Buffett still bullish on U.S. economy despite weak spots

Mar 1, 2016

Buffett still bullish on U.S. economy despite weak spots

Billionaire Warren Buffett said the U.S. economy appears weaker than he thought it would be as recently as last fall, but that doesn’t change his optimistic long-term view of the country’s prospects. Buffett appeared on CNBC Monday and addressed a variety of topics after ...

Massive gas leak near Los Angeles plugged after 16 weeks

Feb 12, 2016

Massive gas leak near Los Angeles plugged after 16 weeks

A blowout at a natural gas well that gushed uncontrollably for 16 weeks and drove thousands of residents from their Los Angeles homes was plugged Thursday, a utility said. While the well still needs to be permanently sealed with cement and inspected by state ...

Dec 27, 2015

Dreaming of energy security, India pumps desert oil

The deserts of Rajasthan may be the showcase for India’s solar revolution, but the oil exploration company that struck gold there insists the country needs to pump out more fossil fuels to wean itself off imports. Ahead of this month’s climate negotiations in Paris, ...