Environment
  • BP and the Coast Guard both say no oil has been seen leaking since BP capped equipment that was put in place to contain the Gulf of Mexico oil spill.

  • U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement will return to the Mexican government more than 4,000 archaeological pieces seized at several locations across the United States by customs agents and investigators.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 11, 2012, 4:00 AM EST
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  • The Smithsonian is launching a new initiative to study coastal waters and create the first global network monitoring climate change and human impacts on ocean life with a $10 million gift.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 11, 2012, 4:00 AM EST
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  •  Hurricane Sandy blasted across eastern Cuba on Thursday as a potent Category 2 storm and headed for the Bahamas after causing at least two deaths in the Caribbean.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 11, 2012, 4:00 AM EST
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  • A shark that bit and killed a surfer off of California's central coast probably was a great white and may have mistaken the boarder for prey, experts said on Wednesday.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 11, 2012, 3:00 AM EST
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  • Federal regulators say a pilot study of cancer risks posed to residents near seven nuclear power sites in the United States will update 22-year-old data.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 11, 2012, 3:00 AM EST
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  • Four top Italian disaster experts quit their posts,  saying the manslaughter convictions of former colleagues for failing to adequately warn of a deadly 2009 earthquake means they can't effectively perform their duties.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 11, 2012, 12:00 AM EST
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