Energy

No Pipelines, No Service: Con Ed Cuts Off New Gas Hookups

50 minutes ago   |   NY Times

The move by the big utility in the New York suburbs has set off anger and panic among developers, threatening a real estate boom and creating uncertainty over jobs.
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Kawhi Leonard, Raptors Hold off Russell Westbrook, Thunder in OT Win

7 hours ago   |   Bleacher Report

The Toronto Raptors held off a late comeback to defeat the Oklahoma City Thunder 123-114 in overtime at Chesapeake Energy Arena in OKC on Wednesday night...
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Vasilevskiy makes 54 saves, Lightning beat Capitals in OT

7 hours ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

WASHINGTON - Andrei Vasilevskiy piled up the saves, and the Tampa Bay Lightning and Washington Capitals traded blows in a thrilling potential playoff preview. Vasilevskiy made...
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Cortez Masto: Perry signals commitment on plutonium removal

8 hours ago   |   Star Tribune

U.S. Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto says Energy Secretary Rick Perry has indicated a commitment to provide a timeline for removing secretly shipped plutonium out of Nevada.
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Beto O'Rourke making campaign stops across Granite State

Beto O'Rourke making campaign stops across Granite State

11 hours ago   |   WMUR

Whether it's being mobbed by students on the Plymouth State University campus or delivering a stump speech in Claremont, it's clear that O'Rourke's newly minted presidential...
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‘Possible misinformation': Expert calls US bluff on imminent test of ‘DEATH RAY' with ‘tiny' budget

‘Possible misinformation': Expert calls US bluff on imminent test of ‘DEATH RAY' with ‘tiny' budget

12 hours ago   |   RT

The Pentagon wants $300 million to experiment with a space-based direct energy weapon for intercepting ballistic missiles - but the request may be deliberate misinformation, in...
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The Two-Degree Delusion

12 hours ago   |   Foreign Affairs

Global carbon emissions rose again in 2017, disappointing hopes that the previous three years of near zero growth marked an inflection point in the fight against climate...
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Duke Energy agrees to seek lower basic facility charge hike in SC

Duke Energy agrees to seek lower basic facility charge hike in SC

13 hours ago   |   WYFF

After multiple public hearings last week, Duke Energy has agreed to seek a lower basic facility charge hike in South Carolina.
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Maryland Senate passes renewable energy bill; House outcome uncertain

13 hours ago   |   Baltimore Sun

The Maryland Senate approved a bill Wednesday that would dramatically increase the state's requirements for renewable energy, even as the measure faces uncertain odds in the...
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Giant X-ray 'chimneys' are exhaust vents for vast energies produced at Milky Way's center

14 hours ago   |   Science Daily

At the center of our galaxy, where an enormous black hole blasts out energy as it chows down on interstellar detritus while neighboring stars burst to life and explode...
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New Zealand bans all assault weapons immediately

New Zealand bans all assault weapons immediately

The ban includes assault rifles, high-capacity magazines and "military style semi-automatic rifles" like the weapons used in last Friday's attacks on two Christchurch mosques. Read more ...

Family seeks 'Disney-mad' nanny to dress as princesses for $53,000

Family seeks 'Disney-mad' nanny to dress as princesses for $53,000

Imagine getting paid $53,000 to babysit while dressed as a Disney princess. Read more ...

Lawsuit: Harvard 'shamelessly' profits from photos of slaves

Lawsuit: Harvard 'shamelessly' profits from photos of slaves

A woman has sued Harvard University, claiming the school has "shamelessly" turned a profit from images of two 19th century slaves she says are her ancestors. Read more ...

Markets are reeling after a 'bizarre' Fed surprise

Markets are reeling after a 'bizarre' Fed surprise

The Federal Reserve surprised markets by cutting its interest-rate forecast to zero hikes this year and just one in 2020. The US-China trade war appears set to linger after... Read more ...

Patriots owner Robert Kraft declines plea deal in prostitution case

Patriots owner Robert Kraft declines plea deal in prostitution case

Prosecutors have offered to drop misdemeanor charges against Kraft in exchange for fines, community service and an admission they would be found guilty should the case go to... Read more ...

James Harden pours in 57, but Rockets fall to Grizzlies in OT

James Harden pours in 57, but Rockets fall to Grizzlies in OT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - James Harden scored 57 points but the Memphis Grizzlies outlasted Houston 126-125 in overtime Wednesday night, handing the Rockets only their second loss in... Read more ...

Flyers, Blackhawks, Sabres and Lightning to Europe in '19-20

Flyers, Blackhawks, Sabres and Lightning to Europe in '19-20

The Chicago Blackhawks and Philadelphia Flyers will open next season in Prague and the Buffalo Sabres and Tampa Bay Lightning will play two games in Stockholm as part of the... Read more ...

RFK speech, songs by Jay-Z, Cyndi Lauper being added to National Recording...

RFK speech, songs by Jay-Z, Cyndi Lauper being added to National Recording Registry

Songs performed by Jay-Z, Cyndi Lauper and a Robert F. Kennedy speech are among 25 recordings being inducted to the National Recording Registry. Read more ...

Beloved 97-year-old veteran working at grocery store says he's not retiring...

Beloved 97-year-old veteran working at grocery store says he's not retiring anytime soon

Retirement is not even on the radar for this 97-year-old man in New Jersey. Read more ...

Drinking very hot tea almost doubles risk of cancer, new study says

Drinking very hot tea almost doubles risk of cancer, new study says

Those who like their tea piping hot could be increasing their risk of esophageal cancer, according to a new study. Read more ...