Tornadoes tore through the Midwest, killing 12 people.

North Korea will stop testing nuclear weapons in exchange for food aid.

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The Sierra Club’s ripping it up. One of two Chicago coal-fired power plants that are now slated to close marks “the 100th coal plant retirement announced since January 2010.” That’s about four every month!

Shell filed a suit against environmental groups who might object to its offshore oil drilling in Alaska before they even had a chance to object to its offshore oil drilling in Alaska.

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$5 per gallon gasoline: It’s not totally out of the question.