As wildfires burned in California, a study by several major environmental groups estimated that climate change could mean that future blazes will be much larger and add billions of dollars to already costly losses.
WASHINGTON — The number of dead from super storm Sandy continued to increase Thursday as floodwaters slowly receded back to the sea, exposing bodies including two small boys killed on Staten Island, N.Y.
LOS ANGELES - The United States has reached a historic tipping point - with Latino, Asian, mixed-race and African-American births constituting a majority of births for the first time, the U.S. Census Bureau reported Thursday.
LOS ANGELES - The White House on Monday rejected comments by
U.S. Sen. Jon Kyl of Arizona that border security is being held
"hostage" to a political drive to achieve a comprehensive