• The manslaughter charges brought against two relatively low-ranking BP rig workers in the deadly Gulf of Mexico disaster may be as far as federal prosecutors are willing to go.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 13, 2012, 4:30 AM EST
  • Towns along the Jersey shore that made use of federal money to build up beaches came through Superstorm Sandy with far less damage than those that didn't.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 13, 2012, 3:00 AM EST
  • More than 130 scientists from Iowa colleges and universities say this year's drought is consistent with a warmer climate predicted as part of global climate change.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 13, 2012, 2:30 AM EST