November 5, 2007, 7am PST
<p>An elderly man watering his lawn in drought-stricken Australia was recently berated by a passerby for wasting water. A fight then broke out and the man was beaten to death.</p>
October 11, 2007, 11am PDT
<p>A Bill advocating the formation of an affordable housing trust fund will likely be vetoed by the Bush White House, which believes the program is unnecessary.</p>
August 23, 2007, 11am PDT
<p>In the Mexican city of Altar, just 60 miles from the U.S. border, a booming economy has built itself around catering to those looking to make the treacherous walk through the desert to cross into the U.S.</p>
August 2, 2007, 9am PDT
<p>With the nation's crumbling infrastructure having grabbed headlines lately, two U.S. senators are supported the concept of a national infrastructure bank to evaluate and finance major public works.</p>
June 28, 2007, 8am PDT
<p>U.S. home builder Toll Brothers, renowned for its large home suburban subdivisions, is looking to expand overseas.</p>
June 14, 2007, 5am PDT
<p>The vast majority of the world's e-waste is processed in China, in towns like Guiyu.</p>
May 25, 2007, 9am PDT
<p>A new poll shows that just 37 percent of New Yorkers support Mayor Bloomberg's congestion pricing plan, though two-thirds of Manhattan residents support the idea.</p>
May 3, 2007, 6am PDT
<p>From fears over immigration to the pursuit of control over territory, countries and cities around the world are increasingly turning to the oldest form of defense: the wall.</p>
March 30, 2007, 12pm PDT
<p>Increases in average temperatures are mostly caused by urbanization and not greenhouse warming argue authors of a recent study.</p>
March 2, 2007, 11am PST
<p>With Chinese's new middle class embracing automobiles, gridlock in the capital is set to get a lot worse.</p>
August 18, 2006, 2pm PDT
California, the world's eight largest economy, is considering measures to address global change.
August 2, 2006, 1pm PDT
The Israeili bombing of fuel storage tanks, plus the attack on an Israeli warship, have released thousands of tons of oil into the coast off of Lebanon, and there are few resources available for a cleanup operation.
January 6, 2006, 7am PST
Despite public opposition, Stockholm is pushing ahead with implementation of congestion charging for a trial period.
November 27, 2005, 5am PST
Driven by the need to quench North America's thirst for energy, the rapid development of Canada's oil sands resources has sidelined discussions about its harmful environmental impacts.
April 28, 2005, 7am PDT
'Something there is that does not love a wall/That wants it down...'
February 16, 2005, 10am PST
International treaty to address global warming comes into force today.
December 20, 2004, 5am PST
The popular website Yahoo! is the first to launch a national service to display realtime traffic conditions on customized maps.
November 26, 2004, 11am PST
The huge deficits and social security privatization promoted by the Bush Administration makes an economic crisis almost inevitable, Princeton economist warns.
October 28, 2004, 2pm PDT
UN climate chief says more needs to be done to counter global warming.
October 21, 2004, 7am PDT
A new study in the New England Journal of Medicine's finds that one in 12 heart attacks is tied to traffic.