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Indian couple hacked to death by grocer they owed 22 cents, police sayIndian couple hacked to death by grocer they owed 22 cents, police say


Mercury rising: India records highest temperature ever

A commuter cools off at a railway junction during a hot day in Allahabad, India, on Saturday, May 14. Much of India is reeling from a heat wave and severe drought conditions that have decimated crops, killed livestock and left at least 330 million people without enough water for their daily needs.

Nepal: Plane goes missing with 21 on board


At least six people have died as a magnitude-6.7 earthquake shook parts of northeastern India Monday morning

Nepal earthquake: Four U.S. citizens among nearly 4,000 dead

Caption:KATHMANDU, NEPAL - APRIL 25: Emergency rescue workers carry a victim on a stretcher after Dharara tower collapsed on April 25, 2015 in Kathmandu, Nepal. More than 100 people have died as tremors hit Nepal after an earthquake measuring 7.9 on the Richter scale caused buildings to collapse and avalanches to be triggered in the Himalayas. Authorities have warned that the death toll is likely to be much higher. (Photo by Omar Havana/Getty Images)

Rhode Island native was studying architecture

1. Oil, gas wells often keep operating despite violations

2. Companies Quietly Apply Biofuel Tools to Household Products

3. Bioengineers Hope Turning Garbage Into Gas Opens A Green Frontier in Iowa, Midwest

4. Bats being blindsided by disease

Detected in Illinois last year, fungus has killed millions of the winged creatures in U.S. and Canada

5. Some local restaurant owners believe there’s something fishy about catches from Lake Erie

6. Kuala Lawas – last frontier for dugong conservation

7. Modi implores India to restore polluted Ganges


8. Feds raided Rocky Flats 25 years ago, signaling the end of an era

Rocky Flats was once the site of the a nuclear weapons production facility, May 29, 2014. This June will be 25 years since the FBI raided Rocky Flats.

Rocky Flats was once the site of the a nuclear weapons production facility,

May 29, 2014. This June will be 25 years since the FBI raided Rocky Flats.

(RJ Sangosti, The Denver Post)

9. Neighbors fret over scant science on oil, gas drilling health impacts

Eric Ewing, who lives on the outskirts of LaSalle in Weld County, says he is worried about his family’s health after oil and gas drilling operations

10. Despite dire predictions, carbon emissions debate continues

Girls found hanging from tree in India

Students hold placards and shout slogans during a protest against the recent killings of two girls, in New Delhi May 30, 2014.  REUTERS/ADNAN ABID

LUCKNOW, India — Facing relentless media attention and growing criticism for a series of rapes, state officials in north India fired two police officers Friday for failing to investigate the disappearance of two teenage cousins, who were gang-raped and later found hanging from a tree.

1. Indian River Lagoon: What went wrong?

2. Monsanto and Maine: A look at Maine’s sometimes fractious relationship with the GMO giant

It has evolved to lawsuits, a labeling law and a public now deeply suspicious of or deeply confused about what this giant corporation does.

3. Families packing up and leaving Hong Kong over pollution life expectancy fears


4. Lynchburg, Va., oil train derailment illustrates threat to rivers

By Curtis Tate

Published: Friday, May. 2, 2014 – 4:22 pm
Last Modified: Sunday, May. 4, 2014 – 5:45 am
Rail derailment in Lynchburg, Virginia

5. Cartels and organised crime target food in hunt for riches

From adulterated olive oil to counterfeit vodka, the trade in fake food is booming – and for mafia gangs it’s less risky than drugs
Chinese confiscate fake Remy Martin and Hennessy whiskey.

6. In India election battle, Ganges locked in fight to survive

India’s holiest river is dying because it has not become a vote bank, say environmentalists

7. Study Reveals Sizable Increase in Diabetes Among Children

8. State hiring beginners for critical refinery-inspector jobs

The Chevron Corp. flag flies in front of the company's administrative building inside the Chevron Corp. Richmond Refinery stands in Richmond, California, U.S., on Thursday, April 24, 2014. Chevron Corp. hopes to gain city approval to finish hydrogen plant at the Richmond refinery in June or July. Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg Photo: David Paul Morris, Bloomberg

1. Texas: When fracking comes to town

2. Manure spraying under scrutiny

New method of dispersing waste can damage landscape, disrupt lives

A center pivot manure irrigation system is used to spread manure on a Wisconsin corn field. Courtesy of Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources

3. Who pays to clean up Delaware’s industrial pollution?


4. India’s rain woes grow bigger, scientists worried

5. Flaming Water: Texas Homeowner Takes on Gas Company – Les Stone for Al Jazeera America

Since Steve Lipsky found methane in his well, he’s battled the company he blames for his flammable water

6. Looking for air pollution hot spots with micro-monitors