But from sea to shining sea, we still love to sprawl.
You could go to the actual Dead Sea, too, but that's drying up anyway.
The closure of the Big Sandy coal plant in Kentucky is Big News -- but not, it seems, to The New York Times.
The lure of jobs overcomes the deterrent of boredom.
Insurance costs for disasters hit a three-year low worldwide. Meanwhile, Republicans in Congress are trying to shortchange Sandy victims.
How the former governor got that gig and what it tells us about his next chapter.
Hunting leaks is a great game, albeit deadly and gross.
In the trees, the streets, and the courts, protesters vow to keep fighting against TransCanada's tar-sands pipeline.
A big snowstorm in the Midwest will help alleviate drought, but the country still needs a lot more precipitation.