Thirty years of rainfall data splits the nation into the desiccated West and the inundated East.
The Caldor fire has destroyed more than 600 homes and threatens more than 32,000 structures as it moves toward the Nevada state line.
"That basically stops the spread of the fire," one official said.
Mary W. Jackson grew up in Hampton, Virginia and attended the historically black college Hampton Institute (now Hampton University).
Washington State Department of Agriculture entomologist Chris Looney displays a dead Asian giant hornet, a sample sent from Japan and brought in for research last year in Blaine, Wash.; Credit: Elaine Thompson /AFP via Getty ImagesJoe Hernandez | NPR Murder
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A new method for quantifying plant evolution reveals that after the onset of early seed plants, complexity halted for 250 million years until the diversification of flowering plants about 100 million years ago.
A deep learning approach to classifying buildings with wildfire damage may help responders focus their recovery efforts and offer more immediate information to displaced residents.
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