Category: National

New Natural Gas Pipeline Into NYC Is Volatile Issue

Voice of America/voanews.com — New York City is crisscrossed with underground natural gas pipelines, many decades old, supplying cooking and heating gas to homes and businesses. But safety and environmental concerns about a new gas pipeline being built into Manhattan’s west side have given rise to protest, and calls for New York to move more quickly to sustainable forms of energy.

Manning’s Military Trial Begins

VOA News —  More than three years after he was arrested, Army Private Bradley Manning’s court martial is underway at Fort Meade, Maryland, near Washington. The trial has begun for a U.S. soldier accused of leaking hundreds of thousands of…