Earthquake: 4.5 quake rattles Southern California; no major damage reported

A magnitude 4.5 earthquake was reported Friday evening at 11:38 p.m. Pacific time in Rosemead, according…

‘Too late to stop it’: California’s future hinges on managing megafires

This year’s historic blazes and apocalyptic skies will become routine. Hope lies in rethinking how we…

Why Giving Food Stamps to the Rich Is Not a Terrible Idea

Every child in N.Y.C. public schools was given a $420 benefits card. The well-off should use…

Housekeepers Face a Disaster Generations in the Making

Ghosted by their employers, members of the profession are facing “a full-blown humanitarian crisis — a…

First the Pandemic. Now the Storm. Gulf Shores High School Can’t Catch a Break.

It was supposed to be homecoming week at an Alabama high school, but Hurricane Sally ruined…

Wildfires Are Among 4 Recent Disasters Costing at Least $1 Billion

Firefighters were making progress against several significant wildfires in California and Oregon, hopeful that changing weather…

Wildfires Live Updates: 4 Recent Disasters Cost at Least $1 Billion

Firefighters were making progress against several significant wildfires in California and Oregon, hopeful that changing weather…

As Courts Back Broad Mail-In Voting, DeJoy Apologizes for Missteps

Postmaster General Louis DeJoy privately apologized to election officials for failing to consult about a postcard…

Firefighters battle on in Oregon, scouring ruins for the missing

Thousands of evacuees settle into a second week of life in shelters as Trump approves a…

A ‘Textbook Example’ of a College Outbreak in N.Y.

Students, parents and staff members at SUNY Oneonta say a problem of lax screening was made…