Environment
  • People across the Southwest got an early morning show in the sky Thursday, courtesy of a trio of unarmed missiles fired from New Mexico, one of which left a brilliant contrail that changed colors as it was illuminated by the rising sun.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 07, 2012, 9:30 AM EST
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  • The United States and New Zealand have spent two years trying to agree on an Alaska-sized marine sanctuary where fishing would be banned and scientists could study climate change.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 07, 2012, 8:30 AM EST
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  • The eruption of the long-simmering Volcan del Fuego terrified nearby villagers but it has become a major draw for visitors in the nearby colonial city of Antigua.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 07, 2012, 8:30 AM EST
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  • A long-simmering volcano exploded into a series of powerful eruptions outside one of Guatemala's most famous tourist attractions on Thursday.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 07, 2012, 7:01 AM EST
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  • Late summer is typically the sunniest, driest part of the year in Washington and Oregon, while the Southwest monsoon season stretches into September.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 07, 2012, 5:30 AM EST
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  • A team of scientists says it has identified a new species of monkey in central Africa that had been known to the locals simply as lesula

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 07, 2012, 5:00 AM EST
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  • The City Council approved a plan Wednesday to add fluoride to Portland's water, meaning Oregon's biggest city is no longer the largest holdout in the U.S.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 07, 2012, 3:00 AM EST
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