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Navy Approves Plan For Sonar Training Off Hawaii

Posted: 06/27/2008 - The Navy has adopted a new plan for training in Hawaii waters that it says will allow it to accelerate some exercises and hold them more frequently while continuing to limit the effects of its sonar on marine mammals.

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Tony Blair Urges Action On Climate Change

Posted: 06/27/2008 - The world already knows that global warming is a serious problem and the time has come for politicians and experts to come together to map out a practical solution, former British Prime Minister Tony Blair said Friday.

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Greenland Denied Humpback Whaling Permit

Posted: 06/27/2008 - The International Whaling Commission voted down Thursday a request by indigenous Greenland fishermen to kill 10 humpback whales a year.

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Strong 6.1 Earthquake Sways Tonga

Posted: 06/27/2008 - A 6.1-magnitude earthquake struck the South Pacific, but no injuries or damage have been reported.

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New Rules For Teachers After China Earthquake

Posted: 06/27/2008 - China is requiring more ethical responsibility from teachers following the highly publicized case of a high school teacher who fled his classroom during last month's earthquake without making sure his students were safe.

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Friday River Levels

Posted: 06/27/2008 - Here are river levels from Friday morning.

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U.S. Government Decoding DNA of Chocolate

Posted: 06/26/2008 - Government scientists are launching a five-year project Thursday aimed at safeguarding the world's chocolate supply by dissecting the genome of the cocoa bean.

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Big Sur Under Threat As California Fire Edges Closer

Posted: 06/26/2008 - Flames from a huge wildfire burning through a national forest inched toward the scenic tourist town of Big Sur, where firefighters rushed Thursday to protect historic structures and hundreds of homes.

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Muslim Physicist Says Feds Retaliated Against Him

Posted: 06/26/2008 - An Islamic nuclear physicist on Thursday accused the U.S. Department of Energy of revoking his security clearance in retaliation for his criticism of the government's treatment of Muslims.

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Delaware Wind Farm Gets Green Light

Posted: 06/26/2008 - Legislation to allow an offshore wind farm breezed through the Delaware legislature Wednesday and was quickly signed into law.

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Flood Clean-Up Tips

Posted: 06/26/2008 - We have all witnessed the damage from floods, but what if something like the Midwest floods happened here? Here are some tips to help you cope.

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'Green' Casinos Conserve Energy, Profits

Posted: 06/26/2008 - Step inside the newly rebuilt Turtle Creek Casino & Hotel and you'll find the typical blackjack tables, slot machines and loosen-your-belt buffet. But your eyes -- and nose -- may detect unusual features that make the facility more environmentally friendly.

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Beijing: Cars Come Off Roads for Olympics

Posted: 06/26/2008 - An effort to clean Beijing's air ahead of the Olympics by removing cars from its clogged roads began Monday, but there was no immediate difference in the capital.

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New Flood Fears: Seeping Levees, Rain

Posted: 06/26/2008 - Crews laboring to strengthen fortifications along the swollen Mississippi tackled new dirt slides and seepages on a fragile earthen levee Wednesday as forecasters said more heavy rain could cause a second round of big crests.

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