From record-breaking heat waves to massive wildfires, floods and long-running drought, the impacts of climate change across the U.S. have been impossible to ignore in 2021.
Unlike last Christmas when many Americans were living in states still under lockdowns, an estimated 109 million people will be traveling out of town for Christmas and New Year's this year.
In response to a Supreme Court decision on Texas' near-abortion ban Friday, California Governor Gavin Newsom announced that he would push for new legislation modeled after the Texas law to allow Californians to sue individuals who manufacture or sell assault weapons or ghost guns.
California environmental regulators have set a date to halt the sale of new gas-powered leaf blowers and lawnmowers, the latest move in the state's efforts to address pollution and reduce emissions.
California is preparing for a third straight year of drought, and officials are tightening limits on water use to levels never seen so early in the water year.
Officials from the Port of Los Angeles said Tuesday that they'd seen a "significant improvement" at the backlogged port in recent weeks.
In preparation for a potential winter surge in COVID-19 cases, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed an executive order that will ensure the state's health care facilities have adequate staffing and resources through the winter months.
Ask people to name the world's largest river, and most will probably guess that it's the Amazon, the Nile or the Mississippi. In fact, some of Earth's largest rivers are in the sky.
A powerful storm system known as an atmospheric river is heading for northern California and Oregon, a region in the midst of an historic drought.
A rating agency is warning water shortages in western states reliant on the Colorado River could lead to rate hikes that would be unaffordable for some.