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President Barack Obama speaks at the southern site of the Keystone XL pipeline on March 22, 2012 in Cushing, Okla. (credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

White House: Obama Takes A ‘Dim View’ Of Legislative Efforts To Force Action On Keystone XL Pipeline

A political gambit by an endangered Senate Democrat broke loose long-stalled legislation to force approval of the Keystone XL pipeline as the lame-duck Congress returned to a Capitol where results of last week’s GOP blowout are still sinking in.

11/13/2014

Photo Courtesy of Simon & Schuster

The Pollan Family Table’s Butternut Squash Soup

The Pollan Family Table is out now from CBS sister company Simon & Schuster. This excerpt shows their recipe for butternut squash soup with toasted pumpkin seeds.

10/28/2014

The current national average of $3.35 a gallon is a dime cheaper than it was this time last year. (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Report: Gas Prices Heading Closer To $3-Per-Gallon In Much Of U.S.

Greater American production and less-than-expected global demand is driving oil prices downward, say industry analysts.

09/25/2014

Daryl Hannah wears a sticker as she protests against Keystone XL Pipeline at Lafayette Park in Washington, DC. (Photo by Leigh Vogel/Getty Images)

Opponents Carve Anti-Pipeline Message Into Field

Opponents of a proposed pipeline to carry Canadian oil south to the Gulf Coast have carved a message of resistance into a Nebraska field in the project’s path.

04/13/2014

A general view of an oil refinery.  (credit: MAHMUD TURKIA/AFP/Getty Images)

Flint Hills Says North Pole Refinery Will Close

The company that owns North Pole Refinery announced Tuesday it’s closing the facility.

02/04/2014

Experts estimate 13 percent of the world's untapped oil reserves may lie beneath the melting Arctic ice. (Getty Images)

Nations Vie For Clout In Arctic; U.S. Far From Lead

Critics say the U.S. is lagging behind Russia, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Iceland, Canada and Denmark in securing Arctic Ocean rights.

01/01/2014

President Barack Obama holds a press conference in the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House in Washington, D.C., on Dec. 20, 2013. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Pushes More Oil Production To Clean Up Coal

America’s newest, most expensive coal-fired power plant is hailed as one of the cleanest on the planet, thanks to government-backed technology that removes carbon dioxide and keeps it out of the atmosphere.

12/23/2013

A gas flare is seen at an oil well site on July 26, 2013 outside Williston, N.D. (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

House Passes Bills Aimed At Speeding Up Drilling For Oil, Gas On Public Lands

The House approved two bills Wednesday aimed at speeding up drilling for oil and natural gas on public lands.

11/21/2013

File photo of a gas station. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

National Average For Gallon Of Gas Falls Below $3.50 For First Time Since February

Gasoline prices are on a summer slide, giving U.S. drivers a break as they set out for the beach and other vacation spots for the Fourth of July.

07/03/2013

File photo of a protester arguing against fracking. (credit: Getty Images)

Interior Issues New Fracking Rule On Public Land

The Obama administration said Thursday it will require companies that drill for oil and natural gas on federal lands to publicly disclose chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing operations.

05/16/2013

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