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File photo of a drone. (credit: KORAL CARBALLO/AFP/GettyImages)

Drone Industry Worries About Privacy Backlash

It’s a good bet that in the not-so-distant future aerial drones will be part of Americans’ everyday lives, performing countless useful functions.

03/29/2013

President Barack Obama waves as he makes his way to meet with the House Democratic Caucus on March 14, 2013 at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Pushes For More Research To Wean Automobiles Off Oil

President Barack Obama is pushing Congress to authorize more federally funded research into clean energy technologies that can wean automobiles off oil.

03/15/2013

President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney. (Getty Images/Luke Sharrett and Joe Raedle)

CBS Local Presidential Forum: Obama/Romney: Duke It Out Over Energy And Health Care

The two presidential candidates were asked a question by CBS Local about Obamacare vs. Romneycare and asked them to talk about the similarities or differences between the two plans.

10/15/2012

President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney. (Getty Images/Luke Sharrett and Joe Raedle)

CBS Local Presidential Forum Obama/Romney: Square Off Over Education and Energy

Today on the CBS Local forum, Romney and Obama were asked: What will you do to make the U.S. more energy independent?

10/12/2012

A man pumps gas in California (Credit: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Gas Prices Are The Government and Obama’s Fault

Americans continually hear that the president of the United States can do nothing about gas prices. John Hofmeister says that isn’t true. The doubled gas prices could have been avoided but no one in a political position who can do anything about the prices wants to do anything.

10/10/2012

Equipment used for the extraction of natural gas.  (credit: Spencer Platt/GettyImages)

Geologists: Utica Shale Holds 38 Trillion Feet Of Recoverable Natural Gas

Government geologists say the Utica Shale formation holds about 38 trillion feet of recoverable natural gas.

10/05/2012

Pipe is stacked at the southern site of the Keystone XL pipeline on March 22, 2012 in Cushing, Okla. (credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Canadian Company Resubmits New Application For Keystone XL Pipeline

The Canadian company that wants to build the disputed Keystone XL pipeline in the U.S. submitted a new application for the project Friday after changing the route to avoid environmentally sensitive land in Nebraska.

05/04/2012

Archive image of oil pipeline being constructed. (credit: RIZA OZEL/AFP/Getty Images)

Senate Strikes Down Bid To Speed Approval Of Keystone Pipeline

The Democratic-controlled Senate has rejected a Republican bid to speed approval of an oil pipeline from Canada to Texas.

03/08/2012

President Barack Obama waves before boarding the Marine One helicopter to leave the White House in Washington, D.C., on Feb. 23, 2012 en route to Miami, Fla. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama: ‘There Are No Quick Fixes’ To Problem Of High Gas Prices

President Barack Obama says simply calling for more drilling is just a “bumper sticker,” not a real plan for bringing down rising gas prices.

02/23/2012

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