Henry Kissinger once pointed out that since Peter the Great, Russia had been expanding at the rate of one Belgium per year. All undone, of course, by the collapse of the Soviet Union, which Russian President Vladimir Putin called “the greatest geopolitical catastrophe of the (20th) century.”
Oscar Wilde once famously said the optimist sees the doughnut, and the pessimist sees the hole. Contemporary Washington is fixated on the holes even as doughnuts are arriving by the dozen.
PHOENIX — Saying their 5-year-old child's life may depend on it, a Phoenix couple has sued to demand legal access to extracts of marijuana for him.
There is not enough water. Supplies are decreasing due to drought conditions and demand is increasing.
NEW YORK - New troves of oil have been found all over the globe, and oil companies are taking in about $100 for every barrel they produce. But these seemingly prosperous conditions aren't doing much for Big Oil: Profit and production at the world's largest oil companies are slumping badly.
WASHINGTON - The oil industry and U.S railroads are resisting the Obama administration's attempt to boost safety standards for the type of rail car involved in a fiery, fatal explosion in Canada, citing costs and technical challenges.
Many have been confounded by the lack of any real intervention in Syria's civil war.
Employees of Green Field Energy Services monitor pressure and other fracking data from digital engine controls made by Tucson Embedded Systems during recent testing in Louisiana.
Hydraulic fracturing, or "fracking," has led to a boom in U.S. natural gas and oil production, but it remains controversial because of the potential harm it can cause to the environment.
For the second straight week fuel prices across the nation continued to climb, with Arizona prices surging faster then the national average, according to AAA Arizona.
Arizona gas prices continued to slip in the past week, despite increasing prices nationwide.
Arizona gas prices have slipped to a four-month low as the Independence Day holiday approaches, AAA Arizona said.
The chimichanga birthright debate goes national this weekend with the widely-distributed Parade newspaper magazine lending credence to El Charro Café's claim to have invented the deep-fried burrito dish.
A fire that broke out in a mobile home in northern Marana
Thursday night was caused by frying oil left on a stove top.
NEW YORK — Americans are paying more for gasoline than they did
last year as the holidays approached — billions of dollars that
could go to books, clothes and Barbie dolls instead being spent at
WASHINGTON — U.S. troops could leave Iraq later than currently
planned if the fragile nation's elections are delayed, the Pentagon
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