California

Lisa Newcomb, staff writer
"We need leaders who step up and propose solutions. Instead, we get President Trump's version of the EPA."
Lisa Newcomb, staff writer
Video footage of the incident contradicts official reports from Los Angeles...
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
A damaged car sits in a mobile home park destroyed by fire on September 10, 2020 in Phoenix, Oregon. Hundreds of homes in the town have been lost due to wildfire. (Photo: David Ryder/Getty Images)
"People are dying and losing their homes and jobs. But politicians in D.C. are...

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Bad news on all sides on our human propensity for taking without thinking. A new study finds researchers have "grossly underestimated" the impact on the Amazon rainforest of logging and other human activity, even as California park rangers combat a surge in nightime bandits - aka "midnight burlers" - poaching the burl from old-growth redwoods to sell for furniture. The tallest trees on earth, old-growth redwoods once covered almost 2,000,000 acres of California; today, less than 5% of that...