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Authorities believe skeletal remains found inside a truck recovered from a North Texas lake are those of a woman missing for 35 years.
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California farmers and cities are set to get more water, as state and federal officials ease drought-related water cutbacks because of recent rain and snow.
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Containers of milk are displayed at Cal-Mart Grocery on March 27, 2014 in San Francisco, California.
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Westwood moved closer to ending a two-year winless drought in adding a 6-under-par 66 to his opening round of 65 at Kuala Lumpur Country Club.
Tens of thousands of spring-run Chinook salmon are being released into the San Joaquin River, marking a major milestone in the federal plan to restore native fish populations to the state's second-longest river.
Ongoing deforestation and fragmentation of forests in the Amazon help create tinderbox conditions for wildfires in remnant forests, contributing to rapid and widespread forest loss during drought years, according to a team of researchers.
Purdue Agriculture Economist Corinne Alexander said California depends on snow during the winter months for water supply in the summer.
California is experiencing one of its worst droughts, and the Valley could see some of the effects in local grocery stores.
China has backtracked on its policy of capping retail prices on medicines and will allow pharmaceutical companies to set prices for some drugs, after criticism that controls had caused a drug drought that derailed treatment for millions of patients.
It will restrict farmers from drawing water from the Flint and some of its tributaries during severe drought.
Once again, Portland officials are preparing to flush millions of gallons of treated water because someone urinated at a city reservoir.
The yearly project is intended for those who cannot afford to travel during Holy Week and will include 12 pools near a boardwalk in the capital of Santo Domingo.
Nearly nine out of 10 Californians say the state is suffering from a "serious water shortage," according to a new poll that confirms widespread concern over the lack of rain, diminished Sierra snowpack and low reservoir levels after three years of drought.
There are varying degrees of drought conditions in the Plains region, but a National Weather Service hydrologist says predicted above-normal rain this spring might ease some of the problem.
After the brutal winter weather of January and February, people who use oil to heat their homes saw costs fall a bit in March along with dropping prices at the pump.
A failure by New Mexico to address water supply challenges and climate change would have far-ranging effects on everything from national security to energy independence and the ability to compete in the global economy, a U.S. senator said Tuesday.