InsideClimate News -- Thanks to climate change, extreme weather disasters have hammered the United States with increasing frequency in recent years—from drought and wildfires to coastal storms and flooding.
BlackRock Inc., the world’s biggest money manager, agreed to end an analyst survey program that New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said could be used to execute trades based in part on nonpublic information.
Tucson, Arizona, the sixth-poorest U.S. big city, stands to gain protection from federal defense- spending cuts as its home county plans a record bond package, in part to entice Raytheon Co. to expand missile production.
In the snake-infested jungle of southeastern Ecuador, the American explorer David Lowell found himself sliding over a waterfall and heard his head bounce off a rock “like a melon being hit by a hammer,” he says.
University of Arizona sophomore forward Derrick Williams will enter this year’s National Basketball Association draft after scoring more points in his first two seasons than any player in school history.
Rich Rodriguez was hired as the new football coach at the University of Arizona less than a year after being fired by the University of Michigan following a tumultuous three-year stint in which he had a 15-22 record.
Janet Napolitano’s national profile and government experience trump the fact that she’s never held an academic post as she prepares to lead the financially challenged University of California, college administrators and professors said.