There was no need for President Trump to withdraw the United States from the Paris climate agreement to achieve his goal of overturning the Obama administration’s global warming policy. This had already occurred through court rulings and executive orders, which effectively halted higher vehicle fuel economy standards (up to 54.5 miles per gallon) and ended the Clean Power Plan program, which pushed electric utilities to shift away from coal.
Cuarenta años después de que se abrieran las puertas de una lejana galaxia que revolucionó el cine, la saga "Star Wars" afronta su espléndido futuro encumbrada como un descomunal fenómeno de fans y como una extraordinaria e imparable máquina de hacer dinero.
Navigating the cultural divide in a country once off limits for American visitors can be tricky, but with travel restrictions lowered thanks to President Obama's changes and a bit of preparation Americans can now enjoy the capital city's wide variety of cultural delights like a native.
Extreme temperatures and getting lost are the two greatest dangers facing thousands of people who each year try to cross into the US illegally over its southern border on long treks led - part of the way, at least - by people-traffickers known as "coyotes."
Climate change is making floods more common and as the New Jersey resort braces for the next Sandy, the well-heeled Florida city is throwing money at the problem, reported The Guardian.
By all means, let’s have a carbon tax. It’s the best way to deal with global climate change. It would require Republicans and Democrats to compromise -- a good thing -- and would provide revenues for a government that desperately needs more revenue. Fine. But let’s not pretend that a carbon tax is a panacea for either climate change or too much debt.
Wind power accounts for about five percent of all electricity generation in the nation, but a new project aims to change that. A $300 million installation off the coast of Block Island, Rhode Island, takes the renewable energy technology out to sea.
While one side experiences a rapid makeover, the other is still dodging bullets in a notorious drug market.
Chicago -- Viewed in a certain context, the disruptions that 4-year-old
Emily Ruiz suffered when she was unwittingly caught up in an immigration
debacle were tame compared to the treatment of many other families with mixed