Insight: The road to a greener America is littered with road-kill
Mon, 20 May 2013 01:05:50 -0400
By Nichola Groom LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - In October 2004, then California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger rolled up to a pioneering fueling station at Los Angeles International Airport in a hydrogen-powered metallic blue Hummer loaned to him by General Motors Corp. The "California Hydrogen Highway," Schwarzenegger's vision to ensure that every Californian would have access to a hydrogen fueling station by the end of 2010, called for the state to spend more than $50 million to help deploy up to 100 hydrogen fuel stations that would serve 2,000 fuel cell vehicles. ...
Tornadoes level homes in Okla., 1 dead
Mon, 20 May 2013 00:59:05 -0400
SHAWNEE, Okla. (AP) — Tornadoes ravaged portions of central Oklahoma on Sunday, reducing portions of a mobile home park to rubble and killing a 79-year-old man whose body was found out in the open.
Insight: The fight for North Dakota's fracking-water market
Mon, 20 May 2013 00:48:32 -0400
By Ernest Scheyder WATFORD CITY, North Dakota (Reuters) - In towns across North Dakota, the wellhead of the North American energy boom, the locals have taken to quoting the adage: "Whiskey is for drinking, and water is for fighting." It's not that they lack water, like Texas and California. They are swimming in it, and it is free for the taking. Yet as the state's Bakken shale fields have grown, so has the fight over who has the right to tap into the multimillion-dollar market to supply water to the energy sector. North Dakota now accounts for over 10 percent of U.S. ...
China asks NKorea to release fishing boat, crew
Mon, 20 May 2013 00:28:03 -0400
BEIJING (AP) — China is urging North Korea to release a Chinese fishing boat whose owner says it was seized by gun-toting North Koreans earlier this month and held for ransom, in the latest irritant in relations between the neighboring allies.
Okla. sheriff says 79-year-old man found dead at mobile home park severely damaged by tornado
Mon, 20 May 2013 00:21:51 -0400
SHAWNEE, Okla. (AP) — Okla. sheriff says 79-year-old man found dead at mobile home park severely damaged by tornado.
'Trek' does $70.6M but falls short of studio hopes
Mon, 20 May 2013 00:20:20 -0400
LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Star Trek: Into Darkness" has warped its way to a $70.6 million domestic launch from Friday to Sunday, though it's not setting any light-speed records with a debut that's lower than the studio's expectations.
Rangers beat Tigers 11-8 despite 3 HRs for Cabrera
Mon, 20 May 2013 01:05:29 -0400
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — David Murphy's three-run shot was barely enough against Miguel Cabrera's three home runs.
Analysis: At margins of shale oil boom, a tempered euphoria
Mon, 20 May 2013 00:09:29 -0400
By Kristen Hays and Jonathan Leff HOUSTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - For the past three years, the boom in the U.S. shale oil industry has outstripped all expectations. Production surged far faster than any forecasts; drillers raced to secure space in new pipelines to get their crude to market. Now, at the periphery, that may be changing - at least for a while. News from two of the country's less developed shale plays in Colorado and Ohio last week offer a reality check for the wave of euphoria that has washed across the industry. ...
Greening's goal in 2nd OT lifts Sens over Pens
Mon, 20 May 2013 00:08:09 -0400
OTTAWA (AP) — Colin Greening scored 7:39 into double overtime, and the Ottawa Senators rallied for a 2-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins that cut their series deficit to 2-1 on Sunday night.
Today in History
Mon, 20 May 2013 00:03:24 -0400
Today is Monday, May 20, the 140th day of 2013. There are 225 days left in the year.
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