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SPECIAL REPORT-Burnout: Firefighter trauma rises in American West

Nov 18 2021

NEW YORK, Nov 18 Cal Fire Battalion Chief Miguel Watson wakes to the wind whipping through the trees. The whole night is ahead of him. He lies there and then, feeling restless, gets up and walks to his pickup truck.

Activists fought rounding up U.S. wild horses. Then came drought and climate change

Sep 01 2021

Across the U.S. West this summer, helicopters buzz low, herding thousands of wild horses into gated areas. | Video

Exclusive: Internal U.N. document says Taliban threatened, beat staff

Aug 25 2021

NEW YORK/LONDON The Taliban stopped an Afghan United Nations staff member as he tried to reach Kabul airport on Sunday. They searched his vehicle and found his U.N. identification. Then they beat him.

Taliban take over some U.N. premises, curb movement -U.N. report

Aug 24 2021

NEW YORK Taliban fighters have taken over some U.N. compounds in Afghanistan, searching and ransacking offices and in one case demanding the guards provide meals for a commander and his men, according to an internal U.N. report seen by Reuters.

U.S. cities hire specialists to counter climate change as impacts worsen

Jun 01 2021

NEW YORK Tucson hired a forester. Miami named a heat officer. And Los Angeles appointed a climate emergency mobilization director.

U.S. cities hire specialists to counter climate change as impacts worsen

Jun 01 2021

NEW YORK Tucson hired a forester. Miami named a heat officer. And Los Angeles appointed a climate emergency mobilization director.

Worried about climate change? There's a book for that.

Mar 04 2021

March 4 Books titled “Trees in Trouble” and “How We’re F—ing Up Our Planet” scream out from the shelves of Barnes and Noble’s nature and wildlife section between reassuring tomes on hummingbirds and wildflowers.

Georgia legislators, citing Reuters report, want every jail death investigated

Jan 25 2021

Troubled by deaths and questionable care in the state’s jails, several Georgia legislators convened Monday to explore reforms including requiring the state to investigate every fatality and escalating oversight of mental health and drug withdrawal crises.

Special Report: How U.S. CDC missed chances to spot COVID's silent spread

Jan 22 2021

In early February, 57 people arrived at a Nebraska military base, among the first Americans evacuated from Wuhan, China, the epicenter of the new coronavirus outbreak. U.S. health officials knew very little then about the mysterious new virus, and the quarantined group offered an early opportunity to size up the threat.

SPECIAL REPORT-How U.S. CDC missed chances to spot COVID's silent spread

Jan 22 2021

Jan 22 In early February, 57 people arrived at a Nebraska military base, among the first Americans evacuated from Wuhan, China, the epicenter of the new coronavirus outbreak. U.S. health officials knew very little then about the mysterious new virus, and the quarantined group offered an early opportunity to size up the threat.

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