California wants renewable energy for half its power by 2030
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown dramatically increased California's climate-change goals on Wednesday, committing the state to use renewable energy for half its electricity and make existing buildings twice as energy-efficient in just 15 years.
Coast Guard abandons search for 33 missing crew members
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Coast Guard broke the news to grieving family members Wednesday that it was abandoning the search for the 33 mariners aboard a U.S. container ship that sank last week during Hurricane Joaquin, and investigators turned their attention to finding the vessel's data recorder 3 miles down at the bottom of the sea.
Clinton opposes Pacific trade deal in major break with Obama
MOUNT VERNON, Iowa (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton declared her opposition to the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade accord on Wednesday, her most significant break with President Barack Obama since launching her campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination.