Groups sue over decision to lift US ban on elephant trophies

Mar 20, 2018

A coalition of environmental and animal-welfare groups is challenging the Trump administration's decision to allow the importation of the heads, hides and tusks of African elephants as hunting trophies

On the menu for McDonald's: Cut greenhouse gas emissions

Mar 20, 2018

McDonald's is trying to cut greenhouse gases, and changing the way the beef in Big Macs and Quarter Pounders is produced

Bud the elephant dies of respiratory infection

Mar 20, 2018

Bud the elephant has died of a respiratory infection

EPA pledges new plan on contaminant from non-stick coatings

Mar 19, 2018

Federal environmental regulators say they will consult states on how best to manage contamination from a long-used kind of non-stick coating

NC may test food near Chemours plant for industrial chemical

Mar 19, 2018

North Carolina official may ramp up tests to measure how much of a little-studied industrial compound has gotten into food near a chemical plant that's been producing it and similar riskier products for decades

Father of boy with Down syndrome suing Boy Scouts

Mar 19, 2018

The father of a boy who has Down syndrome is suing the Boys Scouts of America for blocking his son from becoming an Eagle scout and revoking his merit badges

3.0-magnitude earthquake rattles parts of central Oklahoma

Mar 18, 2018

A 3.0-magnitude earthquake has shaken parts of central Oklahoma

New Mexico nuke repository studied for plutonium storage

Mar 17, 2018

The U.S. Department of Energy has commissioned a national group of scientists to study the viability of diluting surplus weapons-grade plutonium and storing it permanently at the federal government's underground repository in southern New Mexico

The Latest: Search halted for man missing after plant blast

Mar 17, 2018

The search for a worker still missing and presumed dead after an explosion at a North Texas chemical plant has been halted for the night

Correction: Trump-Trophy Hunting story

Mar 16, 2018

Correction: Trump-Trophy Hunting story

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