Solar Panels

In a High-Tech State, Blackouts Are a Low-Tech Way to Prevent Fires

1 day ago   |   NY Times

One approach is a microgrid - creating a small power source that can keep the lights on in a small area when the main grid isn't working.
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Critic of 'fusion' voting system lands on key panel

1 day ago   |   Times Union

ALBANY - Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo rejects claims he's plotting to eliminate the voting system that gives significant power to alternative political parties. “Yeah, I know - and...
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Boeing board strips CEO of chairman title amid 737 MAX crisis

2 days ago   |   Reuters

Boeing Co's board has stripped chief executive Dennis Muilenburg of his chairmanship title, in an unexpected strategy shift announced by the U.S. planemaker on Friday only...
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Safety Experts Slam Boeing And FAA For Design And Approval Of 737 Max Jets

Safety Experts Slam Boeing And FAA For Design And Approval Of 737 Max Jets

2 days ago   |   NPR

Two of the planes crashed, killing hundreds. The review panel finds that Boeing withheld critical details about a flawed new automated system, and the regulators lacked...
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EPA scientists to release air pollution report despite being fired a year ago

2 days ago   |   NBC News

“In the history of the agency this has never happened. The new panel is unqualified and the new panel has said they were unqualified,” said a former EPA official.
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US hopes to keep Venezuela off UN human rights panel

2 days ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - The U.S. is hoping to keep Venezuela from winning a seat on the United Nations Human Rights Council. A State Department official said Friday that members of the...
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Trump loses court appeal to keep tax returns secret

2 days ago   |   NY Daily News   |   2 articles

A federal court ruled Friday that President Trump's accountants must hand over his tax returns to Congress, the latest in a string of legal setbacks for the president over his...
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US appeals court skeptical of Trump's Medicaid work rules

2 days ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - A U.S. appeals court is voicing broad skepticism about the Trump administration's work requirements for low-income Medicaid recipients. All three members of an...
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Trump's accountants must give financial records to Congress, appeals court rules

2 days ago   |   Star Tribune   |   2 articles

House panel issued subpoena to force accounting firm to release eight years of data.
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International panel report faults FAA approval of Boeing 737 MAX

2 days ago   |   Reuters

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration on Friday released a report by an international aviation panel that criticized the agency's certification of the Boeing 737 MAX and...
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Girl dies after being flung from ride at a New Jersey festival

Girl dies after being flung from ride at a New Jersey festival

A 10-year-old girl was ejected from an amusement ride and airlifted to a hospital, where she was pronounced dead, police said. Read more ...

Trump's Former Russia Adviser Set To Testify As Part of Impeachment Inquiry

Trump's Former Russia Adviser Set To Testify As Part of Impeachment Inquiry

Fiona Hill, a British-born American foreign affairs expert, resigned as the president's top Russia analyst just days before the president's controversial call with his... Read more ...

Crash knocks out power to Wake County residents, 2 teens injured

Crash knocks out power to Wake County residents, 2 teens injured

An overnight crash left dozens of northern Wake County residents without power early Monday morning. Read more ...

Kenya's Brigid Kosgei sets world marathon record in Chicago

Kenya's Brigid Kosgei sets world marathon record in Chicago

CHICAGO - Brigid Kosgei of Kenya won the Chicago Marathon on Sunday in 2 hours, 14 minutes, 4 seconds to break the world record in the event. Read more ...

Aaron Boone's bullpen plan backfires on Yankees this time

Aaron Boone's bullpen plan backfires on Yankees this time

HOUSTON - In some ways, the final moment was an inevitability: Carlos Correa taking a big hack at J.A. Happ's first pitch in the bottom of the 11th inning, sending it over the... Read more ...

WeWork could hand control to SoftBank as part of rescue package

WeWork could hand control to SoftBank as part of rescue package

SoftBank has prepared a rescue package for WeWork that would give it control over the shared office space company, a person familiar with the matter said. Read more ...

Sam Darnold-led Jets upset Cowboys in chaotic fashion

Sam Darnold-led Jets upset Cowboys in chaotic fashion

Maybe Sam Darnold is a magic wand. The Jets got Darnold and their groove back Sunday and notched their first victory of the season, a 24-22 win over the Cowboys... not that it... Read more ...

Simone Biles sets record for most medals by any gymnast at world championships

Simone Biles sets record for most medals by any gymnast at world championships

Of her 24 career world medals, 18 are gold! Read more ...

Stastny gets 2 power-play goals, Vegas beats Kings 5-2

Stastny gets 2 power-play goals, Vegas beats Kings 5-2

LOS ANGELES - Paul Stastny scored twice on the power play, Max Pacioretty added a power-play goal and the Vegas Golden Knights beat the Los Angeles Kings 5-2 on Sunday night. Read more ...

Correa HR in 11th as Astros top Yankees 3-2; ALCS tied at 1

Correa HR in 11th as Astros top Yankees 3-2; ALCS tied at 1

HOUSTON - In a battle of the bullpens, Carlos Correa felt the greatest relief. Read more ...