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Numbers explain how and why West bakes, burns and dries out

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The American West is baking, burning and drying in intertwined extreme weather. Four sets of numbers explain how bad it is now, while several...

Western wildfires threatening American Indian tribal lands

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BLY, Ore. — Fierce wildfires in the northwest are threatening American Indian tribal lands that already are struggling to conserve water and preserve traditional...

Report: Appalachian states face billions in mining cleanup

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The cleanup and reclaiming of coal mines in seven Appalachian states will cost billions, and Kentucky and West Virginia have the...

EU to unveil tough climate rules, with tax on foreign firms

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BRUSSELS — The European Union on Wednesday is unveiling sweeping new legislation to help meet its pledge to cut emissions of the gases that...

Wildfires in US West threaten parched Native American lands

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BLY, Ore. — Fierce wildfires in the Pacific Northwest are threatening Native American lands where tribes already are struggling to conserve water and preserve...

Senate Democrats’ $3.5T budget deal backs up Biden’s goals

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WASHINGTON — this story is a refire/new doc of last night's story with new material wire embargoed for 6 a.m. EDT Wednesday; lead with...

Wildfires in US West threaten parched Native American lands

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BLY, Ore. — Fierce wildfires in the Pacific Northwest are threatening Native American lands where tribes already are struggling to conserve water and preserve...

Five most likely reasons your check engine light just lit up

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Americans are holding onto their vehicles longer than ever, with the average age of a car in 2020 rising to a record 12.1 years,...

EU unveils tough climate rules, eyes tax on foreign firms

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BRUSSELS — The European Union on Wednesday unveiled sweeping new legislation to help meet its pledge to cut emissions of the gases that cause...

‘Some crumbs’: Critics urge rejection of $641M Flint deal

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DETROIT — A federal judge listened Tuesday to Flint residents who were victims of the city's lead-contaminated water, a step in determining whether she...