Transit-oriented development helps cities ease off the gas

Like a teenager lobbying for the car keys, Phoenix came of age in the era of the automobile. The area's explosive growth in the mid-20th century reflected America's similarly growing love affair with cars.

Telescopes hint at neutrino beacon at the heart of the Milky Way

( —Identifying the sources of high-energy neutrinos—ghostly but potentially information-rich particles believed to be generated by some of the most violent objects in the sky—is near the top of many an astrophysicist's ...

Consumer sentiment brightens holiday spending

Consumer confidence posted its fourth consecutive monthly gain in November, rising to its highest level since July 2007, according to the Thomson Reuters/University of Michigan Surveys of Consumers.

India court slams Delhi's worsening air pollution

India's environment court has slammed the government over the capital's horrendous air pollution, which it said was "getting worse" every day, and ordered a string of measures to bring it down.

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