Peter Diamond, a Massachusetts Institute of Technology economics professor, beams during a Cambridge, Mass., news conference shortly after he won the 2010 Nobel Prize in economics on Oct. 11.
A coal-fired power plant in New Haven, W.Va, stores carbon dioxide underground and is the world's largest carbon capture facility. An energy bill that would support such projects is taking a beating from both the left and the right this election season.
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The Seattle/Tacoma/Bellevue metro area registered the sharpest annual increase in foreclosure activity: 71 percent. One in every 129 households received a foreclosure filing.