Carpenteria resident Jay Molnar, 55, views flames glowing in the hills above Carpenteria, Calif., as viewed from Santa Monica Rd. on Dec. 11, 2017. (Mel Melcon/Los Angeles Times/TNS)
A Maryland paper mill burns a polluting sludge, but the state calls it green energy
The 228-acre Verso paper mill dwarfs the town of Luke on the banks of the Potomac River in Western Maryland, on Nov. 21, 2017. The plant generates much of its own power by burning "black liquor," a sludge byproduct of the paper making process. (Jerry Jackson/Baltimore Sun/TNS)
Dolphins upset Patriots
Miami Dolphins' Stephone Anthony (44) leaps to block New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) in the first quarter at Hard Rock Stadium Monday, Dec. 11, 2017 in Miami Gardens, Fla. (Charles Trainor Jr./Miami Herald/TNS)
Here’s how to shut down the internet: Snip undersea fiber-optic cables
A crewman pulls on undersea cable that will be laid in the Caribbean in this 2001 photo from the Port of Miami. The crewman stands in a cable well holding 120 miles of cable. (Charles Trainor Jr./Miami Herald/TNS)
Falling Off the Cliff: A crisis for the disabled
Justin Scott, 31, sits on his floor and plays the organ in his room so he can hear the notes. Scott lives with his mother and receives care from support staff that comes to the house. (Michael Bryant/Philadelphia Inquirer/TNS)
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