Zoo wants company to stop using chimps in TV ads

CHICAGO - A Chicago zoo is mounting a campaign to stop a company from airing a Super Bowl Sunday commercial featuring mischievous suit-and-tie wearing chimpanzees playing tricks on their human … [Read more...]

Canada ethanol policy hurts livestock farmers: report

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (Reuters) - Ethanol production has boosted the prices of grains that Canadian farmers buy to raise cattle and pigs, and Ottawa should curb or eliminate its support for the industry, … [Read more...]

Iowa governor open to bill funding nuclear plant

DES MOINES, Iowa - Gov. Terry Branstad says he's open to legislation allowing MidAmerican Energy to bill customers for the cost of a proposed nuclear power plant before construction is … [Read more...]

Officials investigating Illinois reactor shutdown

CHICAGO - Officials are investigating the events surrounding a power failure at a nuclear reactor in northern Illinois, where steam was vented to reduce pressure after it shut down. After the shut … [Read more...]

Experts: US ill-prepared for oil spill off Cuba

MIAMI - The U.S. is not ready to handle an oil spill if drilling off the Cuban coast should go awry but can be better prepared with monitoring systems and other basic steps, experts told government … [Read more...]

Experts: US ill-prepared for oil spill off Cuba

MIAMI - The U.S. is not ready to handle an oil spill if drilling off the Cuban coast goes awry but can be better prepared with monitoring systems and other basic steps, experts told government … [Read more...]

Oil spill brings attention to delicate Gulf coast

TIVOLI, Texas - For decades, farmers and fishermen along the Gulf of Mexico watched as their sensitive ecosystem's waters slowly got dirtier and islands eroded, all while the country largely ignored … [Read more...]

Oil spill brings attention to delicate Gulf coast

TIVOLI, Texas - For decades, farmers and fishermen along the Gulf of Mexico watched as their sensitive ecosystem's waters slowly got dirtier and islands eroded, all while the country largely ignored … [Read more...]

Oil spill brings attention to delicate Gulf coast

TIVOLI, Texas - For decades, farmers and fishermen along the Gulf of Mexico watched as their sensitive ecosystem's waters slowly got dirtier and islands eroded, all while the country largely ignored … [Read more...]

Oil spill brings attention to delicate Gulf coast

Oil Spill - TIVOLI, Texas - For decades, farmers and fishermen along the Gulf of Mexico watched as their sensitive ecosystem's waters slowly got dirtier and islands eroded, all while the country … [Read more...]