Factual inaccuracies -- like claims that there's no evidence for human-caused climate change -- don't belong on the letters-to-the-editor page, the Times says.
Russian prosecutors are gung-ho to punish a group of Greenpeace activists under the country's anti-piracy laws.
California utilities are refusing to allow customers to install battery-equipped photovoltaic systems. They say it's to cut back on fraud, but customers and analysts suspect otherwise.
The government has over-promoted sugar production. So now it's buying up useless harvests and selling them at losses to biofuel makers.
As more than 100 people have been sickened by antibiotic-proof salmonella, 30 federal food-safety workers are ordered back on the job.
America's Antarctic researchers could be forced to stay home this year because of the federal government shutdown. And they aren't the only scientists affected.
In the Arkansas town where an Exxon pipeline burst earlier this year, the oil giant is now buying up homes and razing them.
A global giant in the niche world of wind turbine blade manufacturing expects to employ 1,200 at its American factories next year. That's up from a workforce of 350 in April.
Obama's climate czar is leaving the White House. Heather Zichal's announcement comes just months after she finished crafting the president's new climate plan.