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Jul 2, 2015 11:20 AM ET // AFP
The Justice Department announced a record $18.7 billion settlement with BP on federal and state civil claims over its 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
Jul 2, 2015 10:00 AM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
At last, here's a possible explanation for those strangely shaped bursts of light that appear above storm clouds 50 miles up. Continue reading →
Jul 2, 2015 09:15 AM ET // Rachael Rettner, LiveScience
Fireworks are a beloved tradition of the Fourth of July, but the colorful displays also bring a spike in air pollution, a new study shows. Continue reading →
Jul 1, 2015 07:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Higher temperatures can turn some male bearded dragons into females.
Jun 30, 2015 02:30 PM ET // Brian Kahn, Climate Central
The U.S., Brazil and China all released major commitments to reduce or at least slow their greenhouse gas emissions. Continue reading →
Jun 30, 2015 11:25 AM ET // Joe Rao, SPACE.com Skywatching Columnist
July will arrive a little late this year -- one second late, to be exact -- and we have the moon to blame.
Jun 30, 2015 07:58 AM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
A state park allows anyone to search for diamonds, and sometimes diggers make a pricey find. Continue reading →
Jun 29, 2015 11:30 AM ET // AFP
Around 30 percent of China's Ming-era Great Wall has disappeared over time as adverse natural conditions and reckless human activities.
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