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FILE - In this Oct. 14, 2011 file photo, a drilling rig is set up near a barn in Springville, Pa., to tap gas from the giant Marcellus Shale gas field. In an unlikely partnership between longtime adversaries, some of the nation's biggest energy companies and environmental groups announced Wednesday, March 20, 2013 that they have agreed on a voluntary set of standards for gas and oil fracking in the Northeast. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
Updated May 31, 2014 | News & Notes

An unprecedented bill seeks to slap a felony charge on anyone who discloses information about fracking chemicals. Continue reading

A supporter of Greece's extreme right party Golden Dawn raises his hand in a Nazi-style salute during a rally in Athens on Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014. About 3,000 people took part in the rally to commemorate a 1996 incident which cost the lives of three navy officers and brought Greece and Turkey to the brink of war. Six lawmakers of the party, including the Golden Dawn's leader Nikolaos Michaloliakos, are in jail on charges of being members of a "criminal organization." A formerly marginal group with neo-Nazi roots, Golden Dawn exploded in popularity amid Greece's financial crisis. (AP Photo/Yannis Kolesidis)
May 21, 2014 | News & Notes

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FILE - This Oct. 30, 2012 aerial file photo provided by the U.S. Air Force shows flooding on the New Jersey shoreline caused by Superstorm Sandy. The unprecedented storm surge caused by the storm caused the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to increase the number of storm surge forecasters at the National Hurricane Center starting with the 2013 Atlantic Hurricane season. They will also provide potential storm surge hazards at least 48 hours before the onset of tropical storm or gale-force winds. (AP Photo/U.S. Air Force, Master Sgt. Mark C. Olsen, File)
May 20, 2014 | News & Notes

The insurance industry has big money at stake, and a slew of new class action suits raises the question of how far it will go to protect clients’ assets in the face of climate change. Continue reading

Fox News still (Benghazi coverage)
May 20, 2014 | News & Notes

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Phoenix Arizona, USA, April, 2009: Tea Party attendee protests government policies with homemade sign. Courtesy: iStock
May 19, 2014 | News & Notes

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Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., speaks with reporters following a Democratic strategy session at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, May 7, 2013. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
May 16, 2014 | News & Notes

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Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Tom Wheeler arrives on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013, to testify before the House Energy and Commerce Committee hearing on cell phones on planes. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
May 15, 2014 | News & Notes

The fight goes on to preserve the open Internet. Continue reading

Film Q A Chasing Ice
May 15, 2014 | News & Notes

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Karl Rove attends a ceremony to unveil the portraits of former President George W. Bush and former first lady Laura Bush, May 31,2012. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
May 14, 2014 | News & Notes

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Republican Convention
May 13, 2014 | News & Notes

Senator Rand Paul has broken away from Republicans on voter ID laws in the latest about face on the issue. Continue reading

This undated handout photo provided by NASA shows the Thwaites Glacier in West Antarctic. Two new studies indicate that part of the huge West Antarctic ice sheet is starting a slow collapse in an unstoppable way. Alarmed scientists say that means even more sea level rise than they figured. (AP Photo/NASA)
May 13, 2014 | News & Notes

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May 12, 2014 | News & Notes

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An outdoors sign for Walmart is seen in Duarte, Calif. Tuesday, May 28, 2013. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
May 11, 2014 | News & Notes

Six Walmart heirs have more wealth than the bottom 40 percent of Americans combined. Continue reading

A pile of coal is shown at the TXU Corps Big Brown power plant near Fairfield, TX. August 2006. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
May 10, 2014 | Blog

The movement to pull money from companies ruining the environment had a win and a loss this week. Continue reading

Brand Thornton, of Las Vegas, blows a shofar on a hillside above a protest area near Bunkerville, Nev. Friday, April 11, 2014. Thorton joined others to protest the Bureau of Land Management's cattle roundup owned by Cliven Bundy. Bundy claims ancestral rights to graze his cattle on lands his Mormon family settled in the 19th century. (AP Photo/Las Vegas Review-Journal, John Locher) LOCAL TV OUT; LOCAL INTERNET OUT; LAS VEGAS SUN OUT
May 9, 2014 | News & Notes

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