Apr 6, 2013

Japan's Fukushima Nuclear Plant Leaking Radioactive Water

Japan's Fukushima Nuclear Plant Leaking Radioactive Water

A storage tank at Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant has possibly leaked up to 120 tons of radioactive water, according to Reuters.

Apr 5, 2013

Sea Lion Pup Strandings to Be Investigated

Sea Lion Pup Strandings to Be Investigated

With nearly 1,100 sea lions found ill and stranded on Southern California beaches this year, rehabilitation facilities are full and newly sick marine mammals must be treated on the sand, a federal scientist said...

Mar 8, 2013

Chinese Businessman Offers Environmental Official $32,000 to Swim in Polluted River

Chinese Businessman Offers Environmental Official $32,000 to Swim in Polluted River

Entrepreneur Jin Zengmin wants to bring attention to environmental concerns in China's eastern province.

Mar 8, 2013

NYC Mayor Wants to Ban Styrofoam

NYC Mayor Wants to Ban Styrofoam

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is set to propose a ban on Styrofoam, the substance commonly used for take-out food containers that is nearly impossible to recycle. The mayor — who has already...

Mar 8, 2013

Hockey's Next Threat: Climate Change

Hockey's Next Threat: Climate Change

The first puck of the 2013 NHL season finally drops Saturday after a 113-day labor dispute wiped out 510 games -- nearly half the entire season. But now that labor peace has been restored, something a...

Apr 26, 2012

UConn Gets New Fuel Cell

UConn Gets New Fuel Cell

The new fuel cell unit will cut the university's carbon output equivalent to removing 110 cars from the road each year.

Apr 18, 2012

Poll: Most in U.S. Tie Extreme Weather to Global Warming

Poll: Most in U.S. Tie Extreme Weather to Global Warming

Although most Americans once regarded climate change as "an issue about polar bears or maybe Bangladesh," a new survey suggests that attitudes are evolving, The New York Times reported.

Apr 17, 2012

Despite The Odds, Some Himalayan Glaciers Gaining Mass

Despite The Odds, Some Himalayan Glaciers Gaining Mass

Bucking the global trend of glacial decline, some glaciers in the Himalayas mountain range have gained a small amount of mass between 1999 and 2008, according to new research.

Apr 17, 2012

56 U.S. Coral Species Face Extinction

56 U.S. Coral Species Face Extinction

More than half of 82 species of coral being reviewed for inclusion under the Endangered Species Act "more likely than not" would go extinct by 2100 if climate policies and technologies aren't...

Apr 16, 2012

Gene Tweaking Could Revive Long-Gone Chestnut Tree

Gene Tweaking Could Revive Long-Gone Chestnut Tree

The American chestnut could get a new lease on life a century after a fungus killed it off, now that scientists have developed a genetically hardier version of the iconic tree.

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Cops: Son Said "I Killed Her. I Stabbed Her."

Cops: Son Said "I Killed Her. I Stabbed Her."

A 22-year-old Orange, Connecticut, man admitted to police that he killed his own mother on Thursday afternoon, according to the incident report from police.

Resident Injured During New Haven Home Invasion

Resident Injured During New Haven Home Invasion

New Haven police are searching for three intruders who committed a home invasion on Friday morning and pistol-whipped a resident.

Man Pushed Girlfriend Onto Train Tracks: Police

Man Pushed Girlfriend Onto Train Tracks: Police

Waterbury police have arrested a Naugatuck man who is accused of pushing his girlfriend onto train tracks in Waterbury on Thursday.

Man Stole $57,000 in Heirloom Silver: Cops

Man Stole $57,000 in Heirloom Silver: Cops

Glastonbury police have arrested a local man accused of stealing and pawning more than $57,000 worth of his landlord’s family heirlooms.

2 Children Killed After Carjackers Run Down Crowd at Fruit Stand

2 Children Killed After Carjackers Run Down Crowd at Fruit Stand

Two children are dead and three other people are in critical condition after carjackers ran down a group of people in North Philadelphia, police say.

Madonna Badger Marries College Friend

Madonna Badger Marries College Friend

Madonna Badger celebrated a moment of joy earlier this week when she and a college friend got married in New York. William Duke has been one of the many people to stand by Badger and help her over the two and a...