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A new report shows the EPA has collected 60 percent less in civil penalties from polluters compared with recent administrations.
Aug. 10, 2017
The penalty would be a jail sentence of 3 months and/or a fine of 3,000 rupees. But it's unclear how the newly passed law will be enforced.
Aug. 10, 2017
Crossings into Quebec have spiked, as Haitians who fled after the 2010 quake face an uncertain legal future in America. Soldiers are building a shelter to house up to 500 people awaiting processing.
Aug. 10, 2017
A decade after the death of her husband, Fumiko Chino is studying the strain that uncovered medical costs puts on cancer patients, even those who have insurance.
Aug. 10, 2017
Last season, Colin Kaepernick said he was protesting treatment of African-Americans. His supporters now say league owners are freezing him out.
Aug. 10, 2017
The first hurricane of the 2017 Atlantic season made landfall in eastern Mexico and should break up by late Thursday or Friday. But its rains could cause intense flooding.
Aug. 10, 2017
Some local and state officials in South Florida are calling for more regulation of addiction recovery residences to help combat insurance scams.
Aug. 10, 2017
To make kubeh soup, braised beef is stuffed into semolina and ground bulgur dumplings. Brought to Israel by immigrants, this time-consuming dish has become one of the nation's culinary treasures.
Aug. 10, 2017
Carhenge in Alliance, Neb., will be prime viewing for this month's total solar eclipse. The town is preparing for thousands of visitors.
Aug. 10, 2017
Dean says he sees echoes of the Watergate scandal in the Trump administration: "We wrote what you shouldn't do. We wrote the book on it. And Trump doesn't even seem to know what happened."
Aug. 10, 2017
It's unclear if the Consumer Product Safety Commission will finally pass a rule requiring all new saws to have an active injury prevention monitoring system built into them.
Aug. 10, 2017
Congress is gone. The president is on holiday. Justice Department special counsel Robert Mueller, however, is forging ahead. What comes next?
Aug. 10, 2017
The GOP primary to replace Jason Chaffetz in Utah's 3rd Congressional District includes a candidate embracing many of Trump's positions and another who didn't vote for the president last year.
Aug. 10, 2017
The State Department says several U.S. State Department officials in Cuba have developed strange medical symptoms. Reports suggest they may have been caused by a covert sonic weapon.
Aug. 9, 2017
The storm is expected to make landfall north of Veracruz, where it could dump as much as 15 inches of rain, causing "life-threatening flash floods and mudslides."
Aug. 9, 2017
Pyongyang said once finished, it will wait for a green light from leader Kim Jong Un. Meanwhile, North Korea's military called President Trump's latest threats "a load of nonsense."
Aug. 9, 2017
These two older drugs, nitroprusside and isoproterenol, are frequently used in emergency and intensive care situations and have no direct alternatives, say cardiologists.
Aug. 9, 2017
Millions of eggs have been recalled in European countries afraid they've been contaminated with insecticide. Who is to blame, though? That question is now a matter of international discord.
Aug. 9, 2017
Paul McCracken says the city he worked for raised the requirements for fitness and swimming tests as part of an effort to force out older lifeguards.
Aug. 9, 2017
When it comes to pollutant levels, researchers now say where your tuna was caught can make a huge difference. But tracking your yellowfin to the spot it was caught may be tricky.
Aug. 9, 2017

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