Tesla Self-Driving System Faulted by Safety Agency in Crash

In a fatal accident last year, the National Transportation Safety Board said, the automaker allowed autonomous driving in unsuitable conditions.

Crisis Is Over at Texas Plant, but Chemical Safety Flaws Remain

By CLIFFORD KRAUSS, HIROKO TABUCHI and HENRY FOUNTAIN September 5, 2017 CROSBY, Tex. — Residents have returned to their homes here in the shadow of the Arkema chemical plant now that the fires at the plant are out and the immediate...

F.D.A. Cracks Down on ‘Unscrupulous’ Stem Cell Clinics

The agency reported actions against a biotech company and two large stem cell clinics over unapproved treatments, a move it said was necessary to make way for speedier approval of legitimate therapies.

E.P.A. Promised ‘a New Day’ for the Agriculture Industry, Documents Reveal

By ERIC LIPTON and RONI CARYN RABIN August 18, 2017 WASHINGTON — In the weeks before the Environmental Protection Agency decided to reject its own scientists’ advice to ban a potentially harmful pesticide, Scott Pruitt, the...

Trump Rules: Under Trump, Coal Mining Gets New Life on U.S. Lands

Under Trump, Coal Mining Gets New Life on U.S. Lands By ERIC LIPTON and BARRY MEIER August 6, 2017 Coal mining operations near Decker, Mont. Trump Rules By ERIC LIPTON and BARRY MEIER August 6, 2017 DECKER, Mont. — The...