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  • Earthquake: 3.0 quake strikes near Mammoth Lakes, Calif.

    Earthquake: 3.0 quake strikes near Mammoth Lakes, Calif.
    A shallow magnitude 3.0 earthquake was reported Monday evening 15 miles from Mammoth Lakes, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 11:10 p.m. Pacific time at a depth of 3.7 miles.
  • Amid California's drought, a bruising battle for cheap water

    Amid California's drought, a bruising battle for cheap water
    The signs appear about 200 miles north of Los Angeles, tacked onto old farm wagons parked along quiet two-lane roads and bustling Interstate 5. "Congress Created Dust Bowl." "Stop the Politicians' Water Crisis." "No Water No Jobs." They dot the...

    Giant machines help South Florida dissect hurricanes

    Giant machines help South Florida dissect hurricanes
    Florida, the most storm-battered state in the nation, now is home to groundbreaking research that allows scientists to dissect the raw power of hurricanes. Both the University of Miami and Florida International University have built complexes that...

    Media: Radical Shift In Control Of The News

    Media: Radical Shift In Control Of The News
    In the era of status updates, Instagram filters and 140-character news alerts on Twitter, awareness in our current technological age orbits around our mobile devices. We check our screens more than 150 times a day, on average, motivated by the never-...

    Earthquake: 4.1 quake strikes near Rio Dell

    Earthquake: 4.1 quake strikes near Rio Dell
    A shallow magnitude 4.1 earthquake was reported Sunday morning 20 miles from Rio Dell, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 7:24 a.m. Pacific time at a depth of 13.7 miles. According to the USGS, the epicenter was 24 miles...