California pollution permits sell at highest price ever

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California raised more than $640 million this month auctioning off permits for businesses to emit greenhouse gases as part of a program aimed at fighting climate change, according to state data released Tuesday.

Posted on 22 August 2017 | 2:34 pm

The Latest: Car strikes 2 women watching eclipse, 1 dies

The Latest on the total solar eclipse crossing the U.S., from Oregon to South Carolina (all times EDT):

Posted on 21 August 2017 | 11:20 pm

'A primal experience': Americans dazzled by solar eclipse

The stars came out in the middle of the day, zoo animals ran in agitated circles, crickets chirped, birds fell silent and a chilly darkness settled upon the land Monday as the U.S. witnessed its first full-blown, coast-to-coast solar eclipse since World War I.

Posted on 21 August 2017 | 7:08 pm

Eclipse watchers: 'Really, really, really awesome'

Reaction to the total solar eclipse in the U.S.:

Posted on 21 August 2017 | 6:23 pm

Eclipse science: From galloping giraffes to solar wisps

NASHVILLE, Tennessee (AP) — The giraffes ran in circles. The flamingos huddled together. And the rhinos just looked confused.

Posted on 21 August 2017 | 4:22 pm