Environment If you think of climate change as a hazard for some far-off polar bears years from now, you're mistaken. That's the message from top climate scientists gathering in Japan this week to assess
Authorities in Texas were hoping to partially reopen the busy Houston Ship Channel on Monday, officials said, after a significant oil spill over the weekend that is harming wildlife and the local economy.
A strong spring snowstorm is expected to deliver howling winds and heavy snow to eastern New England late Tuesday and early Wednesday. The projected path of the storm puts Cape Cod, Mass., and southeastern