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When Not Getting Enough Sleep Turns Deadly
New Nat Geo documentary, "Sleepless in America," says we're more sleep deprived than ever, which can have serious consequences.
ON THE EVE of the landmark O'Bannon v. NCAA trial, Michael Hausfeld, the lead attorney for former UCLA basketball star Ed O'Bannon, huddled with his colleagues in a small conference room overlooking Oakland's Lake Merritt. The words "WAR ROOM" were written on a Post-it note attached to the
'This Week': Powerhouse Roundtable I
ABC News' Terry Moran, Rep. Keith Ellison, Rep. Adam Kinzinger, and Greta Van Susteren discuss the crisis in Iraq.
Houston Oil Clean-Up on 25th Anniversary of Exxon Valdez Spill
Morning Money Memo… Talk about irony. On this 25th anniversary of the Exxon Valdez oil spill, the busy Houston Ship Channel was partially closed because of the weekend spill of nearly 170,000 gallons of tar-like crude. The Coast Guard says barge carrying about 900,000...
Dangerous Oil Spill Shuts Down Busy Texas Waterway
Oil poured into Galveston Bay after a collision between a ship and a barge.
Avalanches Close the Only Road Leading Into Small Alaska City
Avalanches have dumped 30 feet of snow and ice on an Alaska highway, closing the only road into the port city of Valdez. City officials say it will be at least a week before Richardson Highway, State Route 4, reopens. That highway connects Valdez to Fairbanks. The state’s Department of
Mayflower, Ark., Battles Exxon's Backyard Oil Spill
We tend to think of oil spills on a massive scale, so large they are hard to imagine. Millions of barrels of crude pouring into the Bering Sea from the slashed hull of the Exxon Valdez. Tens of thousands of workers and volunteers combing hundreds...
Dolphin and Turtle Deaths Up Two Years After Gulf Spill Cleanup
Two years ago this week, the wellhead that ruptured on the sea floor of the Gulf of Mexico, sending 4.9 million barrels of oil into the water, was capped. After three months, the end of the largest oil spill in the industry's history was in sight. With the help of nearly 2 million gallons of toxic
7 Million Birds Killed Each Year, Confused by TV Towers
Birds Appear Confused by Solid Red Warning Lights; Blinking Lights Could Save Millions
Feb. 27: Wounded Knee Standoff 1973
1973 Wounded Knee Standoff Ends Native Americans surrendered to federal authorities after a 71-day standoff in South Dakota. 1990 Criminal Charges for Exxon Exxon was indicted on five criminal counts for March 1989 oil spill off the coast of Alaska. 1990 Nelson Mandela...