Memorial Day represents the kickoff to summer and the usually busy vacation travel season. As states lift pandemic restrictions and reopen their economies, how are beach towns and business owners adjusting to a new landscape reshaped by coronavirus? John Yang…
The governor sternly warned that he could close the beaches again if his new rules aren’t followed.
By Associated Press
California Gov. Gavin Newsom has ordered beaches in Orange County to close until further notice.
By Amy Taxin, Adam Beam, Stefanie Dazio, Associated Press
Gov. Gavin Newsom will order all beaches and state parks closed Friday after tens of thousands of people flocked to the seashore last weekend during a heat wave despite his stay-at-home order, according to a memo sent Wednesday evening to…
By Adam Beam, Stefanie Dazio, Associated Press
By Frank Jordans, Associated Press
Nations such as the Gambia, Pakistan and the Comoros islands could lose more than half their beaches. Big countries like Australia, the United States and China will lose the most in absolute terms.
By Malcolm Brabant
Seventy-five years ago, tens of thousands of American, European and Canadian soldiers waded ashore France’s foggy northern coast to achieve a pivotal victory against Nazi Germany. In honor of the milestone D-Day anniversary, President Trump and other leaders convened at…
Even though the blown-out BP oil well in the Gulf of Mexico has been permanently sealed, Louisiana is continuing its battle against another environmental challenge: coastal erosion. Tom Bearden reports.
BP issued a new internal report blaming the largest offshore oil spill in history on a series of human and mechanical failures. Judy Woodruff talks to Steven Mufson of the Washington Post about the report.
As Hurricane Earl approached the East Coast, residents and tourists were warned to take precautions. In some areas, residents boarded their homes and businesses before they evacuated. Jim Lehrer has more.
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