Senator, Democrat, Republican agree to deal on debt ceiling bill

LOS ANGELES (AP) The Latest on the US government shutdown (all times local):7:40 p.m.The Senate is set to pass a spending measure that would allow the government to continue operating and reopen for the first time since January 16.The House is set for a vote on a short-term funding bill that would fund the government […]

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The First Day of the Climate Conference is Here: Climate News, Science News, and Tech News for Everyone

Fairbanks, Alaska – The Climate Conference’s first day is finally here!The conference’s opening keynote address by Dr. James Hansen, the man behind the famous 1988 NASA Earth-observing satellite images, was streamed live from the Alaska State Capitol.It was also broadcast on all of the conference’s major cable networks.Here are some of the highlights of what […]

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Why the state’s most dangerous streets are disappearing

DECATUR, Ga.— It’s not the weather or the weather-related deaths that have kept Decatur residents awake at night.They’re concerned about what’s happening in the streets.A recent study found that the city’s most deadly street is disappearing.“You hear about cars speeding through the streets and people getting killed, and you don’t hear about people going down […]

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Colorado: A look at the new rules for marijuana dispensaries that are coming to town

A group of Colorado marijuana dispensaries are gearing up to open this week, as the state’s new marijuana laws go into effect.But there are a few things that should keep your eyes peeled as you head out to shop for pot.Here are five things you should know about the new law:The law takes effect Jan. […]

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