Food Waste

#NoFoodWasted: How to Reduce Food Waste

Check out some food-saving tips, and share your photos of your own ideas on Instagram.

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... See Full Gallery

Apr 19, 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 18, 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.

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...

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.

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2 Killed in Waterbury Motorcycle Crash

2 Killed in Waterbury Motorcycle Crash

Community members are mourning the loss of a young man and woman who died in a motorcycle crash in Waterbury.

Young Man Pulled From Watertown Pond

Young Man Pulled From Watertown Pond

Emergency crews have pulled a man about 20 years old from the water at Merriman Pond in Watertown, according to the fire chief at the scene.

Man Sexually Assaulted Woman in Parking Garage: Cops

Man Sexually Assaulted Woman in Parking Garage: Cops

Police have arrested a 21-year-old man who they say waited for a woman to get out of her car in a Stamford parking garage, then sexually assaulted her as she tried to get into the elevator.

Sergeant, Dispatcher, State Employee Facing Federal Drug Charges

Sergeant, Dispatcher, State Employee Facing Federal Drug Charges

A Newtown police sergeant, civilian dispatcher and state judicial marshal are among eight people arrested on federal charges for illegally selling steroids and prescription drugs, according to the U.S.

2nd Gunman Named in "Draw Muhammad" Shooting

2nd Gunman Named in "Draw Muhammad" Shooting

One of the gunmen identified as being involved in the shooting at a Prophet Muhammad art contest in Garland, Texas, Sunday night had been on the FBI’s radar since at least 2005.

Newington Mountain Biker Catches Nepal Quake on Camera

Newington Mountain Biker Catches Nepal Quake on Camera

Newington resident Miguel Camelo Rosas had a camera mounted no his handlebars while doing some solo mountain biking in Nepal on April 25, and when he felt a tremor, he started recording.