May 29, 2013 40 million people depend on the Colorado for drinking water. 15 percent of the nation's food supply comes from fields irrigated by it.
May 16, 2013 In a recent story for Mother Jones, writer Kevin Drum says by the year 2025 robots will take all of our jobs.
May 6, 2013 Though a judge in the case assured the public the new plant will be safe and is "necessary for the welfare and economic growth of India", nuclear power remains controversial in the country.
Mar 27, 2013 Rhode Island is tied for the highest unemployment rate in the nation. What's got this state down while its neighbors are looking up?
Feb 9, 2013 A company called SmartThings sells kits that let you rig 'dumb', everyday objects up to smartphones and tablet computers.
Jan 18, 2013 There are some really simple ways to reduce your credit card debt.
Jan 7, 2013 The nation's major banks are reportedly close to a settlement with federal regulators over abusive foreclosure practices, going back to 2009.
Dec 31, 2012 Richard Crowe, an unemployed former steelworker living in Ohio, talks about what it's been like searching for a job and what he would do when unemployment benefits expire tomorrow.
Sep 27, 2013 As the U.S. starts phasing out older, inefficient incandescent bulbs, the first LED lights for the home are coming to stores. They cost $50, for now, but can last 20 years.