California

Jessica Corbett, staff writer
A massive earthquake
The 7.1 magnitude temblor, which followed a 6.4 quake, has experts warning of aftershocks for days or longer
Jake Johnson, staff writer
"Let's stand up for the integrity of art as well as for historical...
Eoin Higgins, staff writer
An earthquake hit southern California Thursday, centered in the town of Ridgecrest.
The 6.4 magnitude quake, centered in the southern California city of Ridgecrest...

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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...