Now endangered: The very act that protects wildlife

The Trump administration recently announced a proposal that would gut the Endangered Species Act. The news follows in the wake of a report from the United Nations earlier this year that more than 1 million plants and animals ...

Banning offshore oil and gas drilling

Last week, New York's Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a bill passed in February that banned oil and gas drilling off New York's coastline. The state's action was in part a response to the Trump Administration's plan to encourage ...

Turbulence injures 30 on flight from Istanbul to New York

Severe turbulence tossed terrified passengers and crew around a Turkish Airlines plane cabin as it passed over Maine on Saturday, with 30 people suffering bumps, bruises, cuts and a broken leg before the flight landed safely ...

EPA chemical review would exclude millions of tons of toxins

Spurred by the chemical industry, President Donald Trump's administration is retreating from a congressionally mandated review of some of the most dangerous chemicals in public use: millions of tons of asbestos, flame retardants ...

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