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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Beautiful Weather to End the Work Week

Beautiful Weather to End the Work Week

Friday is a splendid end to the work week. Not only will the humidity be gone, but lots of sunshine is also expected and it will still be very warm, with temperatures well into the 80s.

Lightning Strike Sparks 3-Alarm Fire at Danbury Condos

Lightning Strike Sparks 3-Alarm Fire at Danbury Condos

A three-alarm fire damaged nine condo units on Candelight Drive in Danbury after lightning struck the complex Thursday evening, according to fire officials at the scene.

Man Accused of Touching Himself at Lake Compounce

Man Accused of Touching Himself at Lake Compounce

Police have arrested a 29-year-old man accused of touching himself at the Lake Compounce water park while thousands of guests, including children, were visiting the park.

Cat Dies in West Haven Fire, Firefighter Suffers Heat Exhaustion

Cat Dies in West Haven Fire, Firefighter Suffers Heat Exhaustion

One cat was killed, another was rescued a firefighter suffered heat exhaustion after flames broke out at a West Haven home Thursday night.

Island Scoured for MH370 Clues After Debris Washes Ashore

Island Scoured for MH370 Clues After Debris Washes Ashore

The discovery of a piece of aircraft wing on an island in the Indian Ocean sparked an air, land and sea search, with investigators hoping to connect the debris to the missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner, NBC News...

Hartford Deputy Fire Chief Suspended Without Pay

Hartford Deputy Fire Chief Suspended Without Pay

Hartford Fire Department Deputy Chief Dan Nolan has been suspended 30 days without pay in connection with his fiery testimony before a panel investigating issues within the department, including the death...