Dec. 1, 2022


Unrest in China

Riverside Deaths

War in Ukraine

In Ukraine, a bleak winter lies ahead for combatants and civilians alike, as its army strives to maintain battlefield momentum against Russian forces.

Democracy under attack

Column One

What’s the probability of something happening? Or of two things happening at once? Scientists offer up explanations for ‘meaningful coincidences.’


Perhaps you’ve come across this popular train on TikTok, where people rave about its gorgeous observation cars. Here’s what the ride in coach is really like.


Eight decades ago, the Mojave Desert was home to hundreds of tortoises per square mile. Today, most tortoise populations in the wild have fallen to 2 to 3 adults per square mile, largely due to climate change, loss of habitat and an increase in the raven population. Can California’s Endangered Species Act save the tortoises from extinction?



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