Education is important for the future of the world's energy challenges, writes Laurie Guevara-Stone. And today's children can learn through hands-on experience, according to a Purdue University study.
Fire officials expect a southern California wildfire to spread Friday, fueled by continuing Santa Ana winds. They are resuming overflights to drop flame retardant, but urge area residents to be prepared to evacuate.
Santa Ana winds: Pasadena is reporting hundreds of trees down and one wind-related injury. Hundreds of thousands of Southern California residents are without power from the worst Santa Anna winds in more than a decade.
Scientists have detailed a California superstorm scenario that could destroy up to a quarter of homes in the state.
Another storm moved through California Wednesday after nearly a week of record rain saturated the state. Sierra Nevada snowpack critical to spring agriculture is at double its normal size.
First responders are busy but not overwhelmed by rain storms that have lashed California for five days. Preparedness efforts include ways to channel mudslides, should they strike roads or homes.
LA heat record of over 110 degrees was set on Monday, just after noon in the downtown area. More high temperatures, though not record-setting, are forecast for Tuesday for LA.
Historically vulnerable cities like New York claim they need more anti-terrorism funds. After Faisal Shahzad's attempted Times Square bombing, will the Department of Homeland Security agree?