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Why Home Solar Panels No Longer Pay in Some States
Last year, Nevada and Hawaii moved to end retail-rate credits awarded to solar owners for energy sent back into the grid. It's not just going to be about solar, but solar is forcing the regulatory construct to accommodate this. For solar customers, he said, there was no guarantee that the rates were going to stay the same as the world changed.
David Duke's Remarks on Senate Backing Put Donald Trump's Camp on the Defensive
Donald J Trump's campaign is dismissing questions about the white supremacist David Duke, after the former Ku Klux Klan leader said on his radio program that the Republican presidential nominee left open the possibility of supporting his Senate campaign. Asked about Mr Duke's remarks, Hope Hicks, a spokeswoman for Mr Trump, emailed, Again, Mr Trump has disavowed David Duke and will continue to do so.
Youree Dell Harris, the TV Psychic Miss Cleo, Dies at 53
Youree Dell Harris, whose Jamaican-accented character Miss Cleo was the face of ubiquitous psychic hotline commercials in the late 1990s before the company was fined by the federal government, died on Tuesday in Palm Beach, Fla. She was 53. The cause was cancer, William J Cone Jr., a lawyer for Ms Harris, said in a statement. As a vividly colored background swirled or candles burned, Miss Cleo sat and provided counsel to often-sheepish callers.
The Scene at the Democratic Convention: Hunger, Heat and Storms
With email leaks, jeering delegates and the chairwoman's resignation, the Democratic National Convention was chaotic even before the first prime-time speech. It was a walk in a leafy park compared with the scene outside the Wells Fargo Center as the event finally got underway. Highways leading to the convention site have been backed up with cars waiting for their security sweeps.
A Prized Stettheimer Painting, Sold Under the Radar by a University
At the same time, the sale reveals what can happen when an artist - even one as critically revered as Stettheimer - fails to secure her legacy. It is the cherry-picking of a painting here and a painting there to bolster an endowment or support operating expenses that is frowned upon. "We convinced them there was another way," Ms King said, and the new wing was financed without selling art.
Assange Timed WikiLeaks Release of Democratic Emails to Harm Hillary Clinton
Six weeks before the anti-secrecy organization WikiLeaks published an archive of hacked Democratic National Committee emails ahead of the Democratic convention, the organization's founder, Julian Assange, foreshadowed the release - and made it clear that he hoped to harm Hillary Clinton's chances of winning the presidency. By contrast, he thought it was predictable that Mrs Clinton would wield power in two ways he found problematic.
Indiana Republicans Choose Eric Holcomb to Run for Governor in Mike Pence's Place
A committee of top Indiana Republicans picked a new candidate for governor on Tuesday, filling a sudden gap left when Gov Mike Pence was tapped as Donald J Trump's running mate. Eric Holcomb, the lieutenant governor, was chosen by the committee, 22 local and state Republican leaders who voted on the issue during a private meeting in Indianapolis.
Building a Better Human With Science? The Public Says, No Thanks
She was surprised that the public seemed nearly equally worried about all three of the technologies. For years scientists and companies have insisted that foods containing GMOs are safe, but many people do not believe them. In a way, the public's wariness about science and its uses is part of a long history of worries about new technologies. The public was also concerned about equity, worried about creating a society of enhanced versus unenhanced humans.
Spy Agency Consensus Grows That Russia Hacked D.N.C.
Campaign officials have also suggested that Mr Putin could be trying to tilt the election to Donald J Trump. " Mr Podesta said that while Russia has a "history" of interfering in democratic elections in Europe, it would be "unprecedented in the United States. They showed efforts to impugn Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont in his effort to challenge Mrs Clinton for the nomination.
Michelle Obama Joins Forces With Her Predecessor (and Former Adversary)
In her speech, Mrs Obama roused the convention hall into a frenzy by denouncing Donald J Trump without ever using his name. In 2010, Mrs Obama tripped over her words as she thanked my dear friend, Senator - Secretary Clinton. Mrs Obama and her advisers decided to try striking a more careful balance between ceremony and policy, Mr Kass said.
Elizabeth Warren Urges Liberals to Vote for Hillary Clinton
Fists clenched, eyes focused intently behind her rimless glasses, Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts took the stage Monday on the first night of the Democratic National Convention with an urgent and fiery plea to liberals hesitant to support Hillary Clinton. Ms Warren described Mr Trump as a man who cares only for himself every minute of every day. That denounced Mrs Clinton for not putting Ms Warren or another liberal on the ticket.
Bernie Sanders Faces Task of Putting Down Revolt He Started
As beloved as Bernie is, said Norman Solomon, a Sanders delegate from California, he's not running the show. Inside the Wisconsin delegation, a Sanders supporter stood up with a piece of paper taped over her mouth. " Over near the California delegation, Sue Savary, 69, made the mistake of referring to Sanders supporters around her as "kids. But a Sanders supporter, armed with a with a black Sharpie pen, rewrote it into a banner of protest.

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