Chicago reverend holds rooftop vigil over violence

The Rev. Corey Brooks has camped out for nearly three weeks atop the ice-ridden roof of a shuttered motel that he says was a haven for drugs, prostitution and violence... Read more »

Dec. 9, 2011


APNewsBreak: Russian tanker to carry fuel to Nome

The iced-in city of Nome on Alaska's western coast may be in luck: A Russian tanker that can plow through thick ice will try to deliver 1.5 million gallons of home... Read more »

Dec. 5, 2011


Architects compete in extreme gingerbread house-making competition

Gingerbread, gumdrops, peppermint sticks and lots of icing will be flying as local architects compete for charity in the Harmons Extreme Gingerbread Event. Read more »

Dec. 2, 2011


Storm blocks last pre-winter fuel delivery to Nome

Nome, Alaska could be looking at a very costly winter: $9-a-gallon gasoline. Read more »

Nov. 30, 2011


Financing battle emerges at climate change talks

International climate negotiators were at odds Tuesday on how to raise billions of dollars to help poor countries cope with global warming. A major shipping group is... Read more »

Nov. 30, 2011

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World temps maintain the heat of global warming

2011 is currently tied for the 10th hottest since records began in 1850 and Arctic sea ice has shrunk to record-low volumes this year, the U.N. weather office said... Read more »

Nov. 29, 2011

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