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5 questions for a U.S. writer in Costa Rica
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Arts & Culture
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5 questions for a U.S. writer in Costa Rica

Amanda Zúñiga - November 6, 2016

Mary Smathers grew up and spent her entire life in the San Francisco Bay Area. On a trip to Costa Rica, however, she and her husband fell in love…

Scientists say it’s been 500 years since the California drought has been this bad
Climate Change
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Climate Change
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Scientists say it’s been 500 years since the California drought has been this bad

Darryl Fears | The Washington Post - September 14, 2015

Researchers knew the California drought was already a record breaker when they set out to find its exact place in history, but they were surprised by what…

Wildfires rage across US state of California
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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Wildfires rage across US state of California

Josh Edelson | AFP - August 3, 2015

CLEARLAKE, California – Thousands of firefighters battled raging wildfires Sunday in drought-parched California, where officials evacuated entire neighborhoods and closed miles of highway in the path of the…