"I've been in the labor movement since 1998, and seeing more than 150 of my union brothers and sisters come together to help one another and their communities is the proudest moment of my life."
The right-wing National Review is rushing to instruct us that global warming has nothing to do with the record-breaking Mississippi River flood. Are they right?
Hundreds of families, most of whom did not have flood insurance, have been added to the already swelling numbers of homeless in Memphis and other parts of Shelby County.
Today marks one year since 11 workers were killed in the BP Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion in the Gulf of Mexico.
Posted prominently beside the road leading out of town at the mouth of the Dungeness River is a sign, "Tsunami Evacuation Route." In the past we paid little attention to it. But we are now.
OAKLAND, Calif. - After a gas pipe explosion devastated a residential neighborhood in a San Francisco suburb Sept. 9, killing at least four residents, the National Transportation Safety Board is investigating the incident while state regulators are ordering Pacific Gas & Electric Co. to inspect its entire natural gas transmission system and report how much it is spending on pipeline safety.
Hundreds of mourners staged candlelight vigils in West Virginia towns the evening of April 7 honoring the 29 coal miners who died in the explosion at Massey Energy's Upper Big Branch Mine, Monday April 5, and for the four missing miners.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - As Rhode Islanders recover from the state's worst flooding in 200 years, questions are being raised about why the damage was so great.
A New Orleans police lieutenant pleads guilty to spearheading a massive cover-up of murder and violence committed by police in the wake of Hurricane Katrina.