Senators Told They Must Do More to Protect Vulnerable Elderly From Monster Storms

Images of seniors in wheelchairs sitting waist deep in the waters which flooded their nursing home after Hurricane Harvey hit Houston told a tale of a tragedy that could have been avoided with the help of greater federal investment and oversight, a bipartisan senate committee agreed on Wednesday.

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EU Court Sets High Bar for State Bans of GMO Crops

In a blow to EU nations seeking to ban or limit planting genetically modified crops within their borders, the European Court of Justice ruled Wednesday that can only happen if the GMO crops are scientifically proven to be a serious risk to health or the environment.

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