Gristmill

Politics

Head of American Petroleum Institute doesn’t see a need to regulate carbon anymore

And if you can't trust Jack Gerard on this issue, who can you trust?

Business & Technology

Gas prices are spiking, and it’s not clear why

One possible reason is the reduction of refinery capacity on the East Coast, which is pinching supply.

Food

You have no idea what that fish you’re eating is, so don’t pretend

If asked what you're eating, the safest response is, "fish."

Cities

Transit advocates stop cuts using civil rights legislation

Low-income Americans often rely on public transportation and are disproportionately hurt when service is cut back and fares are raised.

Cities

Laws banning harassment of cyclists spread like a wonderful virus

Ordinances that let bicyclists sue road-enraged drivers are catching on in some California cities and Washington, D.C.

Living

Motor vehicle deaths rose 5 percent in 2012

The figures vary state by state. New York is pretty safe. North Dakota is not.

Politics

In his first major address as secretary of state, Kerry nods at climate change

Consider that box checked.

Politics

While protestors surrounded the White House, Obama was golfing with oil executives

The only message the president heard on Sunday was from people wanting to drill, drill, drill.

Business & Technology

Honda partners with SolarCity to subsidize solar panels for customers

Honda will spend $65 million to install solar systems on the homes of its customers.

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