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California storm (Gary Kazanjian / Associated Press)

Yosemite Flood Danger as New Storms Slam Sierras

Snowmelt-driven flooding in Yosemite Valley and parts of Mariposa County is about to worsen as new thunderstorms packing 50-mile-per-hour winds slam the Sierra Mountains.

Pieter Brueghel the Elder (Wikimedia Commons)

Increase in Plague Cases Linked to… California Drought?

An unusual resurgence of the plague in the United States this year has left three dead and eight others sickened across six states, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).