Federal appeals court rejects Navy sonar-use rules

Jul 16, 2016

Federal appeals court rejects Navy sonar-use rules

A federal appeals court ruled Friday that the U.S. Navy was wrongly allowed to use sonar that could harm whales and other marine life. The Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals reversed a lower court decision upholding approval granted in 2012 for the navy ...

Deadly Southwest heat wave beats records

Jun 20, 2016

Deadly Southwest heat wave beats records

In a desert city used to triple-digit temperatures, some hunker down inside and some head to the pool, while others still want to hit Phoenix’s many hiking trails. But with temperatures creeping above 115 degrees during a heat wave boiling parts of the Southwest, ...