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Wiretap: North Korea is turning into a slow-motion Cuban missile crisis

How dangerous is the standoff between Washington and North Korea? Let's just say it's dangerous enough, according to a New York Times analysis, for...

U.S. dogged as ‘immoral’ at Durban climate conference

As the United Nations climate talks in Durban progress, they are becoming increasingly combative, offering a soft preview of the kind of political atmosphere destined to prevail in a world where agriculture in vulnerable regions of the planet begins to succumb to catastrophic drought and flooding. The United States and Canada have drawn intense criticism here during the first two days of the conference.

Pro-pipeline Heartland Institute, once backed by Koch, refutes No Tar Sands...

A legislative specialist with the Chicago-based Heartland Institute says activists protesting the proposed Keystone XL Pipeline from Alberta, Canada, to the Gulf Coast of Texas may be sincere in their intentions but have “a clear misunderstanding of the functioning of markets.”

Canada opens its arms to immigrants

"Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free."--Emma Lazarus That famous line may no longer symbolize the United States' attitude...

In pushing nuclear power, Udall battling the Homer Simpson factor

Turns out Colorado U.S. Sen. Mark Udall is battling environmentalists and public fear of nuclear meltdowns on his new pro-nuke bill less than he's...

Canada in Gas Drilling Slump; U.S. (and Colorado) Far Behind?

If you traveled about 1,000 miles north across the Canadian border in the Province of Alberta, you would almost think you landed in Western...