Navy Secretary Carlos Del Toro traveled to Pearl Harbor and told reporters he was apologizing to everyone affected by what he called a “horrible, horrible tragedy.”…
By Audrey McAvoy, Associated Press
The U.S. government is urging U.S. citizens to leave Haiti because of the country's deepening insecurity and a severe lack of fuel. That shortage has affected hospitals, schools and banks.
By Evens Sanon, Associated Press
In a joint letter Tuesday, water officials from Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico and Wyoming urged the federal government to halt the approval process for the pipeline until the states could resolve concerns about the potential effect on future…
By Sam Metz, Associated Press
Mexico has fallen behind in the amount of water it must send north from its dams under a 1944 treaty, and is struggling to make up the shortfall by the Oct. 24 deadline.
By Mark Stevenson, Associated Press
By John Yang, Sam Lane
The global water supply is constantly and increasingly threatened by climate change, overconsumption and poor management, among other forces. In an effort to bolster it, scientists around the world are leveraging familiar scientific principles with modern technology to capture water…
By Larisa Epatko
Peter Mumo, a 28 year old from Kenya, started a project to help farmers, hospitals and schools store much-needed water.
By PBS NewsHour
Recent studies have found that humans are using up water at a faster rate than it is being replenished. Judy Woodruff talks to James S. Famiglietti, a professor of Earth system science and civil and environmental engineering at the University…
By Hari Sreenivasan
For a second day, residents of Toledo, Ohio, are not able to drink water flowing from their taps. The water is unsafe because of an algae bloom in Lake Erie, which is affecting the city and…
In our news wrap Tuesday, Russian contractors have been burying construction waste outside Sochi, despite a no waste pledge by the government for the Winter Olympics. The illegal dumping may taint the water supply for the games. Also, Beijing police…
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