2016 repeat? Progressives resist quickly unifying with Biden

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bernie Sanders' exit from the presidential race is leaving progressives with a difficult choice: Side with centrist Joe Biden or keep up the fight and potentially lose the White Hou...

Biden vs. Trump: General election battle is now set

The stage is set for November. Barring unforeseen disaster, Joe Biden will represent the Democratic Party against President Donald Trump this fall, the former vice president's place ...

Biden vs. Trump: General election battle is now set

The stage is set for November. Barring unforeseen disaster, Joe Biden will represent the Democratic Party against President Donald Trump this fall, the former vice president's place ...

Burton to donate 500,000 coronavirus masks across East Coast

The Burton snowboard company is donating 500,000 respirator masks to hospitals across the Northeast, harnessing the company's worldwide footprint to help put a dent in the country's lagging stockpile ...

Report: Outbreak triggers drop in climate-changing emissions

WASHINGTON (AP) — Despite mocking the idea of climate change, President Donald Trump will preside over one of the country’s sharpest drops in climate-damaging emissions on record, as the economic para...

Work starts in Montana on disputed Canada-US oil pipeline

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A Canadian company said Monday that it's started construction on the long-stalled Keystone XL oil sands pipeline across the U.S.-Canada border, despite calls from tribal leaders...

Work starts in Montana on disputed Canada-US oil pipeline

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A Canadian company said Monday that it's started construction on the long-stalled Keystone XL oil sands pipeline across the U.S.-Canada border despite calls from tribal leaders ...

Scholars warn of more extreme weather in Taiwan

Taiwan could see more storms in summer and less rain in spring due to more frequent climate abnormalities known as the Indian Ocean Dipole (IOD), local scholars said earlier this week, urging the gove...

Global diplomacy under the gun in the time of coronavirus

WASHINGTON (AP) — Entire countries are on lockdown, state visits canceled, travel curtailed, key meetings postponed or moved online. The coronavirus pandemic has dramatically altere...

UN climate summit postponed until 2021 because of COVID-19

LONDON (AP) — The United Nations’ global climate summit is being postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic, host country Britain said Wednesday, The U.K. government said the meet...

TC Energy going ahead with Keystone XL pipeline

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — TC Energy Corp. gave the go ahead for construction of its $8 billion Keystone XL Pipeline project on Tuesday, with assistance from the Alberta government. The...

Administration to release final rule on mileage rollback

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is poised to roll back ambitious Obama-era vehicle mileage standards and raise the ceiling on damaging fossil fuel emissions for years to come, gutting one of ...

Business Highlights

___ Macy's to furlough majority of its 125,000 workers NEW YORK (AP) — Macy's says it will temporarily stop paying tens of thousands of employees who were thrown ou...

New Trump mileage standards to gut Obama climate effort

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is expected to relax ambitious Obama-era vehicle mileage standards and raise the ceiling on damaging fossil fuel emissions for years to come, gutting one of th...

Whales face more fatal ship collisions as waters warm

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Climate change is imperiling the world's largest animals by increasing the likelihood of fatal collisions between whales and big ships that ply the same waters. ...