Deaths involving motor vehicles fell 1.9 percent in 2011, the lowest level since 1949. The bad news is that drivers are killing the rest of us.
Seeking to drill in a disputed region controlled by Kurds, one battle has already erupted over fuel.
Burning all that additional coal will add some 3.4 billion tons of additional carbon dioxide to the atmosphere every year.
No! At least, probably not. And it depends on what you mean by "white Christmas."
Research suggests that congenital cataracts are 51 percent more likely if a baby gestates during extreme heat.
The FDA has been protecting big agriculture's trade secrets and ignoring the public's right to know.
After languishing underused for more than 25 years, dozens of plazas in downtown San Francisco are finally becoming more accessible to the public.
The massacre in Newtown, Conn., has revived the national debate over gun control. But the real bloodbath happens every day in our cities.
Yet 2012 is on track to be only the eighth warmest year ever. We can do better!
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