EPA: Largest Coal-Fired Plant In West U.S. On Track To Close
July 28, 2014
The final rule comes five years after the EPA gave notice that it was considering pollution controls for the plant.
UN Chief Reinforces Call For Gaza-Israel Cease-Fire
The council called on the parties "to engage in efforts to achieve a durable and fully respected cease-fire, based on the Egyptian initiative."
Report Says Surveillance Is Hampering Journalists
The groups are calling on the administration to be more upfront about the data it is collecting and how the information is used, and to increase protections for journalists and whistleblowers.
Female Oppression Crippling Parts Of Africa
"The most successful countries are the ones who treat their women well," Obama said. "If you are not empowering your women you are crippling your country."
Coal-Exporting Town Fights Rising Seas, Global Warming
As the U.S. weans itself off the dirty fuels blamed for global warming at home, it has sent more dirty fuels than ever abroad to meet a growing demand.
Hamas Leader Meshaal Demands End To Occupation
Khaled Meshaal said in an interview broadcast Monday that he believes the world hasn't taken an even-handed view of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Heavy Fighting Turns Back Police From Plane Crash Site In Ukraine
The mandate of the police team is to secure the currently rebel-controlled area so that comprehensive investigations can begin and any remaining bodies can be recovered.
Liberia President Orders New Anti-Ebola Measures
A top Liberian doctor working at Liberia's largest hospital died on Saturday, and two American aid workers have fallen ill, underscoring the dangers facing those charged with bringing the outbreak under control.
Casualty Numbers Raise Questions About Gaza War
Three-fourths of the Palestinians killed in more than two weeks of Israel-Hamas fighting were civilians, according to U.N. figures. One in four was a minor, it said.
Seattle Police: Homeless Ticketed Most For Pot
An analysis of the first six months of Seattle police enforcement under new marijuana laws finds homeless people and African-American males are more likely to be ticketed for public pot use than anyone else.