When Congress expanded the Renewable Fuel Standard in 2007, it did so with three important policy objectives in mind.
Action from mixed martial arts bout at the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) in Barueri, on the outskirt of Sao Paulo, Brazil, Wednesday. The bouts included Demian Maia vs. Jakes Shields, Dong Hyun Kim vs. Erick Silva and Joey Beltran vs. Fabio Maldonado.
An ivory toothbrush thought to have belonged to Brazil's Emperor Pedro II and a minty toothpaste made by a European chemist for the Portuguese queen are among more than 200,000 pieces dating from the 17th through 19th centuries that archeologists have unearthed from a site in Rio de Janeiro …
Ty Taylor climbs above the canopy of an Amazon forest to measure its health with a variety of instruments on a 200-foot-tall flux tower.
Marielle Smith climbs into the canopy of a tropical forest in the Amazon Basin to install a light sensor.
Two decades ago I asked the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service to add the jaguar to the national list of endangered species. But like a child refusing to see a dentist, the agency has long resisted any follow-up to restore the species to the American Southwest.
New venture from 47 Scott partners explores rum and Caribbean flavors.
Photos from Ultimate Fighting Championships 163 mixed martial arts matches in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil from Saturday and Sunday.
ABOARD THE PAPAL AIRCRAFT — Pope Francis reached out to gays, saying he won’t judge priests for their sexual orientation in a remarkably open and wide-ranging news conference Monday as he returned from his first foreign trip.
Pope Francis has taken off from Rio de Janeiro's international airport, ending a weeklong visit to Brazil that drew an estimated 3 million people onto the sands of Copacabana beach on his final day. -AP
Linus Lerner will continue leading Southern Arizona Symphony Orchestra.
LANDOVER, Md. - The nation known for "jogo bonito" - or the beautiful game - poses a unique challenge for the U.S. soccer team. While not as significant as a pair of World Cup qualifiers next month, it is a test for the Americans on how far they've come since Jurgen Klinsmann took over as co…
A former U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agent in
Nogales, Ariz., pleaded guilty to stealing and distributing
classified government documents.
BOGOTA — In a private, low-key ceremony, the U.S. ambassador and
three Colombian ministers signed a pact Friday giving American
personnel expanded access to military bases in this drug-producing
country, a deal that Venezuela's Hugo Chavez has called a threat to
the region's security.
TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras — Ousted President Manuel Zelaya said
Friday that a U.S.-brokered pact will restore him to power in about
a week, ending Honduras' isolation four months after soldiers flew
the leftist leader into exile in his pajamas.
CAMPINAS, Brazil — A German man reportedly dumped by a Brazilian
woman he met on the Internet has been living in an airport for 13
days and isn't saying when he will leave.