Bugs Butchering Nation's ForestsIn a towering forest, it's easy to miss a tree's tiny enemy. No larger than a speck of pepper, the Hemlock woolly adelgid spends its life on the underside of needles, sucking sap and eventually killing the tree.
Arctic Sea Ice Hits Record Monthly Low For 7th Time In 2016Though this is the time the Arctic is supposed to be refreezing, scientists say sea ice there hit record low levels for November.
Residents File Lawsuit Over November Earthquake In OklahomaFive companies are being sued over a magnitude 5.0 earthquake in a central city in Oklahoma.
53-Pound Snapping Turtle Saved From Texas PipeA 53-pound snapping turtle is recovering at a Texas wildlife rehabilitation center after fire-rescue crews saved it from a drainage pipe.
Art Dealer Admits To Trafficking Rhino Horns 1st Bought In TexasThe U.S. Justice Department has announced an Asian art dealer has admitted to charges that he took part in the illegal trafficking of black rhinoceros horns.
After The Turkey & Shopping, Texas Sets New Wind Power RecordThe state of Texas set a new record for wind power generation over the weekend. According to ERCOT, on Sunday afternoon wind farms were providing about 15,000 megawatts of electricity to Texans.
Study Predicts Far More Heat Records In The FutureThe United States is already setting twice as many daily heat records as cold records, but a new study predicts that will get a lot more lopsided as man-made climate change worsens.
North Texas Lawmaker Proposes Ending Vehicle InspectionsA proposal by a Texas lawmaker could mean less money spent by just about every driver in the state. State Senator Don Huffines is pushing to ditch state inspections.
Tesla, SolarCity Shareholders Prepare To Vote On MergerTesla Motors CEO Elon Musk will learn Thursday if shareholders support his plan to merge with SolarCity Corp. after a lengthy debate over the merits of the deal.
Top Texas Official Says Injection Wells Can Cause QuakesA top Texas official says it's "possible" oil and gas wastewater being injected deep underground can cause earthquakes.
50 Horses Rescued From U.S. Army Base Arrive In North TexasThere are an estimated 400 wild horses roaming lands on and around the Fort Polk Army Base in Louisiana. Now one North Texas organization is on a mission to rescue them.
Quake Near Oklahoma Oil Hub Prompts Infrastructure ConcernsAn earthquake centered near one of the world's key oil hubs brought down building facades and shattered windows, triggering fears the temblor may have damaged key infrastructure and rendered century-old buildings unsafe.

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