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Trump’s victory creates uncertainty for wind and solar power

| | Jan 23 2017 - 12:44am | Comments

HONOLULU — President Donald Trump has disputed climate change, pledged a revival of coal and disparaged wind power, and his nominee to head the Energy Department was once highly skeptical of the agency’s value. What this means for states’ efforts to promote renewable energy is an open question.

  1. Posted: Jan 18 2017 - 12:05am

    Obama commutes most of Chelsea Manning’s sentence

  2. Posted: Jan 17 2017 - 12:05am

    Trump, in flap with civil rights icon, meets with MLK’s son

  3. | Posted: Jan 17 2017 - 12:05am

    WASHINGTON — The wife of the Orlando nightclub shooter, who was extensively questioned by federal agents in the days after the massacre, has been arrested by the FBI in connection with the attack, authorities said Monday.

  4. | Posted: Jan 17 2017 - 12:05am

    WASHINGTON — The World Bank is forecasting the global economy will accelerate slightly in 2017 after turning in the worst performance last year since the 2008 financial crisis.

  5. | Posted: Jan 16 2017 - 8:00pm

    SALT LAKE CITY — Visits to U.S. national parks set a record in 2016 for the third consecutive year as landmarks such Zion, Yellowstone and Rocky Mountain experienced historic levels of popularity that brought collateral headaches stemming from overcrowded roads and trails and increasing visitor misbehavior.

  6. | Posted: Jan 16 2017 - 9:53am

    WASHINGTON — The World Bank is forecasting the global economy will accelerate slightly in 2017 after turning in the worst performance last year since the 2008 financial crisis.

  7. | Posted: Jan 16 2017 - 9:51am

    WASHINGTON — Charter school advocate Betsy DeVos is widely expected to push for expanding school choice programs if confirmed as education secretary, prompting pushback from teachers unions. But Democrats and activists also are raising concerns about how her conservative Christian beliefs and advocacy for family values might impact minority and LGBT students.

  8. | Posted: Jan 16 2017 - 9:47am

    AUSTIN, Texas — This could be the year Texas raises the smoking age to 21.

  9. Posted: Jan 16 2017 - 12:05am

    In Trump, man elected by Americans is president they’ll get

  10. | Posted: Jan 16 2017 - 12:05am

    WASHINGTON — As a candidate, Donald Trump said he wanted to make America’s infrastructure great again. As president, he’ll have plenty of ways to get started in his new hometown.

  11. | Posted: Jan 16 2017 - 12:05am

    MOSCOW — With eager anticipation, the Kremlin is counting the days to Donald Trump’s inauguration and venting its anger at Barack Obama’s outgoing administration, no holds barred.

  12. | Posted: Jan 16 2017 - 12:05am

    SARASOTA, Fla. — Goodbye to death-defying feats — daring young men and women on the flying trapeze, whip-wielding lion tamers, human cannonballs. Goodbye to the scent of peanuts and popcorn, the thrill of three rings, the jaunty bum-bum-dadadada of circus music.

  13. | Posted: Jan 14 2017 - 12:05am

    SOUTH MILWAUKEE, Wisconsin — Baby Boomers: your millennial children are worse off than you.

  14. | Posted: Jan 13 2017 - 4:44pm

    WASHINGTON — Ascendant Republicans drove a budget through Congress on Friday that gives them an early but critical victory in their crusade to scrap President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul.

  15. | Posted: Jan 13 2017 - 4:42pm

    About 6.5 million Americans paid an average penalty of $470 for not having health insurance in 2015 — 20 percent fewer than the year before, according to data released Tuesday by the IRS.