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Tuesday, Jan 24, 2017 at 06:04 PM PST

Badlands National Park's Climate Change Tweets Deleted

Badlands National Park's Climate Change Tweets Deleted

The Twitter account for the Badlands National Park in South Dakota published a series of tweets Tuesday on climate change. A few hours later, the tweets were deleted.

Thursday, Jul 21, 2016 at 04:34 AM PDT

Tesla's Musk Unveils 'Master Plan': Trucks, Buses, Small SUV

Tesla's Musk Unveils 'Master Plan': Trucks, Buses, Small SUV

Electric car maker Tesla Motors is working on multiple new vehicles, including heavy trucks and buses that could be unveiled as early as next year.

Wednesday, Jun 1, 2016 at 07:14 PM PDT

State Loosens Water Restrictions, But Drought Not Over Yet

State Loosens Water Restrictions, But Drought Not Over Yet

Has a wet winter helped ease California's Drought? Sam Brock investigates.

Wednesday, Feb 3, 2016 at 02:13 AM PST

Scientists to Inject Fuel in Experimental Fusion Device

Scientists to Inject Fuel in Experimental Fusion Device

Scientists in northeast Germany were poised to flip the switch Wednesday on an experiment they hope will advance the quest for nuclear fusion, considered a clean and safe form of nuclear power." Researchers...

Saturday, Mar 26, 2016 at 04:01 PM PDT

Wildlife Protection Agencies Warn of 'Nurdle' Problem

Wildlife Protection Agencies Warn of 'Nurdle' Problem

Wildlife protection agencies say thousands of tiny pellets – called “nurdles” – are washing up on Bay Area beaches, putting fish and birds in serious danger.

Thursday, Jan 28, 2016 at 08:22 AM PST

If Approved, New Fee Will Impact All California Drivers

If Approved, New Fee Will Impact All California Drivers

A new fee to replace lost funds from the California gas tax will impact all drivers. Sam Brock investigates.

Friday, Dec 11, 2015 at 07:58 PM PST

Paris Climate Agreement Could Have Little Impact

Paris Climate Agreement Could Have Little Impact

Sam Brock fact checks the force or futility of an international climate agreement.

Monday, Sep 28, 2015 at 03:31 PM PDT

Colorado Makes Big Money from Legalized Marijuana

Colorado Makes Big Money from Legalized Marijuana

A new report says Colorado brought in more money from marijuana taxes than alcohol taxes. Is that true? Sam Brock investigates.

Tuesday, Aug 4, 2015 at 07:18 PM PDT

Tree Collapses Likely Not Drought-Related, Experts Say

Tree Collapses Likely Not Drought-Related, Experts Say

A fallen tree in Pasadena injured eight children and sparked news reports and claims linking tree collapse to the current drought. But does the data support that claim? Sam Brock investigates.

Tuesday, Jul 14, 2015 at 10:44 AM PDT

Recycled Water Safe for Drinking, Lab Results Show

Recycled Water Safe for Drinking, Lab Results Show

Leaders of the Santa Clara Valley Water District aim to have recycled water in the region's drinking cups in the next three to five years. But is the treated wastewater really as clean and pure as it's being...

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