OPEC Enters Meeting That Could Set Direction Of Oil PricesOfficials from major oil-producing nations are expected to agree this week to boost output, but just how much they will open the spigot remain a wild card.
Global Warming Cooks Up 'A Different World' Over 3 DecadesEarth is noticeably hotter, the weather stormier and more extreme. Polar regions have lost billions of tons of ice; sea levels have been raised by trillions of gallons of water. Far more wildfires rage.
Bumblebee Blues: Pacific Northwest Pollinator In TroubleHundreds of citizen scientists have begun buzzing through locations across the Pacific Northwest seeking a better understanding about nearly 30 bumblebee species.
McDonald's To Switch To Paper Straws In U.K., IrelandMcDonald's said Friday it will test an alternative to plastic straws in some of its U.S. restaurants later this year.
Many Animals Shifting From Day To Night To Avoid PeopleScientists have long known that human activity disrupts nature. The latest research found that even activities like hiking and camping can drive animals to become more active at night.
'Like Dominoes': Utah Homes Burn As Wildfires Menace U.S. WestA fast-moving brush fire destroyed eight homes in the Utah tourist town of Moab, while more than 3,000 people in Colorado and Wyoming fled multiple wildfires.
Oil-Gas Group: Tougher Drilling Rules Could Cost BillionsAn oil and gas advocacy group warned that Colorado taxpayers could face billions of dollars in compensation claims if voters approve tough new restrictions on where wells can be drilled.
Extreme Fire Danger Forces Another National Forest To CloseExtreme fire danger prompted officials to shut down a sprawling forest that includes some of Colorado's most stunning mountains in a region.
Category 3 Hurricane Bud Heads North Off Mexican CoastNewly formed Hurricane Bud swirled off Mexico's southwestern coast heading for a possible brush with the southern end of the Baja California peninsula by Thursday or Friday.
West Virginia University Researcher To Study Fracking EffectA professor has received a $450,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health to look at how airborne particles that result from hydraulic fracturing affect human health.
Growing Colorado Wildfire Forces More EvacuationsA growing wildfire burning in southwestern Colorado forced more people from their homes Sunday as crews tried to slow the blaze being fed by continued hot, dry and windy conditions.
Police: Witness Saw Gator Drag Woman Into Florida PondAuthorities searched a Florida pond Friday after a witness told police an alligator attacked a woman walking her dogs and dragged her into the water.