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August 12, 2015 1:41 PM Fallout from toxic sludge disaster taints EPA

Amid festering anger and fear across three states, the head of the Environmental Protection Agency headed to Colorado on Wednesday, a week after her organization uncorked a gusher of toxic waste in that state. The accident sent more than 3 million gallons of sludge down the Animas River, which ran an unforgettable shade of highlighter yellow and hot mustard 83

August 11, 2015 11:00 AM This Guy Re-Creates Grandpa's Old Travel Photos, Internet Sobs

Three years ago, the Philadelphia-based photographer found a box of his grandfather's travel photos with images of the Oregon coast, a place he'd be visiting the very next week. As it turns out, he could. And Carollo hasn't stopped since. He travels the U.S. taking the same travel photos his grandparents took in the 1970s and '80s, everywhere from California's 62

August 11, 2015 8:31 AM The Central Nebraska Regional Airport Announces Non-stop Flight to Orlando

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. -- After breaking a record with more than 60,000 boardings in 2014, The Central Nebraska Regional Airport is aiming do it again in 2015. Flights to the Sunshine State will start November 7 and will be serviced by Allegiant Air, which currently runs flights to Las Vegas and the Phoenix/Mesa area. The new seasonal flights will operate 83

August 11, 2015 7:19 AM EPA spill: 'The magnitude of it, you can't even describe it'

EPA accidentally turns river orange (CNN)The city of Durango and La Plata County, Colorado, have declared a state of emergency after a federal cleanup crew accidentally released mine waste into the water. An estimated 1 million gallons of waste water spilled out of an abandoned mine area in the southern part of the state last week, turning the Animas 125

August 11, 2015 7:19 AM Colorado River Spill: Early Tests Show Little Threat to Fish, Wildlife

Preliminary tests on the once-toxically orange Animas River in Colorado indicate little danger to fish or other wildlife, authorities said Monday, five days after a spill sent contaminated water seeping into the river. Gov. John Hickenlooper declared a state of emergency after the Environmental Protection Agency said Sunday that 3 million gallons of wastewater 102

August 10, 2015 10:07 PM The Latest: Spill Prompts New Mexico to Declare Emergency

New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez has declared an emergency that frees up state funds to address a massive spill of wastewater from a Colorado mine into the Animas and San Juan rivers. Federal officials say more than 3 million gallons of water tainted with lead, arsenic and other heavy metals contaminated the rivers following last week's spill 92

August 10, 2015 7:07 PM Hiker identified in grizzly attack: How common are bear encounters?

Park officials have caught a female grizzly bear they suspect was involved in a fatal attack on a hiker last week. Rangers at Yellowstone National Park have captured a grizzly they believe was involved in the park’s first deadly bear attack since 2011. The female grizzly bear was caught early Saturday morning after rangers set up traps in the area where 37

August 10, 2015 6:35 PM The Latest: Emergency Declared Over Colorado Mine Spill

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper has issued a disaster declaration after millions of gallons of contaminated water spilled from a mine into the Animas River and was making its way to Lake Powell in Utah. The declaration on Monday releases $500,000 to assist businesses and towns affected by the 3-million-gallon spill that contains heavy metals including 92

August 10, 2015 3:54 PM 'Jackass' star Steve-O nicked for whale stunt

A "Save the Whales" stunt turned into another Jackass 3D "Waste Police Time" spectacle when show star Steve-O was arrested in Hollywood for climbing a crane to inflate a killer whale balloon to protest SeaWorld. Dozens of police and fire rescue people had to respond Sunday night to a construction site on Sunset Boulevand where Stephen Glover (Steve-O's 65

August 10, 2015 2:04 PM ‘Jackass’ Star Steve-O Arrested for Stunt to Protest SeaWorld

As “Jackass” fans know, Steve-O is no amateur when it comes to dangerous public stunts, but that doesn’t mean he can get away with them all the time. The performer, whose real name is Stephen Glover, was arrested Sunday night in Los Angeles after he scaled a construction-site crane at least 100 feet tall to pull off his latest protest against SeaWorld 57