After decades on the US Endangered Species list, American brown pelicans have made a comeback.
Florida took up a seven-mile-long beach restoration project, and some beach property owners say it violates their rights. On Wednesday, a lawyer for waterfront landowners encountered both skepticism and support at the Supreme Court.
Efforts are under way to reverse the deterioration of a major water source, the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta in California, which is sinking.
Beach property owners in Florida went to court after the state government added sand to the beach in front of their homes, citing erosion, and designated the new stretch public land. The Supreme Court hears arguments Wednesday.
Sunday's police ambush near Seattle was the fifth shooting in which more than one police officer died. The 15 officers killed this year in multiple-shooting incidents is the highest since 2000.
The Tiger Woods 911 call offers a glimpse of the night of the accident, but Woods said in a statement Sunday that he wants to keep the accident a 'private matter,' so he won't talk with police investigators.
Just like for-profit firms, philanthopies push for efficiency. Volunteers help, too.