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Latest News Wires In drought-ravaged Calif, Obama talks preparation for climate change

Speaking on water needs in California, President Barack Obama said the US must plan ahead for weather-related disasters. He announced $160 million in federal financial aid, which will cover loss of livestock and help families affected by water shortages.

By Darlene SupervilleAssociated Press / February 15, 2014

President Barack Obama drew a link between climate change and California's drought, and said the US must do a better job of figuring out how to make sure everyone's water needs are satisfied.