Today in History

Today is Saturday, July 13, the 194th day of 2013. There are 171 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On July 13, 1863, dead…

Larkin puts conservation in business terms

“Environmental Debt” (Palgrave Macmillan), by Amy Larkin Money doesn’t grow on trees, especially not when you’ve cut down all the trees to r…

US rig count up 2 this week to 1,759

HOUSTON (AP) — Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs actively exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. in…

Argentines asked to eat fewer tomatoes

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentines are seeing red after being asked to eat fewer tomatoes. The government asked consumers Friday to t…