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A year later, BP spill damage lingers

A year later, BP spill damage lingers

The worst maritime oil spill in history began nearly a year ago with a drop in pressure in a poorly drilled well deep in the Gulf of Mexico. It hasn’t…

Food price surge fuels biofuel critics

Food price surge fuels biofuel critics

A surge in global food prices has prompted fresh criticism of US subsidies for ethanol, which diverts massive amounts of corn from global food supplies for energy. Producers of ethanol…

House votes to overturn net neutrality

House votes to overturn net neutrality

The House of Representatives voted on Friday to overturn “net neutrality” rules aimed at ensuring an open Internet, setting the stage for a clash with the Senate and President Barack…

Obama no longer agent of change

Obama no longer agent of change

President Barack Obama, once a fresh faced prophet of hope, now a graying incumbent and the face of America’s painful status quo, is expected to launch his bid for a…

Discrimination against Muslims rampant in U.S.

Discrimination against Muslims rampant in U.S.

Muslims in the United States face ongoing discrimination and violence in actions that threaten basic freedoms in the nation, a US Senate hearing was told Tuesday. The hearing was called…

Wind, solar energy becoming cost-effective

Wind, solar energy becoming cost-effective

Clean sources of energy such as wind and solar will be no more expensive than oil and gas projects by the end of the decade, US Energy Secretary Steven Chu…

‘Transparent’ Obama declares war on leakers

‘Transparent’ Obama declares war on leakers

Elected on a promise of a more transparent government, President Barack Obama has taken “unprecedented” aim at leakers who divulge classified information to journalists, critics say. “We’ve seen the current…

Clinton: Kadhafi insiders looking for exit options

Clinton: Kadhafi insiders looking for exit options

Libyan leader Moamer Kadhafi’s associates have been reaching out to their contacts worldwide to see how they can “get out of this,” US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton told ABC…

Radiation fears prompt US ban of some Japanese food imports

Radiation fears prompt US ban of some Japanese food imports

The United States has announced it was barring some food imports from Japan due to fears of radiation and nuclear contamination in the wake of an earthquake and tsunami disaster.…

Coalition claims success in Libya

Coalition claims success in Libya

Coalition strikes have succeeded in crippling the air defenses of Moamer Kadhafi‘s Libyan regime and a no-fly zone is effectively in place over the country, the US military said Sunday.…