US officials: Canadian man tried to ship live snakes in mail

Aug 15, 2017

Federal prosecutors in New York say a Canadian man attempted to ship live snakes to China through the mail

How major US stock market indexes fared Monday

Aug 14, 2017

US stocks rallied Monday as technology companies and banks helped indexes regain a lot of the ground they lost last week, although the calm that has defined the market this year wasn't quite restored

EPA moves to rewrite limits for coal power plant wastewater

Aug 14, 2017

The head of the Environmental Protection Agency says he plans to scrap an Obama-era measure limiting water pollution from coal-fired power plants

Authorities search for 4 bodies in California river

Aug 14, 2017

Searchers believe a trail of car parts and a white object submerged in a raging California river may lead them to a second couple missing in a remote national park, officials said Monday

Activists plead not guilty in Trump Tower banner hanging

Aug 14, 2017

Four Greenpeace activists accused of unfurling a banner from Trump Tower in Chicago last month to protest the president's stance on global warming have pleaded not guilty to felony charges

Polish horse auction disappoints after political purge

Aug 14, 2017

A renowned Arabian horse breeding program in Poland has held a disappointing auction, selling fewer horses and raising less money than in the past, after a political purge of its managers by the country's conservative ruling party

People from across Europe protest logging in Polish forest

Aug 13, 2017

Hundreds of people have gathered in an ancient forest in Poland to protest the widespread logging the government has ordered there

Almanac: Plenty of cold, snow for this winter for Northeast

Aug 13, 2017

The Farmer's Almanac is predicting a snowy winter from Maryland to Maine with five coastal storms between December and March to bring winter misery.

Democratic attorneys escalate legal fight against Trump

Aug 13, 2017

An emboldened coalition of Democratic state attorneys general has unleashed a torrent of litigation they argue is necessary to protect public health, the environment and consumers from a Republican White House that too often ignores the law

Lion rescued from Syria zoo gives birth in Jordan reserve

Aug 13, 2017

The odds had been stacked against Hajar, a lion cub born just hours after her mother Dana, rescued from a zoo in war-torn Syrian, was released into a wildlife reserve in Jordan

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