The man who destroyed a vast forest wins the park

The man who destroyed a vast forest wins the park

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) – In a move that shocked conservationists, the government of Brazil’s third largest state has given up on a legal fight to protect a state park in one of the most biodiverse areas in the Amazon. The result of that decision is that a man responsible for deforesting large areas of … Read more

Lawyers: the Senate bill means environmental health, even harm

Lawyers: the Senate bill means environmental health, even harm

Billions of dollars in climate and environmental investments could flow to US communities that have been plagued by pollution and climate threats for decades if the proposed inflation reduction law becomes law. The bill, announced by senses Chuck Schumer and Joe Manchin last month, could also kick-start the transition to clean energy in regions still … Read more

The “Stray” cat video game offers some advantages to real cats

The “Stray” cat video game offers some advantages to real cats

NEW YORK (AP) – The virtual cat hero of the sensational new video game “Stray” doesn’t just meander along rusted pipes, jump over unidentified mud and decode clues in a seemingly abandoned city. The bold orange tabby is also helping real-world cats. Thanks to online fundraising platforms, players play “Stray” during live streaming to allow … Read more

The “Stray” cat video game offers some advantages to real cats

The “Stray” cat video game offers some advantages to real cats

NEW YORK (AP) – The virtual cat hero of the sensational new video game “Stray” doesn’t just meander along rusted pipes, jump over unidentified mud and decode clues in a seemingly abandoned city. The bold orange tabby is also helping real-world cats. Thanks to online fundraising platforms, players play “Stray” during live streaming to allow … Read more

States are hoping for increased revenue with the Mega Millions craze

States are hoping for increased revenue with the Mega Millions craze

An increase in undergraduate scholarships for New Mexico students. A new bike path nestled in the western side of Colorado. More homeless shelters in Arizona. When lottery sales go up, gold ticketed players aren’t the only ones to win. In the United States, state lottery systems use that money to promote education, tourism, transportation, and … Read more

The ruling leaves questions about the Boy Scouts’ bankruptcy plan

The ruling leaves questions about the Boy Scouts’ bankruptcy plan

DOVER, Del. (AP) – A Delaware bankruptcy judge approved parts of the Boy Scouts of America reorganization plan, but rejected other provisions, stating in a ruling Friday that the organization has “decisions to make” regarding the plan. Judge Laurie Selber Silverstein delivered her 281-page ruling months after she concluded a trial in the case. She … Read more