Manure to Water

Extracting water from manure

A technology for extracting drinkable water from manure is on its way to commercial application this year, a U.S. university said Thursday.

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Houston equal rights ordinance passes

The emotional battle over Houston, Texas’ controversial Equal Rights Ordinance finally came to an end Wednesday. City Council passed the ord…

Google says workforce mostly white, male

In a groundbreaking disclosure, Google revealed Wednesday how very white and male its workforce is — just 2 percent of its Google employees …

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Child falls from daycare roof

Parents are demanding answers after a 2-year-old boy died after escaping from his daycare and finding his way to the roof of a Dorchester, M…

Rocky Mountain National Park Rescue

Teen rescued from Rocky Mountain ledge

A Canadian teen rescued from a 13,000-foot ledge in Rocky Mountain National Park says he was stupid for trying to climb the park’s highest p…

Minnesota enacts medical pot program

Minnesota joined the ranks of 21 other states Thursday where marijuana is a legal medicine with a law that is one of the nation’s most restr…