US – World

YubaNet.com
The Modern News Consumer

Jul 7, 2016

WASHINGTON, DC, July 7, 2016 - Wave after wave of digital innovation has introduced a new set of influences on the public’s news habits. A new, two-part survey by Pew Research Center, conducted in early 2016 in association with the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, examines the defining traits of the modern...

Tags: | |

YubaNet.com
Learning to live with wildfires: how communities can become ‘fire-adapted’

Jul 7, 2016
Learning to live with wildfires: how communities can become ‘fire-adapted’

July 7, 2016 - In recent years wildfire seasons in the western United States have become so intense that many of us who make our home in dry, fire-prone areas are grappling with how to live with fire.

When I moved to a small town in eastern Washington in 2004, I thought I was prepared...

Tags: | |

YubaNet.com
Warming pulses in ancient climate record link volcanoes, asteroid impact and dinosaur-killing mass

Jul 6, 2016
Warming pulses in ancient climate record link volcanoes, asteroid impact and dinosaur-killing mass

...

Tags: | |

YubaNet.com
Wealthier Americans now receive much more health care than middle class or poor, reversing a 50-year trend: Harvard study

Jul 6, 2016

July 6, 2016 - Inequality in the use of health care has increased dramatically in recent years, with wealthier Americans, who tend to be healthier, now consuming the most care, according to a study published today in the July issue of Health Affairs.

In 2012, the wealthiest fifth of Americans got 43...

Tags: | |

YubaNet.com
Discharged, Then Discarded: ACLU Report Details How U.S. Has Failed Deported Veterans

Jul 6, 2016

LOS ANGELES, CA, July 6, 2016 - The federal government’s failure to help naturalize immigrants serving in the U.S. military has led to the deportation of untold numbers of veterans, all of whom were entitled to become citizens because of their service, according to a report released today by the ACLU of California.

The report,...

Tags: | |

YubaNet.com
U.S. Releases Official Casualty Numbers and New Executive Order on “Targeted Killing”

Jul 5, 2016

WASHINGTON, July 5, 2016 — The Obama administration today released statistics revealing how many people it believes it has killed since 2009 in drone and other airstrikes “away from areas of active hostilities,” including the number of civilians. It also issued an Executive Order providing for the regular disclosure of similar information in the...

Tags: | |

YubaNet.com
Agreement: Monarch Butterfly to Get Endangered Species Act Protection Decision by 2019

Jul 5, 2016
Agreement: Monarch Butterfly to Get Endangered Species Act Protection Decision by 2019

...

YubaNet.com
Is fluoride in drinking water safe? (video)

Jul 5, 2016

July 5, 2016 - It's in our tap water, toothpaste and even in tea. Fluoride has helped reduce cavities in children for decades. Still, more than 70 years after Grand Rapids, Michigan, became the first city to fluoridate its drinking water, the practice ...

Tags: | |

YubaNet.com
On thin ice: Enceladus

Jul 5, 2016
On thin ice: Enceladus

...

Tags: | |

YubaNet.com
Why river floodplains are key to preserving nature and biodiversity in the western US

Jul 5, 2016
Why river floodplains are key to preserving nature and biodiversity in the western US

July 5, 2016 - Although they may not commonly be viewed as hotspots for biodiversity, gravel-bed river floodplains are by far the most important feature for nature across the landscapes of western North America.

This is because gravel-bed rivers disproportionately create high diversity of habitats, concentrate nutrients for growth, and provide corridors to link populations...

Stay connected to Sacramento Connect

Follow Sacramento Connect on Twitter  Find Sacramento Connect on Facebook

Categories

  • Hot Topics (2)
  • Shopping (1049)
  • Top Stories (3614)