Videos of a mysterious celestial phenomenon captured a once-common human emotion: awe at the wonder of the heavens.
Astronomers said the objects were debris from a SpaceX rocket. Not everyone got the memo.
More people than ever visited national parks during the pandemic. We need to harness that interest for change.
The harsh weather was a prelude to another winter storm that is expected to bring more snow, sleet and freezing rain to over 100 million Americans over the next several days.
The Washington State Recreation and Conservation Office found that some salmon species are “on the brink of extinction.” Habitat loss, climate change and other factors are to blame, it said.
Indigenous peoples of the Pacific Northwest once bred dogs in large numbers and sheared them for wool.
The wildfires blazing in the West could hinder developing lungs, worsen asthma and even lead to the condition in those who don’t have it but are genetically disposed to it.
Gov. Jay Inslee expressed confidence that Washington State could contain its fires, and offered help to Oregon, but warned that the air was still at “historically polluted levels.”
When “civilization” oppresses, wilderness is the best therapy.
Why have militarized federal forces been deployed to an American city?
Scientists are hard at work recalibrating where and how the nation physically sits on the planet. It’s not shrinkage — it’s “height modernization.”
The tensions we now face between science, politics and economics also arose before the country’s most destructive volcanic eruption.
We didn’t stop the coronavirus. But perhaps we can stop the giant hornets.
“Are we ready to respond to a pandemic? I fear the answer is no,” one senior U.S. health official said in 2018.
“It’s fear, it’s every bad emotion you could have.” One woman fights to help her mother on lockdown in a virus-affected nursing home.