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Apr 28, 2013 at 4:25 PM
The Environmental Protection Agency has dramatically lowered its estimate of how much of a potent heat-trapping gas leaks during natural gas production, in a shift with major implications for a debate that has divided environmentalists: Does the...
Apr 26, 2013 at 3:00 PM
A barnacle-covered fishing boat that washed ashore this month in Crescent City, Calif., has been confirmed as the first debris from the 2011 tsunami in Japan to reach California's shores.
Apr 22, 2013 at 1:39 PM
When the first call came in, it was just a fire. Smoke was coming from West Fertilizer Co. and an alarm was sounding, so a woman at a park just across the railroad tracks called 911. She was calm and matter of fact. The dispatcher responded in kind:...
Apr 22, 2013 at 7:15 AM
A U.N. nuclear watchdog team said Japan may need longer than the projected 40 years to decommission its tsunami-crippled nuclear plant and urged its operator to improve plant stability.
Apr 20, 2013 at 4:43 PM
State and federal investigators have not yet determined the cause of the disaster, which occurred Wednesday night after a fire broke out at the site after work hours.
Apr 20, 2013 at 12:31 PM
America was rocked this week, in rare and frightening ways.
Apr 20, 2013 at 8:40 AM
A powerful earthquake jolted China's Sichuan province on Saturday, in the same area where a devastating quake struck five years ago.
Apr 20, 2013 at 8:24 AM
Residents huddled outdoors Saturday night in a town near the epicenter of a powerful earthquake that struck the steep hills of China's southwestern Sichuan province, leaving at least 160 people dead and more than 6,700 injured.
Apr 19, 2013 at 7:04 AM
Buck Uptmor didn't have to go to West Fertilizer Co. when the fire started. He wasn't a firefighter like his brother and cousin, who raced toward the plant. But a ranch of horses next to the flames needed to be moved to safety.
Apr 18, 2013 at 4:52 PM
When one Roseburg man learned about the blast at the Texas fertilizer plant Wednesday, his mind immediately jumped back to the Summer of 1959.
Apr 18, 2013 at 6:54 AM
Authorities say an explosion at a fertilizer plant near Waco, Texas, has killed between five and 15 people.
Apr 14, 2013 at 10:10 PM
Will Johnson scored on a free kick in the 78th minute and the Portland Timbers won their second straight match with a physical 1-0 victory over the San Jose Earthquakes on Sunday night.
Apr 6, 2013 at 12:27 PM
Google is now doing a record billion translations on any given day, as much text as you'd find in 1 million books for everything from understanding school lunch menus to gathering national security intelligence
Apr 2, 2013 at 11:31 AM
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is halfway through studies of the threat posed by a major offshore earthquake to its 20 dams in Oregon and southern Washington.
Apr 2, 2013 at 8:50 AM
Major automakers including Ford, Chrysler, Toyota, General Motors and Nissan all reported increases, with some reporting their best monthly totals since the start of the Great Recession in December of 2007.