Cyclone Yasi

  • February 3, 2011  

    In other news Thursday, the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee heard testimony that unrest in Egypt has rattled energy markets but is only one factor in rising oil prices. The U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization reported that a 3.5 percent rise in its December food-price index marked the seventh month of increases. Continue reading

  • February 2, 2011  

    In other news Wednesday, snow and ice buried cities from Texas to Maine, stranding drivers and halting air travel. The storm was blamed for at least 10 deaths. A Category 5 cyclone pounded northeastern Australia and prompted evacuations of more than 10,000 people in a province recovering from heavy flooding. Continue reading