The California National Guard’s ability to supply planes and helicopters to fight wildfires in a season already above normal may be jeopardized by automatic federal budget cuts, according to the two-star general who commands the force.
As U.S. Senator Jeff Sessions becomes the lead critic of a bill that would let undocumented immigrants win citizenship, the Republican Party in his home state of Alabama is pushing in the opposite direction.
After decades of unpredictable ski seasons that lasted as little as four days, the Arizona Snowbowl resort took a bold step last month: It started ensuring a reliable supply of snow by using water recycled from sewage.
Olympic hopefuls, Air Force Academy cadets and high school athletes have been testing their endurance on an abandoned cable-car route near the base of Pikes Peak in Colorado. When they do, every step they take is against the law.