Matthew Brown, Associated Press | PostedJun 24th - 11:04pm
Climate change in the Western U.S. means more intense and frequent wildfires churning out waves of smoke that scientists say will sweep across the continent to affect tens of millions of people and cause a spike in premature deaths.
As more senior citizens adopt smartphones, app developers have worked to meet the unique needs and challenges of this demographic. Here are 12 apps that might actually be useful for the more elderly among us.
A new federally led study of oil seeping from a platform toppled off Louisiana's coast 14½ years ago found releases lower than other recent estimates, but contradicts the well owner's assertions about the amount and source of oil.
As Democratic presidential hopefuls prepare for their first 2020 primary debate this week, 74 medical and public health groups aligned on Monday to push for a series of consensus commitments to combat climate change, bluntly defined by the organizations as "a health emergency."
Russell Contreras, Associated Press | PostedJun 23rd - 10:24am
The U.S. Census Bureau is using new high-tech tools to help get an accurate population count next year as its faces challenges tallying people of color who live in remote places and can be wary of the federal government.
Andrew Oxford and Don Thompson, Associated Press | PostedJun 21st - 7:34am
A California Assembly committee backed new rules for vaccination exemptions on Thursday following a raucous, hours-long hearing in the midst of a national measles outbreak and renewed scrutiny of immunization policies.