The decades-long flood of peasants into cities in search of work is altering the nation's economic landscape.
The nation's power infrastructure is an aging, dangerous mess, and conflicting interests remain an obstacle to needed improvements.
With Edison International permanently closing the facility, the issue of aging reactors in the US is becoming inescapable.
North Dakota's oil boom has sent its GDP soaring, and it's minting 2,000 millionaires a year. But it also faces tough problems.
Global travelers have voted -- and the results have President Obama and others much chagrined.
Consumers now must choose from a dizzying array of new technologies, as federal energy-efficiency standards are phased in.
The cost of new emissions rules could give natural gas a big edge. But a hungry world market is ready to take US production.
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