Digital News World

How a Changing Climate Is Shaping a Leaf Peeper’s Paradise

by www.nytimes.com
A warming planet is responsible for the glorious colors of fall lasting so late in the year, scientists say, but they warn it could have a negative effect on the foliage over the longer term.
Read Full Article On www.nytimes.com

Recent News

Kim Kardashian West added to Chicago Ideas Week lineup

Kim Kardashian West has been added to next month's Chicago Ideas Week lineup, organizers announced Wednesday. The reality-star-turned-entrepreneur is scheduled to chat with Washington Post fashion cri
Read Full Story

Presumed new Swiss foreign minister seeks fresh start in EU talks

ZURICH (Reuters) - Switzerland's putative new foreign minister called on Wednesday for a fresh start to tortuous talks on cementing ties with the European Union, the neutral country's most important t
Read Full Story

Russia becomes Iraq Kurds' top funder, quiet about independence vote

LONDON (Reuters) - Russia, the only major power that has not called on Iraq's Kurds to cancel a referendum on independence next week, has swiftly become the top funder of Kurdish oil and gas deals, wi
Read Full Story

Belarus plays down Western fears of aggression stirred by joint war games with Russia

BORISOV FIRING RANGE, Belarus (Reuters) - Belarus said on Wednesday the West had no reason to fear attack by its close ally Russia or that Moscow could leave behind forces after war games it is holdin
Read Full Story

Police: Pennsylvania man shot another, self after argument

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Police say a Pennsylvania man shot another during a domestic dispute, then shot himself as police arrived to investigate the first shooting. Swatara Township police identifie
Read Full Story

Police: Man drove stolen vehicle with toddler inside

HAMDEN, Conn. (AP) — Police in Connecticut have arrested a man they say was driving a stolen vehicle with his toddler son inside. Police say 21-year-old Gamalier Estrada III, of New Haven, also dro
Read Full Story

Popular Finance

With Trump's DACA reversal, an art moment rises: how two works have acquired new significance

A pair of artworks - both conceived before Trump's DACA decision - take on new significance after the president's decision.
Read Full Story

Leslie Van Houten participated in a killing that terrorized Southern California. She should stay in prison.

To the editor: I found Linda Deutsch’s opinion regarding the proposed release of convicted murderer Leslie Van Houten both naive and offensive. (“Release Leslie Van Houten. If she hadn't been
Read Full Story

Today: Another Quake Leaves Death and Destruction in Mexico

A deadly earthquake in Central Mexico on Tuesday toppled buildings and sent authorities and volunteers scrambling to find survivors in Mexico City and beyond. Here are the stories you shouldn’t
Read Full Story

Entitled drivers are getting in the way of California’s climate change efforts

For all the talk in California about leading the world in fighting global warming and resisting President Trump’s climate-denial agenda, the state faces one powerful obstacle that limits its env
Read Full Story

Trump's wall is big, beautiful and dumb — here's a better way to control the border

If the goal is to stop illegal immigration, I’ve got some advice for President Trump from here in California, which used to be part of Mexico and now has turned itself into a kind of sanctuary s
Read Full Story

When will a judge decide whether Robert Durst should stand trial in his L.A. murder case?

New York real estate scion Robert Durst could learn as soon as Wednesday when a Los Angeles judge will hold a hearing to decide whether there is enough evidence for him to face trial for murder. D
Read Full Story

10 points to keep in mind about housing affordability in California

Many politicians and activists push simplistic solutions when it comes to California’s housing woes. Some promote subsidies; others density. Some sell infill as the solution; others blame everyt
Read Full Story

What other kinds of lawlessness does California want to protect as a 'sanctuary state'?

To the editor: We are a nation of laws. Our laws both protect and sustain us as a society. Our laws are both major and minor, but the rule of law is what governs our way of life and safeguards our
Read Full Story

Democracy depends on free speech. Thankfully, UC Berkeley's chancellor understands that.

To the editor: At last, a voice of levity from UC Berkeley’s Chancellor, Carol T. Christ. (“UC Berkeley Chancellor Carol T. Christ: ‘Free speech has itself become controversial,’” Sept.
Read Full Story