Drought continued to diminish in the Southeast and intensify across much of the West this week, according to Thursday's U.S. Drought Monitor, a weekly federal website that tracks drought.
One of the nation's more controversial climate-change skeptics dismissed warnings about sea-level rise and global warming as "scare tactics" and "sick" science in a talk here.
Researchers reported Tuesday that they have linked 180,000 obesity-related deaths worldwide to sugary drinks, including about 25,000 adult Americans.
Such a scenario is possible by the end of the century due to climate change, according to a study published Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
Panels calls for testing animals and adults first, with oldest teens tested first if no risks seen
Firefighters stopped the spread of a 311-acre wildfire in the heavily vegetated Santa Ana River bottom Friday, despite gusty Santa Ana winds and extremely dry conditions amid a late-winter heat spe
A powerful winter storm that's already blamed for one death in Oklahoma could dump more than a foot of snow in the nation's heartland on Thursday, according to the National Weather Service.
In what was billed as the largest climate rally in U.S.
Americans are increasingly convinced that the planet's climate is changing and show more support for regulating greenhouse gas emissions, finds a Duke University online survey released Thursday.
Twenty flu-related deaths have been reported in kids so far this winter, one of the worst tolls this early in the year since the government started keeping track in 2004.
Epidemiological study on effect of air pollution on human health (adults) in Delhi
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