June 26, 2013 RSS feed / World

US consumer confidence at five-year high in June

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans’ confidence in the economy rose to its highest level in more than five years, bolstered by a more optimistic outlook for hiring.  More...

Power plant limits at center of Obama climate plan

WASHINGTON (AP) — Taking climate change efforts into his own hands, President Barack Obama is proposing sweeping steps to limit heattrapping pollution from coalfired power plants and to boost renewable energy production on federal property.&nbs More...

Veterans’ uphill road back, struggle with suicide

WASHINGTON (AP) — Five years ago, Joe Miller, then an Army Ranger captain with three Iraq tours under his belt, sat inside his home near Fort Bragg holding a cocked Beretta 40mm, and prepared to kill himself.  More...

Weather extremes tied to jet stream

WASHINGTON (AP) — Lately, the jet stream isn’t playing by the rules. More...

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