Extreme Weather

Lauren McCauley, staff writer
America's food growing regions face a crisis of "catastrophic" proportions as historic drought continues to drive the nation's largest water reserves to record lows. Amidst the shortages, private landowners are facing harsh criticism for seeking profits from this dwindling public resource. “We’re headed for a brick wall at 100 miles per hour,”...
Justin Elliot, Pro Publica
Just how badly does the American Red Cross want to keep secret how it raised...
Jacob Chamberlain, staff writer
View of the 91 Freeway Fire, California (Via Flickr / Eric Nielson / Creative Commons license)
Over the past 30 years wildfires have consistently become larger and more...

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