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A brand-new hedge fund wants ExxonMobil to take climate change more seriously. And despite Exxon’s intense opposition, it managed to fill at least two seats on the oil giant’s board of directors.
Some prominent Republicans have blamed wind and solar power for the blackouts in the storm-stricken state. But the truth is that every source of generation fell short.
The 22-year-old composed a poem that acknowledges the recent insurrection attempt, but turns toward hope. America “isn’t broken but simply unfinished,” she said.
At one point on Monday morning, West Texas Intermediate hit $10.34 a barrel — the lowest price in 34 years. At the start of 2020, that same barrel cost around $60.
Some helicopter trips — like personal or private helicopter rides — are more likely than others to end in a fatal accident. A crash killed the former NBA star and eight other people on Sunday.
Many new cars have optional features that can help prevent accidents. But those same features also make repairs more expensive. The result? Premiums can go up for cars that are less likely to crash.
The U.S. auto industry opposes President Trump’s threatened tariffs on goods imported from Mexico. It says the taxes would increase the cost of vehicles and play havoc with supply chains.
Walmart, GM, Google, Johnson & Johnson and other corporations are forming a trade organization to promote the interests of renewable energy buyers.
Gasoline prices have been dropping steadily for months; they’re averaging right around $2.25 per gallon nationally. Enjoy, but don’t get used to them, analysts say.
Every year, Reporters Without Borders investigates how many journalists were killed, imprisoned or held hostage. In 2018, the group saw an increase in every category.
Marshall directed Big and A League of Their Own, among other films.
Jim McGrath, spokesman for the Bush family, tweeted out a photo on Sunday night showing the service dog Sully lying before the former president’s flag-draped coffin.
Seattle-based researchers examined the disappearances and murders of Native American women in 71 U.S. cities. They found information on 506 documented cases — and huge, troubling gaps in the data.
Defense Distributed can’t publish its DIY gun designs online until a court case between the states and the federal government is resolved. But the designs are already circulating.
Vice President Pence said in a speech Thursday that the Space Force, which would be the military’s sixth branch, will “prepare for the next battlefield” and “a new generation of threats.”
Earlier this week, the Trump administration threatened to increase tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese imports to 25 percent from 10 percent. China quickly vowed to take countermeasures.
The late scientist’s voice will be “beamed toward the nearest black hole,” his daughter tells the British press. Hawking is being interred at Westminster Abbey on Friday.
Cotton was the education director of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference and worked alongside Martin Luther King Jr. She focused on empowering ordinary people to exercise their rights.
Trichlorofluoromethane, or CFC-11, hurts the ozone layer and was supposed to have been phased out of production by 2010. Supposedly. But NOAA scientists say CFC-11 emissions began to rise after 2012.
Tiangong-1, an abandoned Chinese orbiting lab, will re-enter the atmosphere soon. The European Space Agency predicts sometime Sunday evening, but says it can’t predict location.
As Pence heads to South Korea to represent the U.S. at the Winter Olympics, he plans to counter North Korea’s media messaging and push allies to maintain pressure on the nation.
The monthly report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows continued growth in jobs, with the unemployment rate holding steady at 4.1 percent. Wages rose at their highest rate since June 2009.
2018 is off to a frigid start. From Texas to the mid-Atlantic to the Ohio Valley, temperatures are significantly colder than average, with sometimes fatal consequences.