Environment

St. Paul raccoon set free after scaling 25-story tower

Jun 13, 2018

A raccoon that became an internet sensation by climbing a 25-story office tower in downtown St. Paul has been released

Antarctica's ice sheet is melting 3 times faster than before

Jun 13, 2018

Scientists are worried because they see the ice at the bottom of the globe disappearing at an ever faster rate

New Yellowstone boss named following predecessor's ouster

Jun 13, 2018

A new superintendent has been named for Yellowstone National Park after his predecessor said he was being forced out by the Trump administration

Divers to assess tanker sunk by German U-Boat off New York

Jun 13, 2018

A deep dive operation will be conducted to determine whether oil is leaking from a British tanker sunk by a German U-boat off Long Island during World War II

North Dakota OKs refinery construction near national park

Jun 13, 2018

North Dakota's Health Department has issued a permit allowing construction of an oil refinery about three miles from Theodore Roosevelt National Park

Volkswagen to pay Vermont $6.5 million in emissions lawsuit

Jun 13, 2018

The state of Vermont and people who bought certain Volkswagen diesel models that were rigged to cheat on emissions tests will be getting a total of $6.5 million from the automaker

Senate panel OKs farm bill, but House wants work provisions

Jun 13, 2018

A Senate panel has approved a modest, bipartisan rewrite of federal farm and nutrition programs, sidestepping a fight for now but setting up a clash with House Republicans intent on beefing up work requirements for food stamps

Marking Tabasco's 150th birthday with a tour of Avery Island

Jun 13, 2018

Tabasco, one of the world's most famous condiments, is celebrating its 150th birthday, and you can visit the place where it was invented and where it's still made

The Latest: St. Paul raccoon safely trapped on tower roof

Jun 13, 2018

A raccoon that became an internet sensation by climbing a 25-story office tower in downtown St. Paul, Minnesota, has been safely trapped and will be released

Abandoned baby moose, 'begging for attention,' befriends dog

Jun 12, 2018

A dog and a young moose have forged an unlikely friendship in Maine

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