Here's the latest for Saturday, July 23rd: Biden likely has highly contagious COVID-19 strain; Thousands ordered to flee California wildfire; Parents, 6-year-old girl, fatally shot at Iowa park; European bison released into woodland in rewilding project.
- CBS News
Four sets of human remains have been found at Lake Mead National Recreation Area since May.
- USA TODAY
A study says that as the Earth warms, a California flood that would swamp Los Angeles, displace millions and cause historic damage gets more likely.
- The Hill
A chemical leak late Thursday evening caused the closure of a major freeway in California, forcing officials to evacuate about 170 residences from within a half-mile radius of the leak. John Crater, the chief of the Riverside County Fire Department, said at a press conference on Friday that all homes and businesses were evacuated. The…
- Columbus Ledger-Enquirer
Kids found the snake in their bedroom, only to have it disappear and turn up later under the bedside table, the sheriff’s office said.
- Reuters Videos
STORY: Footage showed the bear wobbling and whining as she sat belly-up in the back of a pick-up truck, after people rescued the visibly-debilitated animal from the forest.Mad honey, or "deli bal" in Turkish, is a type of rhododendron honey that can have hallucinogenic effects.The bear was brought to a vet, where she was receiving treatment and would likely be released into the wild in the coming days, local authorities said, adding that she was in good condition.
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
They were found in an apartment complex pond, officials said.
- NBC News
Las Vegas was hit with fresh flash floods Thursday night just two weeks after casinos and hotels in the tourist hotspot were flooded with water during monsoonal rains.
- Miami Herald
A disturbance began to develop Friday just offshore of southeastern Louisiana in the Gulf of Mexico, forecasters said.
- AZCentral | The Arizona Republic
Arizona's State Land Department unlawfully allowed Fondomonte to pump unlimited amounts of groundwater at no cost. That must stop.
- The Week
Newsom unveils plan to store more water as California gets drier
- Miami Herald
“That bear had to have been to prison.”
- NBC News
The New York Police Department came to the rescue of a distressed carriage horse that collapsed on a hot New York City street Wednesday, leading to renewed
- Business Insider
Videos show Las Vegas casinos underwater again following flash floods, the latest in a string of extreme weather events
One clip from inside Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino showed card tables being soaked as water fell from the ceiling.
- LA Times
The agreement requires Boeing to monitor stormwater runoff for 195 pollutants after the company completes a cleanup of the Santa Susana Field Lab.
- Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Blue-green algae blooms, once unheard of in Lake Superior, are a sign that ‘things are changing’ experts say
The blooms are cropping up regularly, likely from warming waters and intensifying storms.
- LA Times
The fish, which died of chlorine exposure, included green and white sturgeon and chinook salmon that were being studied at the facility.
- CBS News Videos
Drought conditions are causing water levels at Lake Mead to reach record lows, and it's unearthing human remains. The Weather Channel's Dave Malkoff explains how long-buried stories are being brought to the surface.
“This #WorldElephantDay and every day we must think about our impacts on the planet and how they ripple out towards our fellow species,” wrote Bindi
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- The Guardian
Chlorine exposure appears to be cause of death of animals at UC Davis research center