Sean Cockerham, McClatchy Washington Bureau
WASHINGTON — Rep. Adam Schiff of California, the top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, said Sunday that Russians will continue cyberattacks to interfere with U.S. elections unless something is done.
WASHINGTON — New research shows the fingerprints of global warming in worsening the California drought and suggests a future of more dryness for the suffering state. A major new study released Thursday adds to the growing scientific consensus that rising temperatures linked to the burning of fossil fuels are intensifying the crisis, although climate scientists believe natural weather variations are responsible for the lack of rainfall that created the drought. Also on Thursday, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration reported that July was the warmest month on record worldwide an
WASHINGTON — A federal judge ruled Thursday that oil giant BP was grossly negligent in the 2010 Deepwater Horizon blowout, which killed 11 workers and resulted in the biggest environmental disaster in U.S. history. U.S.
WASHINGTON — Andy Wills was sleeping on a friend’s couch in Cordova, Alaska, on March 24, 1989, ready to head out and harvest spring herring in Prince William Sound. “My buddy had just handed me a cup of coffee in the morning and we’re watching ‘Good Morning America,’ ” Wills said. “And there’s the Exxon Valdez on TV, spilling oil.” “We were like, ‘No!’ It was just the start of a nightmare,” Wills said. The herring of Prince William Sound still have not recovered. Neither have killer whales, and legal issues remain unresolved a quarter of a century later.