After California saw its driest year on record in nearly 100 years, the entire state is now under a drought emergency, officials said Tuesday.
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A scuba diver has found a 900-year-old Crusader sword with a three-foot blade off the coast of Israel.
A creature known as a "living fossil" -- the alligator gar -- has found its way to Kansas for the first time in documented history.
Connecticut Water said some residents in Ellington, South Windsor, and Vernon customers have reported a musty, earthy taste and smell to their water.
A dog in Utah got her final wish to play in the snow one last time, thanks to an act of kindness.
The body of a kayaker was recovered from a North Stonington lake.
Global scientists reported in August that due to the climate crisis, droughts that may have occurred only once every decade or so now happen 70% more frequently. The increase is particularly apparent in the Western US, which is currently in the the throes of a historic, multiyear drought that has exacerbated wildfire behavior, drained reservoirs and triggered water shortages.
An invasive plant is taking over parts of the Connecticut River and it could be bad news for businesses and animals.
When Talos Energy was notified of an oil spill off the Louisiana coast after Hurricane Ida, the company said, it sent a response team to the site.
The Caldor Fire, which has threatened the popular tourist spot of Lake Tahoe, came under better control this weekend, and some evacuation orders have been downgraded.