July 28, 2013 Man-made noises are making it difficult for creatures to hear each other in the ocean. Michael Jasny, in charge of marine mammal protection the Natural Resource Defense Council, says we have to quiet down. His and other conservation groups are making their case, seeking ways to turn down the volume.
July 28, 2013 Throughout Detroit's long decline, city planners and ordinary people have launched countless plans to revive the city — casinos, downtown development, urban farms, artist hubs. One city neighborhood is thinking small, and it's starting to pay off big.
July 27, 2013 The drug war was in full swing in the '80s, and cocaine was practically everywhere. But use of the drug has fallen by almost half since 2006, and production is also down significantly. How did the U.S. kick the habit? Experts say cocaine has lost its luster — oh and policy may have made a difference, too.
July 27, 2013 In 1973, she succeeded her husband in a special election and served for nearly two decades. She later became ambassador to the Vatican under President Bill Clinton.
July 27, 2013 Police say after negotiations fell apart, a SWAT team stormed the building and fatally shot the suspect.
July 27, 2013 As the number of people seeking emergency food aid continues to grow, food banks have started thinking about what more they can do to help their clients become more self-sufficient. Some, like the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona, are teaching people to grow food at community farms and helping them set up home gardens.
July 27, 2013 Former NSA contractor Edward Snowden remains in diplomatic limbo in the transit zone of Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport, an irritant to Russian President Vladimir Putin. He has little sympathy for Snowden, but doesn't want to appear to cave in to U.S. demands for his return.