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Trump approves Keystone XL pipeline, hails 'great day' for jobs

True to his pledge, President Donald Trump gave final approval on Friday for TransCanada to build the controversial Keystone XL oil pipeline, overriding environmental concerns in favor of boosting jobs and energy supply.

Land-based microbes may be invading and harming coral reefs

A new study suggests that coral reefs—already under existential threat from global warming—may be undergoing further damage from invading bacteria and fungi coming from land-based sources, such as outfall from sewage treatment plants and coastal inlets. Show More Summary

French Mercedes owners take legal action after German emissions probe

PARIS (Reuters) - Three French Mercedes car owners filed legal complaints against the carmaker's parent Daimler on Friday, alleging consumer fraud in relation to diesel engine emissions, following the opening of a formal investigation by prosecutors in Germany.

Shell to start cleaning up 2008 Nigeria oil spills in April, says official

LONDON (Reuters) - The head of a group helping organize Shell's clean-up efforts in an oil Delta community in Nigeria said on Friday he was hopeful clean-up work after two spills in 2008 could start in April.

The Missing Link Of A Zero Carbon Energy Grid Is Electric Cars

Electric vehicles will herald in a new age of clean air on busy city streets, but they can also serve a secondary purpose of solving the energy storage issue of renewables. The Missing Link Of A Zero Carbon Energy Grid Is Electric Cars was originally posted on: PlanetSave. Show More Summary

House Speaker Ryan rushed to the White House for a last-minute meeting with Trump

Trump and GOP leaders scramble to push Obamacare repeal bill through House March 24, 2017, 9:49 a.m. Here's our look at the Trump administration and the rest of Washington: Trump to give green light to Keystone pipeline projectHouse GOP leaders postponed a vote on their health plan until FridayWhite...

Basketball: Golden 1 Center gets the 'wow' look for CIF championships

Wait until the players and fans get their first look at the new Golden 1 Center in Sacramento today and Saturday for the CIF basketball championships. There is a definite 'wow' factor. From the giant TV screen to shooting in a new arena setting, it's going to be fun but also challenging. Fans will...

Meet the eight private-label brands Amazon hopes will help it become a fashion powerhouse

Amazon is many things — restless tech giant, consumer-obsessed disruptor and e-commerce innovator.It is one of the top companies to watch in fashion, setting the tone for how to serve shoppers online, experimenting with how to sell to them in a physical environment through its new book stores and...

London attacker described as 'laughing and joking' hours before rampage

New details emerged Friday about the British-born man who mowed down pedestrians in the heart of London and then stabbed a police officer to death outside the Houses of Parliament. Assistant Deputy Police Commissioner Mark Rowley said the attacker, Khalid Masood, went by several aliases but was...

Citizen science comes to public television this April

This April, The Crowd & The Cloud brings you a 4-part public television series exploring citizen science, crowdsourcing, and mobile technology. You'll find the SciStarter Project Finder on The Crowd & The Cloud website to help viewers...Show More Summary

GOP's Obamacare repeal bill clears hurdle, heads toward final vote

Trump and GOP leaders scramble to push Obamacare repeal bill through House March 24, 2017, 8:06 a.m. Here's our look at the Trump administration and the rest of Washington: Trump to give green light to Keystone pipeline projectHouse GOP leaders postponed a vote on their health plan until FridayWhite...

What we learned from the Kings' 5-2 victory over the Jets

What we learned from the Kings’ 5-2 victory over Winnipeg on Thursday night at Staples Center. Turning back the clock Their offense has sputtered most of the season, their defense has sometimes been shaky and Coach Darryl Sutter often complained that their goaltenders didn’t steal wins while Jonathan...

Stop treating oceans as 'waste swimming pool': U.N.'s FAO chief

OSLO (Reuters) - The world must stop treating the oceans as a "waste swimming pool" for pollution, a senior U.N. official said on Friday at the debut in Oslo of a $65 million research ship to help developing nations manage fish stoc...

Trump’s EPA Budget in Perspective

The Environmental Protection Network, a coalition of former EPA professionals, has issued a detailed analysis of Trump’s proposed EPA budget.  We knew the proposal was bad, but the new analysis shows just how damaging the proposed cuts would be on many different dimensions.  Here are a few key takeaways. First EPA’s budget is already lean.  Adjusting […]

Trilobites: Headed North, Sandhill Cranes Squeeze In Where They Can

The Platte River in Nebraska is an important layover for hundreds of thousands of the birds as they head toward their summer homes.

Stocks rise in early trading

Stocks are opening slightly higher on Wall Street, led by gains in technology companies and banks. Chipmaker Micron Technology surged 11% in early trading Friday after reporting results that were much better than analysts were expecting. Investors were keeping a close eye on Washington, where a...

Climb the tower, speak your mind and roam the campus at Berkeley

The California Bucket List: Your daily guide to the best adventures and experiences in the Golden State March 24, 2017, 7 a.m. The California Bucket List is your daily guide to essential California adventures, from easy to edgy. Check in every day for a new must-do adventure, each tried and tested...

NCAA East Regional preview: Baylor vs. South Carolina; Florida vs. Wisconsin

A look at how the teams match up in the NCAA tournament’s East Regional semifinals in New York: No. 3 Baylor (27-7) vs. No. 7 South Carolina (24-10) Time: 4:29 p.m. TV: TBS Bottom line: Baylor is making its fourth regional semifinal appearance since 2009. South Carolina won an NCAA tournament game...

All these years later, Kobe Bryant says he didn't have a power struggle with Shaq

Among the notables at Shaquille O'Neal’s statue unveiling ceremony Friday at Staples Center will be Kobe Bryant, once his teammate and once his rival. “I’m excited for him," Bryant said. “Obviously had an amazing career here. He’s taking his rightful place among some of the greatest Lakers of all-time.…...

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