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IMAGES: AAA's Top-5 Green Cars in 2016

AAA released its top-5 list of Green Cars of the Year for 2016.View gallery

  • 5. Subaru Outback 2.5i Premium
  • 4. Audi A3 Sportback e-tron Premium
  • 3. Volkswagen e-Golf SEL Premium
Tuesday, Feb 16, 2016

Accused Grim Sleeper Killer Arrested

Accused Grim Sleeper Killer Arrested

The families of victims of alleged serial killer Lonnie Franklin Jr. are grateful for his arrest. Police were able to find Franklin through a DNA sample from his son, who was arrested on a weapons charge.

Thursday, Apr 17, 2014

The 'Zero-Emission' Engine Is Almost Ready for Prime Time

The 'Zero-Emission' Engine Is Almost Ready for Prime Time

With the aid of government spending and joint efforts by Ford and Nissan, Daimler — Mercedes’s parent corporation — aims to start selling hydrogen-fueled cars to the public as early as 2017.

Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Solar Power Helps Monitor Carbon Fuels

Solar Power Helps Monitor Carbon Fuels

Oil and natural gas companies are using more solar power to provide electricity to power remote monitoring stations after the hydraulic fracturing crews have left.

Tuesday, Apr 9, 2013

CA Blows by Wind Energy Record During Storm

CA Blows by Wind Energy Record During Storm

Southern California's recent windstorm downed trees, knocked out power lines and fanned the flames of a wildfire, but it also set an energy record by spinning those towering white turbines in the desert.

Friday, Mar 29, 2013

Hybrid Power Plant Burns More Than Just Coal

Hybrid Power Plant Burns More Than Just Coal

The Virginia City Hybrid Energy Center in St. Paul burns more than just coal from mines. Wood chips go into the fire as well. And, the utility running the plant is touting its advanced design.

Friday, Apr 20, 2012

Stone Cold Drinking

Stone Cold Drinking

A Vermont-based stone company uses its soapstone scraps to cut cubes it markets as "green," reusable alternatives to ice.

Thursday, Apr 19, 2012

Adrian Grenier Promotes Documentaries for Eco-Friendly Website

Adrian Grenier Promotes Documentaries for Eco-Friendly Website

“Entourage” star Adrian Grenier said he wants to change the way people view environmentalists, who are usually perceived as “wacky” and “unrealistic.” “Just because we wanna do the right thing, we get...

Monday, Apr 16, 2012

Learning to Live Green

Learning to Live Green

A new environmental curriculum including books and activities has helped fire students up to recycle and care for the Earth.

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Trump Expected to Tap Exxon's Tillerson for State Dept. Post

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'La La Land' Leads Critics' Choice Awards Nominations

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Stanford Band Suspended for 'Unacceptable Behavior'

Stanford Band Suspended for 'Unacceptable Behavior'

The famous — or infamous as the case may be — Stanford marching band has been disbanded through spring 2017.

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