The president has proposed adding more than 2,700 square miles to a marine sanctuary off the coast of Northern California. Otters rejoice.
This is a win for the EPA and climate action. But the fight's not over yet -- the case could get kicked up to the Supreme Court.
After all, the record boom in domestic oil and gas extraction is clearly not boomy enough.
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.