Much of the Lower 48 is in a bad drought, the worst since 1956. Yet each drought also brings new ideas for adapting to nature's vagaries. What ideas are worth considering now?
The problem isn't lack of knowledge on what to do, but partisan arguments that ignore common-sense consensus. America needs an activist government and individual responsibility. It needs immediate job creation, and over the long term, debt reduction and stronger families.
A visit to the animal kingdom can be a memorable family outing. Some of America's most popular zoos are in places you would least expect -- here's where to go and how to save some serious dough once you get there.