Fever chart: Earth had its hottest decade on record in 2010s

The decade that just ended was by far the hottest ever measured on Earth, capped off by the second-warmest year on record, two U.S. agencies reported Wednesday. And scientists said they see no end to the way man-made climate change keeps shattering records.

Judge blocks Trump from relaxing energy rules in US West

A U.S. judge temporarily blocked the Trump administration from easing rules on mining, drilling, and grazing across millions of acres in seven Western states, saying such activities left unchecked were likely to harm a struggling bird species.