States have employed a host of energy-saving programs, green-purchase requirements, building efficiency standards and financial incentive arrangements to meet those goals. So how are they doing in meeting targets they have set for themselves?
The sinkhole that swallowed up eight cars at the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, Kent., in February quickly became a favorite exhibit for museum visitors, but that’s not enough to head off a decision to fill in the 60-foot wide, 40-foot-deep orifice in the floor.
The Supreme Court has ruled that Hobby Lobby and other family owned and closely held for-profit companies can opt out of the Affordable Care Act’s provisions for no-cost prescription contraception in most health insurance plans.
As hundreds of protesters loudly demanded higher wages outside McDonald’s headquarters in suburban Chicago, the company’s CEO told an audience inside that the fast-food giant has a heritage of providing opportunities that lead to “real careers.”
Stanford’s trustees say the school will no longer invest in companies that mine coal, joining about a dozen other colleges that have taken the step.
Another cold snap could change things, of course, but it appears that after a long winter the Great Lakes have come close to — but won’t break — their recorded record for ice cover.
Cuban President Raúl Castro says the U.S. and Cuba could have a “civilized relationship.”
A Boeing Co. 747 Dreamlifter cargo jet landed at the wrong airfield in Wichita, Kan., on Wednesday night and is now sitting on a runway that’s far shorter than those typically needed for takeoff.
The woman killed by police Thursday after a wild chase from the White House to the grounds of the U.S. Capitol has been identified by law enforcement authorities to The Associated Press, NPR and other news outlets as 34-year-old Miriam Carey of Stamford, Conn.
The smell of chocolate boosts book sales, according to a study by Belgian researchers published in the Journal of Environmental Psychology