It's 59 degrees in Rancho Cordova today. Here's the news—
Elizabeth Preston, New York Times (Tweet)
A biologist decided to investigate a shrimp parade that attracts thousands of tourists in a province of Thailand.
Lucas Joel, New York Times (Tweet)
Massive volcanic eruptions ignited oil and coal deposits in Siberia in the events that led to the Permian-Triassic “Great Dying” event.
Benjamin Mueller and Stanley Reed, New York Times (Tweet)
Goals include ending sales of gas and diesel cars by 2030, achieving net zero carbon emissions by 2050 and, perhaps, pleasing a new sensibility in Washington.
Deirdre Walsh, NPR (Tweet)
After Republicans unexpectedly picked up at least eight seats, House Democrats are still sorting out what went wrong but are still expected to reelect Speaker Nancy Pelosi and her top lieutenants.
Andrew Freedman, The Washington Post (Tweet)
Ten storms rapidly intensified this Atlantic season, some to a record degree.
Tatiana Schlossberg, The Washington Post (Tweet)
Heat waves, drought, warmer winters and erratic rainfall — all signs of climate change — are creating challenges for cranberry growers who have farmed the red fruit for hundreds of years.
Dino Grandoni, The Washington Post (Tweet)
Environmental advocates say their message broke through, but there are limits to how climate change currently influences votes.
Aja Romano, Vox (Tweet)
Americans are embracing dangerous conspiratorial beliefs, from QAnon to coronavirus denial.
Rachel Ramirez, Vox (Tweet)
Indigenous leaders call for Biden to name Deb Haaland to head the Department of the Interior. She would be the first-ever Native American Cabinet member.
Brianna Provenzano, Vox (Tweet)
From vote-switchers to first-time voters, here are a few of the new converts to both the left and right this election.
Karla Adam, The Washington Post (Tweet)
Johnson says that Britain will become the "Saudi Arabia of wind."