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Recovery and Cleanup in Florida After Hurricane Ian

Marco Bello / Reuters One week since Hurricane Ian made landfall, Florida officials have reported more than 100 storm-related deaths across 10 counties. Ian struck as a category 4 hurricane and was one of the most powerful storms to ever hit the United States—its floodwaters...

Early Photos of Hurricane Ian’s Landfall in Florida

Giorgio Viera / AFP / Getty Hurricane Ian made landfall in southwest Florida yesterday as a Category 4 storm, causing catastrophic flooding, wind damage, and power outages affecting millions. Ian also heavily damaged at least two causeways, cutting off the only land connection...

After the Floods: Recovery in Kentucky

Amanda Rossman / USA Today Network / Reuters The record-setting rainfall that caused devastating floods across eastern Kentucky at the end of last week left at least 37 people dead and caused heavy damage across 13 counties. Rescue workers are still attempting to find a number...

Scenes From California’s Fast-Moving Oak Fire

Noah Berger / AP A wildfire that erupted in California on Friday expanded ferociously over the weekend, amid scorching temperatures and tinder-dry conditions, consuming nearly 17,000 acres by Monday. The fast-moving Oak Fire, burning west of Yosemite National Park, has forced...

Photos: Protests Against the Overturning of Roe

Peter Zay / Anadolu Agency / Getty In cities and towns across the United States, demonstrations sprang up immediately following the Supreme Court’s decision on Friday that struck down the landmark 50-year-old Roe v. Wade case, removing a federal right to an abortion. Thousands...

Photos: Devastating Floods Hit the Yellowstone Region

Gina Riquier / NPS Earlier this week, heavy rains and melting snow near Yellowstone National Park combined, causing rivers to overflow, flooding farms and ranches, washing out roads and bridges, and forcing the park to close. The Yellowstone River hit its highest level in decades,...

The Fight for Roe

Alyssa Pointer / Reuters Abortion-rights supporters gathered and marched in cities across America following the leak of a draft majority opinion by U.S. Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito, which suggests that the court intends to overturn the landmark Roe v. Wade ruling that...

Reckoning With Lynching in Liberal America

Under a large white tent on a warm Sunday in early autumn, a group of residents in Montgomery County, Maryland, gathered at Welsh Park in the town of Rockville. A crescendo of gospel hymns hung above the crowd before falling gently over us like a warm bedsheet. A small group of children squealed from a playground in the distance. We were there to remember...

The Betrayal

I. The EndIt took four presidencies for America to finish abandoning Afghanistan. George W. Bush’s attention wandered off soon after American Special Forces rode horseback through the northern mountains and the first schoolgirls gathered in freezing classrooms. Barack Obama, after studying the problem for months, poured in troops and pulled them out...

Tracking Cougars to Figure Out Where to Build a Bridge

Stephanie Keith / Reuters Highways that cut through wild areas present a daunting barrier for local wildlife. In Washington State, the Olympic Cougar Project—a partnership between a coalition of Native American tribes and the Washington State Department of Transportation—is studying...

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